History Gateways Resources

Recommended Readings

Who learns what in our courses today?

The Lay of the Land

What Faculty Are Doing

Defining our Purpose

Disciplinary Culture Matters

  • Hyde, Anne. "Five Reasons History Professors Suck at Assessment." Journal of American History, Volume 102, no. 4 (March 2016): 1104-1107.
  • Sewell, William. "Chapter One: Theory, History, and Social Science." In Logics of History: Social Theory and Social Transformation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Audiovisual Resources

  • Hyde, Anne. "Plagued By Doubt: Uncertainty as History's Pedagogy." Video of keynote presentation from the Texas Conference on Introductory History Courses, Univ. of Texas at Austin, September 28, 2018.
  • "Ditching the lecture for active learning." AMP Reports. Podcast audio, September 19, 2019. Veteran Tuner Nancy Quam-Wickham shares some active learning strategies and results from her intro to U.S. history course. Hear her at about 10:44 in the episode.
  • Quam-Wickham, Nancy. "Webinar: Assessment and Evaluation in Introductory History Courses." November 19, 2019. The AHA's History Gateways initiative is excited to offer a webinar on assessment and evaluation in introductory history courses, hosted by veteran Tuner Dr. Nancy Quam-Wickham (CSU Long Beach). AHA members can view a recording of the webinar here.