In time for the new school year, The History Teacher has published a special issue on the AHA Tuning Project. This has been in the pipeline for a long time, and we are grateful to the authors and to Nancy Quam-Wickham (CSU Long Beach) for persevering in getting this into print.
Please check it out!
Preview here: http://www.societyforhistoryeducation.org/A16Preview.html
The American Historical Association’s Tuning Project: An Introduction by Daniel J. McInerney (pp. 491-501)
History in Harmony: The AHA "Tuning" Project in the Community College and the Closing of the Transfer Gap by Sarah Shurts (pp. 503-517)
Reimagining the Introductory U.S. History Course by Nancy Quam-Wickham (pp. 519-548)
Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered: Our Experiences with Assessment and the Tuning Project by Elaine Carey and Tracey-Anne Cooper (pp. 549-560)
Sharper, Clearer Outcomes: Using Stakeholder Focus Groups for Tuning History by Andrew Stuart Bergerson and Nathan Lindsay, with Leah K. Gensheimer and Dan Stroud (pp. 561-586)