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Laura Westhoff on how her history research and teaching work together

How can historians use the scholarship of teaching and learning to bridge the gap between what historians do and what students learn? Laura Westhoff (Univ. of Missouri St. Louis) discusses how her early interest in teaching and her research on the social construction of knowledge helped lead her...


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David Pace on the high stakes of history teaching and learning

How can historians use the scholarship of teaching and learning to bridge the gap between what historians do and what students learn? David Pace (Indiana Univ. Bloomington), one of the historians who has pioneered research into history teaching and learning in the United States, talks about the...


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Quantitative Fluency in the History Classroom

Julia Brookins, AHA, Chair Using Quantitative Data in Community College Courses—Maureen Nutting, North Seattle Community College US Environmental History for Scientists—Nancy Quam-Wickham, California State University Long Beach CASE Studies: Taking History into the Streets—Greg Nobles,...


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Approaches to History Pedagogy in General Education Curricula

Nancy Quam-Wickham, California State University Long Beach, Chair Developing a Pre-Major at Utah State University: What is the difference between seeing history as a social science as opposed to one of the humanities?— Daniel McInerney and Norm Jones, Utah State University Progress Portfolios...



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Class-sourcing History: Teaching Students, Serving the Public, and Staying Relevant

We search constantly for ways to teach students better, to serve our discipline, profession, and the broader public more fully, and to stay relevant in this digital era. I would like to propose one strategy that has the potential to advance our collective capacity on all of these fronts: a...