• The 25th Amendment

    “It’s easier to impeach than invoke the 25th Amendment,” Rosen added, “which is why no president has ever been removed under the disability provision of the 25th Amendment.”   Are yo...
  • Pay Attention: Teacher as Distracted Student

    Recently while an audience member at a professional conference I found myself morphing into one of my students. I was supposed to be paying attention but in a moment of boredom or disinterest I had noticed a colleague...
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  • Field Tripping: Class Time in the Campus Library

                In previous blogs (May 3rd and May 18th) I shared my thoughts about conducting research with first and second-year students in history classes. T...
  • Teaching History Online - by Suzanne McCormack

    Originally posted in The Journal of American History.   Professor Suzanne McCormack discusses her positive journey through adopting technology into her history courses to engage and educate community college stud...
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  • Brian Lukoff on Social Learning with Perusall

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  • Visitors Welcome: Office Hours in the Age of Email

    Email was barely a thing when I was an undergraduate. If I had a question or concern about class I had to wait my turn outside of the professor’s office. I remember many times sitting on the floor in a hallway c...
  • Flipping the Classroom for History

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  • This Map Shows How America Voted in Every Election Since 1824

    Originally posted on November 8, 2016 on TIME.   The political divisions throughout the U.S. haven’t always been so black and white (or red and blue). TIME’s electoral history maps dating back to 182...
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  • Incorporating Technology into Your History Courses with Suzanne McCormack

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  • Professor's Guidance Suggested: Easing Anxiety in Student Research

    My students’ expressions were blank when I asked how the research projects were coming along. The class, an upper-level hybrid course, meets face to face only once a week. Our limited time together has led to my...
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  • History is back on top!

    According to Yale Daily News, History is back on top of the Majors list starting with the class of 2019! http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2017/04/06/history-returns-to-the-top-major-for-class-of-2019/    As I v...
  • Webinar: Incorporating Technology into History Courses

    4/14/17 2:00 PM
    Are you feeling pressure to incorporate technology into your classes?   Suzanne McCormack has walked this journey. In the History department at her college, technology was not being widely used so she took t...
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  • Teaching History Online to Today's Community College Students - by Suzanne McCormack

    Originally posted on October 20, 2016 on Process: A Blog for American History. Community College of Rhode Island History professor Suzanne McCormack shares her thoughts and challenges on teaching history in the digi...
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  • Jackie Kennedy First Lady at Play

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  • Franklin Roosevelt's Inauguration

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  • Betty Boop for President

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  • September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Texting in Class

    Originally posted on March 31, 2016 on On Top of the World.   This podcast features a review of Robert Strayer’s Ways of the World, discussing its use of visual sources and representations of nomadic peopl...
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  • The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists

    Originally posted on November 10, 2016 on TIME. Since it’s inception, the electoral college was designed to balance the interests between highly populated and less populated states—but the biggest polit...
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  • The Politics of the Apocalypse

    Originally posted on September 30, 2011 on Here and Now.   Associate professor of history at Washington State University Matthew Sutton debates a New York Times opinion piece depicting Christian apocalypticism as...
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