• Happy International Museum Day

    Happy International Museum Day   International Museum Day, in my opinion, is like the MET Gala but for museums around the world. Every year, museums plan for events and activities to promote the theme of the year...
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  • Is it Over Yet? Finally It's Time for Finals

    Spring semester ended officially today when I submitted my students’ final grades. No doubt the remnants of our experiences teaching during the pandemic will carry over into the fall semester. For the moment, ho...
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  • Race Relations and the LA Riots, 28 Years Later

    28 years ago today marked the beginning of one of the most prolific events in American History: the LA riots. Five days of civil unrest led to numerous assaults, property damage, and race relations deteriorated drasti...
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  • Maintaining Engagement & Helping Future Historians

    For me, and no doubt many others in the Macmillan Community, staying motivated since the widespread social distancing orders and campus shutdowns began in March has been extremely difficult. I’d love to be able ...
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  • Adaptive Quizzing: Affordable and Effective

    The best investment you can make for an online component for fall classes. Achieve Read & Practice WILL make your students more successful and prepared. It will also make your job easier because you will be a...
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  • Three Things I Wish I Knew in January 2020

    Although I’ve been working with college students now for more than twenty years, this semester has been unlike any we in academia have experienced in the past.   A few years back, during a particularly diff...
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  • Eric Nelson on Model Voice-Overs for Online Teaching

    In his blog post, "Model Voice-Overs," Eric Nelson draws from his experience teaching online to share his perspective on transitioning the world history survey course from a face-to-face to an online environment....
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  • Sharing Resources on Health & History

    I think it’s safe to say that none of us are experiencing the spring semester we envisioned when it began in January. I was on Spring Break when COVID-19-related closures, cancellations, and postponements began....
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  • "1917" as Academic Inspiration

    As a historian I struggle with Hollywood-versions of history. Based on a “true story” or “actual events” generally indicates, to me, that some well-meaning writers have taken an historical even...
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  • Achieve Read & Practice: From Skeptic to Advocate

    In this 25 minute webinar, one of our early adopters - Vaughn Scribner from the University of Central Arkansas - shares his journey from Skeptic to Advocate for Achieve Read & Practice. Achieve Read & Practice...
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  • Making History Real and Relevant with A History of Western Society Webinar Event

    10/16/19 12:00 PM
    We welcome all professors of the Western civilization or European history survey course to come and converse with our authors: Merry Wiesner-Hanks, Clare Crowston, and Joe Perry. While they will be talking specificall...
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  • 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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  • Flipping the Classroom for History

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  • Incorporating Technology into Your History Courses with Suzanne McCormack

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  • Listen to our podcast from the new co-authors of The American Promise, Sarah Igo and François Furstenberg

    Listen to our podcast from the new co-authors of The American Promise, Sarah Igo and François Furstenberg. In this episode, Sarah and François address questions from the history teaching community on be...
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  • Let's Talk about Textbook Bias

    In January the New York Times evaluated the narratives presented by eight US history textbooks  to explore the choices states make about history education. Focusing on California and Texas, in “Two States. ...
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  • Recommendations for Black History Month

    As Black History Month comes to a close, I think it's important that we remember that learning about Black history shouldn't be confined to the month of February; it is imperative that we continue to learn and underst...
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  • Transferring Humanities Skills from Community to Four-Year College

    We are almost at the midpoint of spring semester and requests for letters of recommendation are starting to pile up. Teaching at a community college necessitates that faculty support students' transfer applications, w...
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  • What Chinese New Year Means To Me

    January 25, 2020 is an important day for Chinese people: it’s the beginning of the Chinese New Year. But, what makes this new year more special than every other new year is that it’s the beginning of a new...
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