Links

WEBSITES

History SoTL: The Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in History: http://www.indiana.edu/~histsotl/blog/. There’s work going on to redevelop the site but already a major source of information about practice and research into history teaching and learning in higher education in the US and internationally.

Center for History and New Media, George Mason Universityhttp://chnm.gmu.edu/. Pioneering center for the use of new technologies in teaching history and historical thinking.

UK History Subject Centre  http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/heahistory. The site of the UK centre for teaching history in higher education. Closed in October 2011 but the site contains some excellent resources.

History in the Higher Education Academy http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/disciplines/history. UK provision replacing the History Subject Centre. A small but growing number of resources supporting history teaching in higher education.

History LabPlus – A network supporting early career historians and independent researchers based at Institute of Historical Research (London). http://www.history.ac.uk/historylab/plus  Also blog at http://historylabplus.wordpress.com/

Institute of Historical Research Making History – the changing face of the history profession in Britain – audio interviews with eminent historians contains passages on teaching. http://www.history.ac.uk/makinghistory/resources/interviews/index.html

Enhancing Teaching-Learning Environments in Undergraduate Courses – British ESRC project completed 2005 by British ESRC but some history resources remain online. http://www.etl.tla.ed.ac.uk/publications.html

Making Digital History – http://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/ – website hosting large range of resources on using technology in teaching history. Hosted by the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln UK.

Developing Historical Thinking – online resources to support development of historical enquiry skills with first year undergraduates. http://www.edgehill.ac.uk/histlearn/

History and Policy – British site connecting historians, policymakers and the media http://www.historyandpolicy.org/

Guidance for students studying history at university. This site includes films and podcasts made by British historians on reasons for studying history and employability as well as practical help with essay-writing and conducting historical research. http://www.thehistoryfaculty.org/universities

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