Teaching Aids

Please find below links with some helpful teaching advice and tips.

John McClymer . “The AHA Guide to Teaching and Learning with New Media”
http://www.historians.org/pubs/Free/mcclymer/index.cfm

“Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age: Reconceptualizing the Introductory Survey Course” (AHA)
http://www.historians.org/tl/index.cfm

Susan Mosher Stuard and William J. Cronon, “How to Detect and Demonstrate Plagiarism” (AHA)
http://www.historians.org/governance/pd/plagiarism.htm

Michael Rawson, “Plagiarism: Curricular Materials for History Instructors” (AHA)
This is an essay in several parts, and includes links to various other resources.
http://www.historians.org/governance/pd/Curriculum/plagiarism_intro.htm

University of Michigan – Center for Research on Learning and Teaching
A long list of articles arranged in subtopics.

 

Electronic Resources for Teaching

History Matters – the U. S. Survey Course on the Web
This is a massive web page maintained by George Mason University .  It includes several distinct pages of resources, a few of which are linked below.
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/

www.history
This is an annotated bibliography of web sites useful to teaching U.S. History – also from History Matters
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/browse/wwwhistory/

Making Sense of Evidence
A series of articles about using different sorts of  evidence in the classroom (from History Matters)
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/browse/makesense/

World History Sources
Another site from George Mason University .   All sorts of material (documents, lesson plans, reviews) related to teaching World History
http://chnm.gmu.edu/worldhistorysources/

EDSITEment
An NEH website of lesson plans and primary sources.   Some are clearly aimed at high school teachers, but the resources are superb.   Mostly US History
http://edsitement.neh.gov/tab_lesson.asp?subjectArea=3

MERLOT Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
More useful materials.
http://taste.merlot.org/

Paul Halsall, Editor, Internet History Sourcebooks Project
This is a huge project, with separate Sourcebooks on Ancient, Medieval, and Modern History as well as topical sourcebooks on African, East Asian, Global, Indian, Islamic, Jewish, History of Science, Women’s History, and Lesbian/Gay/Trans history.   Lots of links to documents here
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/

The Internet Medieval Sourcebook
Lots of documents
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

Patrick Rael, Reading , Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students
This is a superb guide for teaching writing.
http://academic.bowdoin.edu/WritingGuides/