Historians shouldn’t ban ChatGPT from the classroom—we should embrace it.
Using Digital Archives to Engage Students, Part I: Ten Strategies for Instructors
Teaching with digital archives means showing students how to critically examine material. Digital collections can be used as a springboard for engaging students with a plethora of questions that can lead to fundamental discussions about knowledge production.
Teaching in a Time of Pandemic: Distance Teaching Resources for Historians
When navigating an exceptionally demanding moment for history educators, the simplest tools are the best.
Using Podcasts in U.S. History
This list of podcast episodes provides a jumping off point for those of you who are interested in using podcasts but are intimidated by the sheer number of options out there and don’t know where to start.
How to Teach Digital History for the First Time
So, you've been persuaded of the merits of teaching a class on digital history , but how do you actually go about building a digital history class? Here are some ideas and suggestions to get you started. Do some reading on the relationship between digital history and digital humanities, and on teaching public history to... Continue Reading →
Introduction to Digital History – Syllabus
This course introduces students to digital history. It begins by exploring digital history’s relationship to public history and digital humanities. Throughout the course students will explore digital history collections and blogs, writing reviews of digital history sites of their choice. This course aims to strike a balance between students, on the one hand, understanding and exploring the scope of digital history, and on the other, presenting their work digitally.