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ICYMI: The AHR’s reviews of Reacting to the Past (RTTP)

ICYMI: The AHR’s reviews of Reacting to the Past (RTTP)

By Danielle Kinsey In one of our recent blog entries,  Pamela Walker and Martha Attridge Bufton reflected on the successes and drawbacks of teaching history through...

Apathy is Boring: An Undergraduate Perspective on Low History Enrolments

Apathy is Boring: An Undergraduate Perspective on Low History Enrolments

By John Eigl, McMaster University I first met John Eigl as a student when I was teaching assistant for Dr Stacy Nation-Knapper in McMaster University’s History 2T03,...

Making a Class My Own

Making a Class My Own

by Carly Ciufo, McMaster University I’m sitting in my shared sessional instructor office about an hour before my first lecture. I was asked to take over this class while I...

#AHA20 in New York City and Evaluating Digital Resources as an Assignment

#AHA20 in New York City and Evaluating Digital Resources as an Assignment

By Jo McCutcheon For the first time, I was able to attend the Annual AHA Conference (its 134th ), co-located in two hotels very close to Times Square.  The conference began...

An alternative to attrition: A strategy to encourage the retention of history students

An alternative to attrition: A strategy to encourage the retention of history students

We’re taking this opportunity to reflect on some past “Teaching Corner” content from the Bulletin (now Intersections) and wondering if this issue about retention and...

The Last Ten Years:  Active History & the teaching of Canadian History since 2008

The Last Ten Years: Active History & the teaching of Canadian History since 2008

By Adele Perry With thanks to Sarah Nickel and Laura Madokoro for their help. How we teach Canada’s histories has changed in the decade that Active History and its...

A Unique Undergraduate Experience in Learning Colonial History

A Unique Undergraduate Experience in Learning Colonial History

By Marcela Jordão Villaça  Marcela Jordão Villaça holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences from Quest University. In 2018, she presented her undergraduate thesis...

There’s Still Time! Nominations for the CHA’s  Excellence in Teaching with Primary Sources Award Due Dec 31, 2019

There’s Still Time! Nominations for the CHA’s Excellence in Teaching with Primary Sources Award Due Dec 31, 2019

By Danielle Kinsey For the first time ever, the CHA will give out an annual teaching award at the 2020 meeting in London, Ontario.  Unlike other teaching awards given by...

Why Teaching About the Viking Age is Relevant -- and Even Crucial

Why Teaching About the Viking Age is Relevant -- and Even Crucial

By Natalie Van Deusen Associate Professor & Henry Cabot and Linnea Lodge Scandinavian Professor Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies University of...

Games and the History Classroom

Games and the History Classroom

By Benjamin Hoy Assistant Professor Department of History University of Saskatchewan I come to the historic profession from a bit of an unusual angle. To my parent’s...

Doing History in Precarious Times edited collection: Call for Papers

Doing History in Precarious Times edited collection: Call for Papers

In July 2019, the Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University hosted a critical and thought-provoking workshop, Doing History in Precarious Times, with the...

ICYMI on Teaching and Learning

ICYMI on Teaching and Learning

What do we do with undergraduate students who are more concerned with what’s on their phones than what we teach during class time? Dr Honor Sachs recently re-posted a guest...

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