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History Out of Tune

If you are a regular reader of this blog, it’s not news to you that I’ve offered up some critique of the AHA’s Tuning Project. After conversing with some “Tuners” at the recent annual meeting of the AHA in New … Continue reading

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Rebuilding a Course Around Prior Knowledge

Of the many different courses I teach, the one I’ve made the fewest changes in over the past decade is my survey of modern Eastern Europe. Every other course I teach has been reconfigured in various ways as a result … Continue reading

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Playing With History

[9:30] Today and tomorrow I’m at the conference Playing With Technology in History at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Day one is an unconference focused on the edges of the envelope in humanities computing. The sessions during the day include things like wearable … Continue reading

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Why Assessment Gets a Bad Name

Regular readers of this blog will know that I am actually quite supportive of the whole idea of assessment in higher education. I am convinced that we need authentic forms of longitudinal assessment of learning in all of our programs, … Continue reading

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