Of International Societies

I just came back from the annual meeting of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Vancouver, BC. In addition to deciding that I want to move to Vancouver as quickly as possible, I came away from the meeting with some new things to think about. Sometime toward the end of […]

SoTL in Action

What would it look like if the results of research in the scholarship of teaching and learning found their way into websites created for students and teachers? For the past several years we have been doing just that at CHNM. Relying on the research of Sam Wineburg, Peter Seixas and others, we’ve created a series […]

Students Using Websites

One of the most common laments I hear from high school teachers and college and university faculty as I travel around the country is how uncritically our students use historical resources they find on the Internet. We all know examples of students going to their favorite search engine, typing in some likely search terms, and […]