Using Participation Marks as Assessment in History (UK)

David Gehring and Hannah Nicholson, University of Nottingham Abstract This study investigated the use of participation marks (broadly understood) in assessment by HEIs in the UK. By means of two surveys – one for institutions in the East Midlands, one for the rest of the UK – staff members were asked questions about the perceivedContinue reading “Using Participation Marks as Assessment in History (UK)”

History Teaching and Learning in the ‘Age of Covid’

Monday 11 January 2021 (10am to 1pm) via MS Teams The East Midlands Centre for History Teaching & Learning is a regional organisation bringing together historians from the nine East Midlands HEIs to develop, share, and investigate excellence in history teaching in higher education. Our teaching history workshop is a forum for colleagues from acrossContinue reading “History Teaching and Learning in the ‘Age of Covid’”

Innovations in Teaching Eighteenth-Century History

Online Workshop hosted by the University of Northampton, 25 June 2020 This online workshop brought together speakers and delegates to explore innovative approaches to teaching eighteenth-century History. Papers, which were pre-circulated, covered a range of different topics, including sensory history, material culture, using archival museum collections, and student engagement (see full list of papers below).Continue reading “Innovations in Teaching Eighteenth-Century History”

Undergraduate Dissertation Showcases

One of the great strengths of studying a history degree is the opportunity to develop strong research skills. As part of the work of the EMC we have been keen to celebrate the work of students as researchers and to encourage departments to think about a range of different ways that they can help studentsContinue reading “Undergraduate Dissertation Showcases”

What next for history teaching and learning?

EMC online workshop9 July 2020 9.30am-12.30pm The East Midlands Centre for History Teaching & Learning is a regional organisation bringing together historians from the nine East Midlands HEIs to develop, share, and investigate excellence in history teaching in higher education. Our teaching history workshop is a forum for colleagues to discuss aspects of their teachingContinue reading “What next for history teaching and learning?”