Call for Contributions: Sustainability, Inclusivity, and the Future Directions of University History Degree Programmes

Deadline for Abstracts: 1st June 2022. The theme for this conference, which will be held virtually on 14th September 2022, is the strategic directions and the responses of the History professional community to the recent 2022 QAA History Subject Benchmark. Published in March 2022, the new Benchmark Statement combines both more traditional elements of aContinue reading “Call for Contributions: Sustainability, Inclusivity, and the Future Directions of University History Degree Programmes”

History Assessment Workshop

Monday 17 January 2022 1-3:30pm, Microsoft Teams Assessment plays a pivotal role in Higher Education and it is generally agreed that diversity in assessment is crucial. In recent years there have been some innovative and diverse assessments in history degrees, although traditional essays and exams tend to be the default. This workshop will explore differentContinue reading “History Assessment Workshop”

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).

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”