Reflections of a PGR on the EMC Teaching Scheme

Alex Riggs, University of Nottingham Alex Riggs is a second-year PhD student researching politics and ideas of the American left, c. 1973-1988. In this blog, he reflects on his experience as a participant in the 2021/22 cohort of the EMC Training to Teach Workshops and the EMC PGR Mentoring Scheme. For every PGR historian, theContinue reading “Reflections of a PGR on the EMC Teaching Scheme”

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”

The Study Group

Dr Joe Merton, University of Nottingham In this blog, Dr Joe Merton reflects on approaching group-based discussions and collaborative learning in an online learning environment. The problem One of the pleasures of university teaching is the opportunity we have to create distinct “communities of practice” in the classroom. Through group-based discussions of historiography and primaryContinue reading “The Study Group”

Less is More and No Student Left Behind

Dr David Gehring, University of Nottingham This blog is based on a presentation at the EMC History Teaching in the ‘Age of Covid’ workshop which was held in January 2021. It was also posted as part of the History UK Pandemic Pedagogy series. Think back to those halcyon days when we regularly taught in a classroom. We,Continue reading “Less is More and No Student Left Behind”

Delivering undergraduate teaching during the pandemic – some reflections

Dr Tim Reinke-Williams, University of Northampton This blog is based on a presentation at the EMC History Teaching in the ‘Age of Covid’ workshop which was held in January 2021. It was also posted as part of the History UK Pandemic Pedagogy series. This blog focuses on how the undergraduate History programme has been delivered at theContinue reading “Delivering undergraduate teaching during the pandemic – some reflections”