Category Archives: Teaching Technology

#History: Historical Thinking in 140 Characters

Last February I blogged about the possibilities of integrating Twitter into the history classroom. Six months later, I did just that, using an honors seminar, Women, War, and Revolution, as my pilot.  Since the pilot, I’ve introduced it into a … Continue reading

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Twitterpated with History

Can Twitter be used to engage students in history classes? I have a Twitter account that I rarely use to post, however I do follow several historians, history organizations, museums, and journals.  My Twitter feed is a testament to how … Continue reading

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Using Discussion Boards in a Hybrid Class

In the hybrid classes that I teach, how and when  to use the discussion board is something that I wrestle with each semester. The discussion board can be an excellent forum for discussion and exploration of historical topics, or it … Continue reading

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