TeachingGraduate Building a Career around the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in History

AHA Session 78
Friday, January 3, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Washington Room 5 (Marriott Wardman Park)
T. Mills Kelly, George Mason University
Robert D. Johnston, University of Illinois at Chicago
Joel M. Sipress, University of Wisconsin-Superior
Laura M. Westhoff, University of Missouri–St. Louis

Session Abstract

The majority of history PhD graduates who choose to pursue academic careers will find themselves teaching at colleges and universities where promotion and job security are predicated more on teaching success than on research productivity. In this session we will explore the ways historians can build successful careers around the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) through research that focuses on understanding how students learn about the past.

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