Type: Conference Materials
How are history programmes responding to the post-Browne Report era, and what might they look like in five years’ time? How do we design history degrees that are attractive to prospecive students and enriching to current ones? The doubling of tuition fees and marketisation of higher education threaten to pit history programmes against each other in competition for students. Yet historians have a common interest in identifying ways to attract, retain, train and inspire a sustainable number of high-quality undergraduates. We can’t afford our subject to be seen as offering low contact hours, uninspiring courses and few readily identifiable career paths.
This last History Subject Centre Midlands Network workshop was hosted by the History Programme at Loughborough University from 9.45 to 3.45 on Friday 3 June 2011.
What do History Students Want?
by Marcus Collins
History in the Post-Browne Era
by Chris Szejnmann
Workplace Learning and the Brave New World
by Richard A. Hawkins and Harvey Woolf
by Melodee Beals
Strategies for making exam feedback dialogic
by Sam McGinty and Alasdair Blair
The impact of Television
by Erin Bell
by Tony Churchill