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April eBulletin

History at the Higher Education Academy

April eBulletin

March was a busy month for the Subject Centre. The 12th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in History was very successful. A conference report will be issued shortly showcasing the quality of the current scholarship of teaching and learning in History. Two guides in the Historical Insights series were published. A Focus on Research (in conjunction with the IHR): Quantitative Skills for Historians by Mark Freeman and a Focus on Teaching: Medieval Castles by Robert Liddiard. Both are available in hard copy or to download.

2010 marks ten years of the Subject Centre network. Along with many in HE we are seeking to demonstrate the ‘impact’ of our work. A short booklet has been produced providing evidence of impact and detailing success stories from across the network. We are collecting further examples, so please contact us if the Subject Centre has made a difference to you or to your Department.

- Dr Sarah Richardson, History Subject Director



Upcoming Events

14th May - Module Design for Historians

25th-26th May - Perspectives on Islamic Studies in UK Higher Education

16th June - East Midlands Workshop on undergraduate dissertations

22nd-23rd June - HEA Annual Conference 


History in Schools and Higher Education: enhancing the study of our subject and understanding the transition to HE

 School Transition Guide

Produced in collaboration with the Historical Association, this report aims to highlight practical ways in which teachers in schools and HE can further the interest and study of history.

View the report online, or request a free hard copy.

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