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Conference Reminder: MWWHA September 23-24, 2016

A friendly reminder that MWWHA's Seventh Annual conference on the theme "Mapping Migrations in World History" is quickly approaching. For a teacher of history, this conference offers much, including an optional three-hour seminar at a library and archive and panels on teaching. Information and conference registration can be found on the website, http://mwwha.org/conference-2016.html.

Student Created Assessments

Hello everyone,

I have been toying with the idea of having students create their own assessments instead of in-class examinations.  Does anyone have experience with this?  If so, would you be willing to share how you explained to students the expectations?  Any advice is greatly appreciated.




Aidan Conti, Orietta Da Rold, Philip A. Shaw, eds.
Melissa Sartore

Sartore on Conti and Da Rold and Shaw, 'Writing Europe, 500-1450'

Aidan Conti, Orietta Da Rold, Philip A. Shaw, eds. Writing Europe, 500-1450. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2015. xv + 198 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84384-415-0.

Reviewed by Melissa Sartore (West Virginia University Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Teach (August, 2016)
Commissioned by Camarin M. Porter