Re: H-Teach online program: Introduction to ChatGPT

I recently created and facilitated a writing workshop for undergraduates from mixed disciplinary backgrounds enrolled in an elective history course that, unbeknownst to participants for part of the time, incorporated ChatGPT-produced responses to variations of course prompts, and asked students to evaluate and score them using lists of a course rubric.

Engaging Eurasia Teacher Fellowship at Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Engaging Eurasia Teacher Fellowship

Application deadline: April 30 | Online

This year’s fellowship theme is "An Exploration of Central Asia." This year-long study will take a multidisciplinary approach to understanding Central Asian cultures and history, what unites the region, and what distinguishes its peoples, environment, and politics from its surroundings.

Teaching Tuesdays #10

Teaching Tuesdays

Happy Teaching Tuesday!

Continuing the focus on primary sources, we have a recommendation for SHEG - Stanford History Education Group:

They have a wealth of sources from the Library of Congress with accompanying worksheets and rubrics.

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Reminder: Upcoming virtual program: Introduction to ChatGPT

After a successful first program on teaching with primary sources in a history classroom, our second program will be on ChatGPT on Monday, March 20 at 3pm EST.

Creative writing and digital humanities scholar Nika Mavrody and history doctoral candidate Shu Wan will provide some basic information about ChatGPT followed by an informal conversation about the possible uses and misuses of this new technology in the classroom.

NJSAA Teaching Award - nominations due April 1

Nominations for the NJSAA Teaching Award are due April 1

The New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance teaching award recognizes innovation and creativity in teaching New Jersey studies on the elementary, middle, secondary, and college levels. Submissions for the Teaching Award must deal with some aspect of New Jersey studies. All disciplines are encouraged to apply. Nominations for the award may come from anyone who has knowledge of the candidate’s work, or a candidate may self-nominate. 

Teaching Tuesdays #9

Teaching Tuesdays

Using materials from trials can be a great way to get students to consider historical context, the nature of evidence, opposing views, the perspectives of "ordinary" people... One of my favorite sites is here:

What kind of sources do you find really get students thinking?

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