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Web Projects: Textbooks and Teaching

This special supplement allows readers to consult the full text of "Textbooks and Teaching" articles, syllabi for the United States history survey course and other supplementary material developed by participants in the "Textbooks and Teaching" section published each year in the March issue.

For information on submitting an essay or idea for the "Textbooks and Teaching" section, please consult the "Textbooks and Teaching" submission guidelines.

Volume 104, Issue 4, March 2018

Curricular Conversation beyond the Institution by Scott E. Casper and Laura Westhoff Read Online >

A Network of Curricular Connections: Lessons from Cultivating History in the State of Utah by Daniel J. McInerney Read Online >

“Professionalizing History Majors”: A New Approach to Broadening the Perspectives of Undergraduates on Their Postgraduation Worlds by Daniel S. Murphree Read Online >

What Is Learned in College History Classes? by Sam Wineburg, Mark Smith, and Joel Breakstone Read Online >

Volume 103, Issue 4, March 2017

Globalizing the U.S. Survey by Scott E. Casper and Laura Westhoff Read Online >

Globalizing the U.S. Survey-Course Textbook: Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities by Carl J. Guarneri Read Online >

Why I'm Trying to Bring the World In by by Mary Ann Heiss Read Online >

Debating Political Economy: An Approach to Teaching the United States and the World by Patrick Iber Read Online >

“Spanning the Globe to Bring You the Constant Variety of Sports”: Teaching the United States and the World in the Cold War by Molly M. Wood Read Online >

Volume 102, Issue 4, March 2016

Surprising Opportunities for Historians: Taking Control of the Assessment Process, by Scott E. Casper and Laura Westhoff Read Online >

Five Reasons History Professors Suck at Assessment, by Anne Hyde Read Online >

Slouching toward Student-Centered Assessment, by Gary Kroll, Jessamyn Neuhaus, and Wendy Gordon Read Online >

Making Assessment Work for You, by Jeffrey McClurken and Krystyn Moon Read Online >

Assessment Is What We Make of It, by James Grossman and Julia Brookins Read Online >

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