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Enhancing Student Learning in History: Perspectives on University History Teaching
Linköping University, Department for Studies of Social Change and Culture, Department of History. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-9239-4139
2012 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The success or failure of students in history courses really matters. Therefore, historians must take teaching seriously. They should base their teaching upon systematic, self-critical reflection, discuss their teaching with students and colleagues and launch research into history teaching and learning. In Enhancing Student Learning in History the authors report on studies that, taken together, provide important knowledge about what makes teaching and learning of history in higher education effective. They discuss questions such as: What are the bottlenecks to student learning in history? What are student perceptions of history fieldwork? How effective is the case-metod in history education? and What are the challenges for scholarship of teaching and learning in history?

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Uppsala: Uppsala universitet, 2012, 1. , 139 p.
, Opuscula Historica Upsaliensia, ISSN 0284-8783 ; 48
Keyword [en]
history teaching, learning history, student learning, higher education, history didactics, Sweden, case-method, fieldwork, scholarship of teaching and learning, history education, History SoTL
Keyword [sv]
historiedidaktik, historieundervisning, historiografi, exkursioner, utomhuspedagogik, case-metodik, historia, högskolepedagogik
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-81904ISBN: 978-91-979632-3-7ISBN: 978-91-506-2294-2OAI: diva2:556367


David Ludvigsson: Introduction. How Do We Enhance Student Learning in History?

Alan Booth: Making Teaching Public. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in History in Perspective

David Pace: Decoding Historical Evidence

David Ludvigsson: Student Perceptions of History Fieldwork

Peter Ericsson: Spåanning the Gulf. Introducing the Case-Mathod to Undergraduate Education in History

KG Hammarlund: Promoting Procedural Knowledge in History Education

David Ludvigsson: Afterword. Future Agenda for History SoTL in Sweden

Available from: 2012-09-25 Created: 2012-09-25 Last updated: 2014-11-28Bibliographically approved

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