History in Education Conference 2011

In November 2011 the History in Education project organisers held a conference aimed to disseminate the findings of their research, to publicise the new book and website and to enable discussion about the future of history teaching in state schools.  Amongst the many...

Developing Online Training Courses: Online Course Structures

And finally… This is my final post relating the discussion held at our June workshop on Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery.  I hope you have found it interesting although you will probably have seen already that the discussions posed more...

Developing Online Training Courses: Blogs, wikis and search engines

At our workshop Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery it was generally agreed that many historians were hesitant to use blogs and wikis although different age groups vary in this.  The age cohort is worth bearing in mind when setting up a course –...

Developing Online Training Courses: User Support

At our workshop held in June on Developing Online Research Training and Course Delivery the issue of user support and the role of the tutor came up as a complex problem for the online environment.  Here is a summary of what was said on the subject: It is important...