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Jennifer Black

Teaching Public History Online: A Report From This Summer’s Working Group

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Editors’ Note: This post from the facilitators of the NCPH Teaching Public History Online Working Group summarizes the group’s efforts to develop best practices and lesson plans for teaching public history online during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on the working group and the materials they developed, go here Read More

Investing in public history students

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Last September, an undergraduate approached me to inquire about potential internship opportunities.  As a new faculty member in a department with no formal public history program, there were few established connections with local community partners that I could tap.  Yet the main obstacle to placing this student in an internship was her need for income; as a single mother, she had to support herself and her son.  Read More