AHA Member Spotlight: Judy Connolly

Judy Connolly is an online history instructor for Jacksonville University, where she delivers a unique, interactive Modern World History course for the university’s Bisk School of Nursing that includes medical history content. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida, and has been a member since 2010. 

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April 24, 2018

Reimagining the History Survey Course

By Steven Mintz Nothing concentrates the mind, Samuel Johnson quipped in 1777, more than the prospect of a hanging. And nothing focuses the minds of instructors of history survey courses quite like flagging enrollments, a loss of majors, and student disengagement. 

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April 23, 2018

Can We Right the Past? Memory and the Present

By Caroline E. Janney Last night, the National Geographic Channel aired the first episode of Katie Couric’s new six-part documentary series, America Inside Out. In Re-Righting History, Couric investigated the contentious and at times violent battles that have erupted in the past three years over the removal of Confederate symbols and names from the public […]

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April 12, 2018