AHA Teaching Division Councilor Trinidad Gonzales (South Texas Coll.) and AHA member Emilio Zamora (Univ. of Texas, Austin) are part of a committee that has released a report citing numerous factual inaccuracies and generally poor historical work in a textbook proposed to meet Texas’s Mexican American Studies standard in high schools.
Through e-mail conversation from January 12, 2016, to May 24, 2016, and at meetings on June 4 and 5, 2016, the Council of the American Historical Association made the following decisions or actions:
The AHA Council just approved a statement regarding best practices in dual enrollment/concurrent enrollment (DE/CE) courses that was drafted by the Teaching Division.
I am grateful for and humbled by my appointment to the National Council on the Humanities, as I was by my nomination and election as vice president for the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association.
By Elaine Carey
Soon after publication of the September 2015 issue of Perspectives on History, I began noting lively discussions of the issue’s forum, which was on dual enrollment (DE).
With greater numbers of historians making contributions to scholarship through digital means, the discipline must grow to encompass the variety of formats and media available in the rapidly evolving digital environment.
Today’s New York Times reports that Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. of Charleston, South Carolina, has declared that our task is “to help get evil thoughts out of the minds” of Americans.
Through e-mail conversation, from January 16 to June 5, 2015, the Council of the American Historical Association made the following decisions: