Today’s What We’re Reading features another update on sequestration closings, defending historian as a real job, the new American dream, and more!
This month, in Perspectives on History, available now online and in the mail to AHA members:
Today’s What We’re Reading features a growing professional debate amongst historians in Canada, a new web portal that maps forgotten slave graveyards, the human body in yarn form, and much more…
Is this the “year of the MOOC,” as a New York Times reporter put it? Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been one of the most hotly debated technologies in higher education, having attracted supporters with a nearly evangelical fervor and detractors with visions of catastrophe.
Two of our favorite columns in Perspectives on History are being expertly filled this month by David Lowenthal and Michael Kazin, writing for the Art of Historyand the Masters at the Movies series, respectively.