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New Webcast Series on Civil War – AMU and Weider History Group

New Webcast Series on Civil War – AMU and Weider History Group

The American Military University (AMU) and the Weider History Group will be presenting a series of live webcasts on the Civil War that look promising. I’m excited to see this line up and think it a terrific educational venue made accessible to anyone....
Yale's David W. Blight Lectures on the Civil War Era Online at Academic Earth

Yale's David W. Blight Lectures on the Civil War Era Online at Academic Earth

A friend tipped me off on Friday to a EXCEPTIONAL site, AcademicEarth.org, which provides free audio-visual lecture series of some of the world’s best scholars. David W. Blight’s entire Spring 2008 term course, The Civil War and Reconstruction Era,...
Fantastic Site – George Mason's Center for History and New Media

Fantastic Site – George Mason's Center for History and New Media

Today I discovered a remarkable site, George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media which you can access here. It’s really about exploring history using digital media. It has three broad sections. Teaching + Learning Research + Tools...
American Historian: George Bancroft

American Historian: George Bancroft

I’m back from Christmas break and trying to recuperate from a few too many cinnamon rolls. Reading assignments and¬†preparation of a research proposal due Sunday are top of mind. The class is Historiography so the research isn’t to be about the development...