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     ISSOTL in History is in a period of transition. There is a great deal of activity in our field throughout the world, and we are exploring new ideas for ways to share these ideas and enthusiasm. We are looking for tools to make the work going on in the field more readily accessible and for helping our members collaborate on projects and conference presentations. There will be more news on this front in the near future.

                 There has also been a change of personnel since our last newsletter. Drew Koke, who has done such a fine job of managing our website and newsletter for the last several years, needs to devote his energies to other professional responsibilities. We greatly appreciate the work that he has done, and it is no exaggeration to say that our organization might not have survived without his generous contribution of time and expertise. We are, however, very happy that Lauren Poor has volunteered to serve as Communications Director until our next election of officers. She brings great energy, creativity, and experience with history SoTL to the post, and we look forward to her innovations in the ways that we use the society as a means of drawing together work in the field.


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HistorySOTL Vice-President, Lendol Calder’s article , “The Stories We Tell,” [OAH Magazine of History, 27, no. 3 (2013), pp. 5–8] won the American Historical Association’s Gilbert Prize. The award is given each year “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the teaching of history through the publication of journal articles.”

Report from the 12th Annual Teaching and Learning in History Conference, Oxford (June 2010)

HistorySOTL Members to Conduct Workshop on “Failure” at International SOTL Conference in Liverpool, England (June 2010)

HistorySOTL Chair and Vice Chair Invited to Share Ideas on Teaching and Learning with Scandinavian Historians (June 2010)

HistorySOTL Board Members Invited onto Expert Panel for Australian Standards (April 2010)

HistorySOTL Passes Interim Constitution (March 2010)

“The Internationalisation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: The Formation of History SoTL,” by Sean Brawley, in History Australia 4, no. 2 (2008).

Organizing and Globalizing the Scholarly Teaching of History,” by Keith A. Erekson, in Perspectives: The Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association 45, no. 6 (September 2007).

The Growth of History SoTL,” by David Pace, in The International Commons: The Newsletter for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2, no. 2 (May 2007): 4.

Notice in The International Commons: The Newsletter for the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2, no. 1 (January 2007): 15.

“The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning History Comes of Age: A New International Organization and Web Site/ Newsletter,” by David Pace and Keith A. Erekson, in The History Teacher 40, no. 1 (November 2006): 75-78.



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