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Teaching Opportunities at De Montfort University

Module code: HIST3096 Long title: Rural Britain since 1939 Credit: 30 Tasks: Lectures, Seminars + marking Number of groups: 2 (29 students in total) Number of classes: 22 x 1 hour lectures & 2 x1 hour seminars (3 hours per week) plus tutorial time. Marking: Coursework; Exam Semester: All year […]

Goals

To improve history teaching and learning in universities To advocate for history education, its value and relevance, and enhance student recruitment To create a networking and knowledge exchange hub for history educators in the East Midlands To develop impact case studies, public engagement and funding applications To develop research and […]

Activities

Annual event launched Sept 2015 for East Midlands historians and student representatives Specific workshops, such as a teaching workshop for PG students Hosting of national and international experts and partners (Online) training/mentoring programme for those new to teaching Establishment of a website including online resource hub and social media presence […]

Structure

The Centre will be run by a Board consisting of one representative from each participating department and 3-5 student representatives The Board will meet 3 times per annum focusing on strategic planning, goals and activities The Centre will be hosted by a Directorate which will rotate between institutions on a […]

Resourcing

Each participating university will contribute in accordance with the size of its history programme (suggested between £500 and £2,000 annually: Loughborough University has committed £4,000) History departments will be encouraged to seek additional financial support from dedicated institutional funds for teaching development, employability, public engagement, enterprise etc.

Rationale

There is a growing imperative to support historians to think more rigorously and collectively about their work as teachers and educators. Fragmentation of subject expertise since the demise of the national Higher Education Academy make this an opportune moment to develop a centre to strengthen subject-based professional development for new […]

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Teaching opportunities at Loughborough University

The Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University will be seeking to employ advanced postgraduates or those holding doctorates to teach seminars and conduct marking duties for modules in academic year 2017-18. Anyone interested in teaching opportunities should enter their details at http://historycentre.org/expression-of-interest-form/. Further details about the […]