2017 – History New to Teaching (IHR)

Institute of Historical Research, London, Tuesday 12th September 2017

Wolfson Room, Senate House

Peter D’Sena at the NTT event


9.30-10.00: Arrival, Registration and Tea/Coffee.

10.00-10.15: Welcome and Introduction: key themes and issues. Peter D’Sena, IHR/University of Hertfordshire.

10.15-11.15: Decoding the Discipline and Curriculum DesignPeter D’Sena, IHR/University of Hertfordshire.

11.15-11.30: Morning Tea/coffee

11.30-12.20: Modes of Teaching 1: teaching small groups – the seminar/workshopJamie Wood, University of Lincoln.

12.20-13.00: Sandwich lunch provided.

13.00-13.45: Modes of Teaching 2: digital history in the student learning experienceJames Baker, University of Sussex.

13.45-14.45: Building your Career and Job Applications (plus follow-on discussion). Peter D’Sena, IHR/University of Hertfordshire.

14.45-15.00: Afternoon Tea/Cake

15.00-15.45: Defining and Measuring Excellence in the Teaching of History in Higher Education. Paper presentation, with debate to follow. Adele Nye, University of New England, Australia.

15.45-16.15: Closing Remarks: the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF): Panel discussion.


Times may be subject to slight variation.

This event is free to attend and has received generous sponsorship and support from the Royal Historical Society and History UK .

All are welcome to carry on informal discussions and networking with us at a nearby pub.