The Three Contexts of Writing About History Teaching

  • Jennifer ClarkEmail author
  • Adele Nye


When writing about the teaching of history in universities, three contexts become apparent. The first is the enormous diversity and sophistication of historical practice and historical thinking. The second is the existence of Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLO) to standardise history teaching. The third is the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning which has provided an international intellectual and practical framework within which to discuss discipline teaching. In this chapter, we position this book within those contexts and introduce its purpose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.University of New EnglandArmidaleAustralia

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