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In which I spoke too soon…

So, I complained just yesterday that Calder and Steffes, the authors of white paper on history from the Measuring College Learning project, didn’t seem concerned with the application of historical concepts and competencies to general education courses.

Well, lo and behold, Calder chaired a panel/discussion about history gen ed courses at the January 2016 AHA conference. (Summaries of the papers are available via the link.) That is welcome news! I still would have liked to see some of that concern in the white paper, but clearly I spoke too soon with my critique…