C.T. Evans, The History Page
Professor of History
Northern Virginia Community College

My current projects
My Chancellor's Commonwealth Professorship grant project (a two-year effort to rethink the teaching of our history survey courses)
Historical Memory: History as experienced and remembered by students and their families
Slatington Postcards (part of a larger site that I am working on about Slatington history that includes a timeline and historical statistics)
HIS 295 Introduction to Digital History: My effort to develop an innovative course that includes available technology applications for teaching and learning about history
Slatington News Project: An Exploration in Reconstructing the Past from Newspaper Fragments
Northern Virginia Digital History Archive: An experimental digital history archive to document the history of Northern Virginia in the past fifty years
A Cultural History of the Last Fifty Years: An Interpretative Personal Timeline (something fun)
World War 1 Resource Site (Under Construction)

 

 

Russian Church Domes
Russian Orthodox Church Domes

My two blogs
Experiments in Teaching History:  Where I sometimes post about my teaching with technology experiments
Russian History blog:  Where I sometimes post to support my Russian history courses
 
Some other recent and older history projects
Comparing World War II Experiences in the French and American Armies
Amadou Hampâté Bâ and the Uncertain Fortunes of French West Africa
Pramoedya Ananta Toer: Critic of the Dutch Colonial World and Decolonization in Indonesia
Studying Russian History and Culture (Reflections by scholars on their study of Russian history and culture)
The Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles:  The Remaking of Europe in 1919
Historians I have Known aka What It Takes to Become a Historian, or Famous Historians I Have Known (very, very exciting stuff!)
Geography of Russia:  An interactive, online lecture
Russian History Course Documents for HIS 241 (History of Russia I) and HIS 242 (History of Russia II)
The Holocaust in Poland (a collaborative presentation with Professor Andrew Wise)
 
Some teaching projects that I am still kind of actively working on
The Loudoun Digital Humanities Project: Our initiative for the History of Western Civilization I survey course at the Loudoun campus and at the Extended Learning Institute
 
 Some media projects/experiments
History Videos: Igorcat's Channel:  My Youtube channel with videos for my history courses
ItunesU for Northern Virginia Community College with audio and video for my history courses.
 
Some teaching projects that I am no longer actively working on
Achieving the Dream and HIS 101 at Northern Virginia Community College: Our initiative for the History of Western Civilization I survey course at the Loudoun campus and at the Extended Learning Institute
The Humanities in the Twenty-First Century:  A faculty humanities workshop at Northern Virginia Community College funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities
Dogwood Project:  An Experimental Virtual Learning Environment at Northern Virginia Community College
The New Web Design Center:  Thoughts on Website Design
Project Pedagogy:  Ideas for Better Teaching, A Loudoun Campus Resource for Adjunct (and full-time) Instructors (a second edition with Jennifer Lerner)
Advancing the Humanities through Technology at Community Colleges:  A National Education Project Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities
Teaching the Humanities in a World Wide Web Environment: A National Endowment for the Humanities Focus Grant, Spring 1998
Globalizing Regional Studies: Crossing Intellectual, Institutional and International Borders, Strengthening Area Studies through World History
 
Some older experimental digital projects
The Poetry Corner (with short stories too!)
My online Art Gallery
An Office Tour (You may view a short Quicktime video (7.6M) about my campus office).
An Office Panorama (If your computer is equipped with Quicktime, you can view my campus office from a "virtual reality" perspective).
 

All of my online and campus courses and teaching resources are located on my college home page.

This page is copyright © 2005-14, C.T. Evans
For information contact me at cevans@nvcc.edu or charles.t.evans@gmail.com