C.T. Evans History Page

Professor of History
Northern Virginia Community College

Current digital projects
Slatington Postcards: A digital collection of postcards and photos documenting the history of Slatington, Pennsylvania
My larger Slatington Area History project includes
Russian Church Domes
Russian Orthodox Church Domes

The Great War: Materials site includes the following:

Digital Experiments with Historical Maps (a few recent, online map experiments including Slatington Past and Present)

Experiments with Data Visualizations (some older projects using Google Charts and some newer projects using Tableau Public)

Some assorted scholarly papers and remarks. My most recent paper is "The Changing Face of Higher Education: Northern Virginia Community College and the Corporatization of Higher Education."

Some recent and continuing projects
HIS 218 Introduction to Digital History: an online course that introduces new technology for teaching and learning about history, designed especially for our Public History and Historic Preservation certificate program
Some older history projects
Historical Memory: History as experienced and remembered by students and their families (an online archival database)
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
Rock's 25 Greatest Albums: 1965 to 1985 from someone who lived with this music
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
Geography of Russia
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)
Social media
Digital Experiments in Teaching History:  An old blog where I used to sometimes post about my teaching with technology experiments
Russian History blog:  An even older blog where I now rarely post to support my Russian history courses
Blog for NOVA's Public History and Historic Preservation Certificate Program
NOVA's Public History and Historic Preservation Program on Facebook
Wikipedia contributions
Sergei Grigoryevich Stroganov
Hamilton, Virginia
Beaver Meadow Railroad and Coal Company
Albertus L. Meyers Bridge
Northern Lehigh School District
Samuel Henry Kress
Hermann L. Weber (Magicpedia entry)
Some teaching projects on which I am no longer actively working
My Chancellor's Commonwealth Professorship grant project (a two-year effort to rethink the teaching of our history survey courses)
Some media projects/experiments
History Videos: Igorcat's Channel:  My YouTube channel with videos for my history courses
ItunesU for Northern Virginia Community College formerly had some audio and video for my history courses.
Some teaching projects on which I am no longer actively working
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 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
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).
Some projects that have disappeared from the web
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 (website no longer available)
The Humanities in the Twenty-First Century:  A faculty humanities workshop at Northern Virginia Community College funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (website no longer available)
Teaching the Humanities in a World Wide Web Environment: A National Endowment for the Humanities Focus Grant, Spring 1998 (website no longer available)
Globalizing Regional Studies: Crossing Intellectual, Institutional and International Borders, Strengthening Area Studies through World History (website somewhat available)
Dogwood Project:  An Experimental Virtual Learning Environment at Northern Virginia Community College (website no longer available)
Links to some of my more recent presentations.

My online and campus courses and some teaching resources are located on my college page.

This page is copyright © 2005-22, C.T. Evans
For information contact me at cevans@nvcc.edu or charles.t.evans@gmail.com