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

Current projects
The Great War through French eyes: a World War 1 resource site (translation of Georges Boucheron,L'Assaut: l'Argonne et Vauquois avec la 10e division, 1914-1915, and supporting materials)
HIS 218 Introduction to Digital History: a brand new online course that introduces new technology for teaching and learning about history
Slatington Postcards (part of a larger site that I am working on about Slatington history that includes a timeline and historical statistics)
The Slatington News Project: An Exploration in Reconstructing the Past from Newspaper Fragments
Historical Memory: History as experienced and remembered by students and their families (an online archival database)
Rock's 25 Greatest Albums: 1965 to 1985 from someone who lived it (under construction)
Digital Experiments with Historical Maps (under construction)



Russian Church Domes
Russian Orthodox Church Domes

Some recent history projects
A Cultural History of the Last Fifty Years: An Interpretative Personal Timeline
Northern Virginia Digital History Archive: An experimental digital history archive to document the history of Northern Virginia in the past fifty years
Some 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
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)
My two blogs
Digital 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 teaching projects that I am still kind of actively working on
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 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 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 no longer 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 home page.

This page is copyright © 2005-15, C.T. Evans
For information contact me at cevans@nvcc.edu or charles.t.evans@gmail.com