Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

By JesseSpohnholz

Date: December 28, 2021

For the first phase of this project (2021–2023), H/21 will sponsor the production of free, digitally available teaching units (called Modules Ready to Educate, or MREs) that teach both skills and historical content suitable for introductory world history courses. These modules will:

Proposals should include, in no more than 1,000 words:


Applicants should also submit CV (maximum 5 pages) in a separate file. Authors will receive a $2,000 grant for this work, which will include initial creation of a module, participation in a peer-review and editing process, and revision of their unit. This work will also serve as a peer-reviewed publication of teaching materials. Selection will be made based on the quality of each proposal, consideration of the diverse geographical and chronological ranges of world history courses, and the contribution of the module to the central mission of the H/21 project.


Applications can be emailed to the project director, Jesse Spohnholz (Washington State University) at Applications will be accepted starting January 5, 2021, and ending on February 20, 2022. For more about the H/21 project, go to Subscribe at to receive periodic updates on our project. History for the 21st Century in an initiative of the World History Association.

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