Harris, R. and Foreman-Peck, L. (2004) Stepping into other people's shoes: teaching and assessing empathy in the secondary history curriculum. International Journal of Historical Teaching, Learning and Research.4(2), pp. 1-14. 1472-9466.
The concept of empathy has re-appeared in professional discourse about history teaching. The authors offer a conceptual analysis of this problematic concept, re-visit the objections raised in the 1980s and 90s and conclude that it is a valuable aim for history teaching today. Problems and objections to teaching and assessing empathy are discussed and principles to guide practice are suggested