Monthly Archives: June 2016

Student Project Response

By Rebeca Coleman This assignment was nice because I got to watch and listen how other students worked their ways through creating their digital projects.  Erin Bush’s project encompassed an entire semester of reading and analyzing documents and how those were … Continue reading

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Third Piece of the Puzzle

By Greta At first, I considered targeting an undergraduate, introductory-level audience for my final project since I hope to one day teach these students. But for right now, I decided that it was more important to create a project that … Continue reading

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Example Projects Response

By Jennifer Coggins I enjoyed hearing about the goals, experiences, and advice of students who have completed projects for this class in the past. Their projects were very interesting but made me think I may need to expand the scope of my … Continue reading

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Digital Pedagogy: Learning From Others

By Tori Arthur Having watched Erin Bush talk about her Women on Trial digital project and after looking through the project site, one thing resonates with me.  Bush mentions that creating a project based on your own work or interests makes … Continue reading

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Cultural Tourism Digital Project Elevator Pitch

By Tori Arthur Now that it’s official that I will be teaching a cultural tourism course (Black Cultural Tourism) in the fall, the project I have spent the last few weeks thinking through will be a reality. If I had … Continue reading

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“Fourth Piece to the Puzzle”

By Jeremy Lundquist https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Rabbits_riot#/media/File:Dead_rabbits_barricade_new_york.jpg Above is a link to a Library of Congress digital copy photograph depicting a New York City civil disturbance in July of 1857. The riot, which pitted two infamous Five Point Gangs against one another, was … Continue reading

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Sixth Piece of the Puzzle

By Michael Roth For my project I will be focusing on how video games utilize history, folklore, and pop culture within the games. There are a number of genres that lend themselves to this: from Sid Meier’s Civilization series to … Continue reading

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Digital Media in Presenting History

By Michael Roth Digital media has become such an ingrained part of American culture that historians are now able to utilize it in presenting the past. The prevalence of smart phones and mobile Internet access allow a large part of … Continue reading

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Using Digital Media in History Education

By Jennifer Coggins The digital world provides our audiences -students, museum visitors, researchers, etc.- with a massive amount of information about the past online. This presents history educators with new opportunities for engaging our audiences with the past in meaningful ways, but … Continue reading

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Sixth Piece of the Puzzle

By Rebeca Coleman For my final project, I want to present the Cold War to my students in a geographic format, allowing them to research the events, people, and places of the Cold War through a map.  In the greater picture, … Continue reading

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