Tag Archives: making

Improving the Past

This semester I’m offering a new course, Improving the Past [syllabus], that is another attempt on my part to capitalize on what we’ve learned from recent research about how young people use digital media. Last year I wrote a series … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Move Some Shit

One of the ways I clear my head on the weekends is by doing trail maintenance for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club in the Prince William Forest Park. There is nothing like getting down and dirty with a chainsaw, a … Continue reading

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Playing With History on Digital Campus

Following up on the most excellent conference–Playing With Technology in History–in Niagara-on-the-Lake two weeks ago, the Digital Campus crew (Dan|Tom) reviewed the conference and some of the most important issues it raised for the participants. Be sure and check out … Continue reading

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Playing With History – Day 2 (cont’d)

This is the third in a series of posts designed to capture and preserve the activity and conversation at the Playing With Technology in History conference. After the morning break we shifted from gaming to making. [11:00] How can making … Continue reading

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