Tag Archives: Student Work

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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Consider Yourself Warned

On August 25, 2008, I wrote a post here warning readers that students in my new class, Lying About the Past, would be creating a historical hoax and turning it loose online. Little did I know then that the hoax … Continue reading

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Edward Owens and Wikipedia

If you’ve spent any time on the Internet in the past 10 years or so — and who hasn’t — you’ll know that one of the most popular memes is the Top 10 list. I don’t think I’ve ever perpetuated … Continue reading

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When Student Projects Take Wing

Way back in the fall 2006 semester, I taught my first version of my grad seminar Teaching History in the Digital Age. A key component of that course is that students must either create a digital learning tool/application/opportunity for students … Continue reading

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