1. Your blogs and some housekeeping.
- Please bring the URL if I don't already have it. I've added those that I know about to the side bar. We'll iron out any problems you might be having with blogging, settings or commenting.
- Update the syllabus schedule to reflect the changes we made during class last week
- Update the syllabus to include grading structure.
2. Themes. I've made a copy of all the themes for the blogs that I know of. If you haven't posted themes or I don't have you listed on the side please email your themes to me as soon as possible. Let's discuss:
- what themes seem to be emerging?
- determine the themes we plan to pursue.
- questions to ask interviewees in order to get them to talk about the themes
- develop a list of questions for each theme.
3. Researching memories:
- we'll talk about finding other digital history sites and journal articles.
- the rising trend of Digital Humanities.
- About the different digital ways that historians and others are using technology to present history.
- we'll talk about whether these methods are more or less effective.
1. Find at least 3 other digital histories online and 2 journal articles about using videos or other digital media to produce and present history.
- Explain why digital histories are effective or not for scholarship.
- Do they engage their audience?
- Who is their intended audience?
- Who is producing these digital histories and are they authoritative?
2. Read and comment on fellow students blog posts.