Omeka

February 26, 2008 | 2 Comments

Each group needs to appoint a Omeka SuperAdmin who will take the lead on managing their Omeka site.  [Everyone will be able to access and add to their Omeka site, but I want one person responsible for setting up accounts for everyone else.] Those people should email me to set up a time to meet […]

FTP and Omeka

February 26, 2008 | Comments Off on FTP and Omeka

As part of our discussion today, check out FireFTP. Check out this vidcast from the creators of Omeka about its creation and a demonstration of using it.

Contracts Posted

February 25, 2008 | Comments Off on Contracts Posted

Okay, per our discussion last week, everyone’s contracts are posted to the link marked, appropriately enough, Contracts.  [The outlines I provided at the start of the class for each group are still there, only they’re now more accurately labeled Project Outlines.]

Don’t stop blogging….

February 14, 2008 | Comments Off on Don’t stop blogging….

Just a gentle reminder that even if you don’t have a specific blogging assignment, you’re still supposed to be blogging. Blog your project status; blog your trials and tribulations with various research or creative issues; blog your ideas for your group. Blog about individual or group progress; blog about how cool a new tool is […]

Contracts — Reviewing What We Discussed in Class on Thursday

February 8, 2008 | Comments Off on Contracts — Reviewing What We Discussed in Class on Thursday

1. Details of contract — As we talked about, the guidelines in the syllabus require a Mission statement, a list of the tools you’re planning on using (with a brief explanation of how they will be used), and a schedule of milestones (at a minimum when critical pieces of the project are complete (or near […]

Contracts and Confusion

February 6, 2008 | Comments Off on Contracts and Confusion

It sounds like there’s some confusion about the contracts, the tools, and the location of these sites.  We’ll talk about all these things tomorrow during class.

Getting Noticed

February 4, 2008 | Comments Off on Getting Noticed

So, people working on the CircaVie timeline project noticed Matt’s post about his difficulty getting it to work in his blog and asked if they could help. If you didn’t have a sense of the larger community you’ve entered into, you should now.

VoiceThread Example

February 4, 2008 | 1 Comment

A number of you have commented on the possibilities VoiceThread might offer your group. Here, via Prof. Fernsebner, is an example to check out.

Thursday’s Tools Discussion

January 30, 2008 | Comments Off on Thursday’s Tools Discussion

Okay, based on the comments, posts and trackbacks, it sounds like people are most interested in spending more time on: Omeka mashups Windows Movie Maker iMovie Something for Timelines xtimeline Exhibit/Timeline Others del.icio.us blogs as publishing platforms We won’t have time to get to all of these tomorrow, but we’ll see what we can get […]

Thursday’s class

January 30, 2008 | Comments Off on Thursday’s class

Agenda for class on Thursday Discuss readings — focus especially on Anthony Grafton’s New Yorker article Engage with tools selected by the class for 10-20 minutes Split into groups to continue planning

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