Digital toolbox included: – UMWBlogs —  – Omeka —  – MIT’s Simile/Timeline —  – del.icio.us —  – YouTube —  – Windows Movie Maker The Projects: – Historical Markers Project (HMP) —  – James Farmer Project (JFP) —  – James Monroe Papers Project (JMPP) —  and  – [...]
For our discussion today
The formal presentation of the Digital History projects will be part of the History Department’s end-of-the-semester symposium. All four groups will present on Friday, April 25, at 3 PM in Monroe Hall 202. Please encourage friends, faculty, staff to come to this. We don’t just want to present these projects to the class, but to [...]
Just for those of you following along outside of the class itself, check out the start pages of each of the four groups. They’re all getting close to being finished (the final due date is next Tuesday). 1) Historical Marker Project — [Creators: Elle W., Whitney H., Jennifer F., Shannon H., Amy B.] 2) James [...]
April 1, 2008 | Leave a Comment
Link is here. Online application is here. Deadline is this Friday, April 4.
I’m planning on meeting with each group individually for a status update. If you have any questions or concerns about the end stages of your project, that would be a good time to bring them up with me.
See this post for more information about themes that might be more suited to using for a website-style presentation.
After our discussion the other day of the potential text for a potential historical marker for the institution, I ran across this image of Monroe Hall on the centennial blog.
Tuesday’s class will involve us writing the text for a potential historical marker celebrating the school’s centennial. Specifics about the application can be found at: http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/pdf_files/Application%20marker%20program%20FINAL.pdf What should the 100-word text of the sign include? Where should it be placed (keeping in mind the requirements at the bottom of this page)? [See a map of [...]
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 [...]