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.
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.]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
A number of you have commented on the possibilities VoiceThread might offer your group. Here, via Prof. Fernsebner, is an example to check out.
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 […]
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
January 30, 2008 | 4 Comments
Want to see what the experts in academic computing think are going to be the most important tools students need to engage with in the next year, three years and five years? The annual Horizon Report will tell you. See the 2008 report here. [We’re engaged in the 2nd item listed, and some of you […]