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 […]

Okay, so we’re at the end of the second week of class.  How are you feeling about the course, the readings/assignments, your group project?  Do we need to slow down or speed up, or is everything just right?  What would you like to spend more time on?  What do you feel like you have a […]

Blog assignment

January 16, 2008 | 1 Comment

By the end of the weekend, write a post on your blog that explains why you are in this class and what you hope to get out of it, and introduces yourself to the class. Also, sign up for a feed reader (Google Reader, Bloglines, or another of your choosing) and subscribe to your classmates’ […]

Tagging and categories: How to share our ideas and finds

January 11, 2008 | Comments Off on Tagging and categories: How to share our ideas and finds

As you begin to use your del.icio.us accounts, consider using the tag “471C3” for online materials you find for this class. [They will show up in the feed to the right of this post on the main page of this course blog.] As you begin to write blog posts, consider using the category “Digital History” […]

This is the future site for Prof. Jeffrey McClurken’s Digital History Seminar. “I believe the time has come to enlist the computer and the satellite, as well as television and radio, and to enlist them in the cause of education. If we are up to the obligations of the next century and if we are […]

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