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.
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 | 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 […]
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 […]
You may have noticed that there is a new page listed at the top of the course blog. “Recent Blog Posts” funnels most (soon to be all) posts from the people in this class onto a single page (using RSS of course). Check it out to get a snapshot of what everyone is working on. […]
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’ […]
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” […]