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
See this post for more information about themes that might be more suited to using for a website-style presentation.
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 [...]
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.
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.]
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 | Leave a Comment
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 [...]
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.
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.