VoiceThread Example

February 4, 2008 | 1 Comment

A number of you have commented on the possibilities VoiceThread might offer your group. Here, via Prof. Fernsebner, is an example to check out.

Thursday’s Tools Discussion

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 […]

Thursday’s class

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

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 […]

As I said in class, pick one or two tools that you’d like to play around with more in class on Thursday.  In a comment or a blog post linked to this post indicate which tools you want us to spend some more time with (and, if there’s some particular aspect you’ve had problems with, […]

Omeka Admin

January 26, 2008 | 2 Comments

You’ve all been changed to Admin status in the test Omeka account.  Those of you who are thinking about using Omeka with your group project can now try creating an exhibit, create a new collection, use different documents.  In other words, explore some of the options available.  [Check out the examples of other sites using […]

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. […]

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