Class Three

Insiders/Outsiders   Reading: Todd Presner et al, The Digital Humanities Manifesto 2.0 (2009), at UCLA Daniel Allington, Sarah Brouillette, David Golumbia, “Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): A Political History of Digital Humanities,” Los Angeles Review of Books (May 1, 2016) from Matthew Gold, ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities (2012): Tara McPherson, “Why are the digital humanities so white?” […]

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Frontline’s new interactive, annotated film can be shared in pieces on social media » Nieman Journalism Lab

Frontline is trying something new: an interactive, annotated script that audiences can use to navigate the film, and new software that lets users highlight portions of the film and share them on social media or via email.RELATED ARTICLEFrontline is finding new mic-drop moments for good old-fashioned reportingMay 18, 2016“The need for journalistic transparency and credibility, […]

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Class Two

Theory and development of the field   Reading: Cohen and Rosenzweig, Digital History Representative projects: [review if you wish; we will discuss them together] Valley of the Shadow Wayback machine [to see how old websites looked] 6 class Framework themes Role of collaboration for historians Public History – definitions, etc. Affordances vs. Cautions of digital world [Cohen, […]

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Class One

Intro/Base Level   Resources/Links/Tools/Media Google Advanced Search Some basic examples text shortcuts filetype: site: Rampages Links to tutorials and other support documents Keep in mind this is WordPress so tutorials you find on WordPress will likely apply. Hypothes.is Twitter Advanced search Digital Historians List #digitalhistory hashtag #twitterstorians hashtag Public history: historical activities practiced outside the […]

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