Class Seven

Sound   Readings: Jonathan Kern, Sound Reporting: The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production (University of Chicago Press, 2008) chapters 1, 3, 6, 8, 12, 18 Representative projects: Backstory Unmonumental Resources/Links/Tools/Media Audacity and Lynda.com tutorials on Audacity and if you understand one thing with audio it’s layering tracks. Hindenburg Journalist: another easy sound editor/mixer, […]

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Class Six

Scholarly publishing   Readings: Kristen Nawrotzki and Jack Dougherty, eds. Writing History in the Digital Age (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013), all entries in Parts 3, 6, and 7 Bret Victor, “Explorable Explanations” (2011)   Representative projects: British Virginia Encyclopedia Virginia A Selection from “Uncle Tom’s Cabin: A Digital Critical Edition: ‘Topsy’” Resources/Links/Tools/Media […]

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Class Five

Web design   Readings: Kristen Nawrotzki and Jack Dougherty, eds. Writing History in the Digital Age (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013), introduction and all entries in Parts 1 and 2 (up through page 93) Representative projects: Chesterfield County Historical Society Wilton House Museum Resources/Links/Tools/Media Separating Content from Display Accessibility Checker Color Blindness Filter […]

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CC Search prototype

A new resource for searching creative commons materials across archives. A decent place for generic searching and if you remove flickr and 500px from the search your search is museum focused. Use this prototype to find images that you can use and remix, across several open archives. Source: CC Search prototype “War memories, 1861–the war […]

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