Category Archives: Ancient History

Using YouTube to teach ancient identities

What do modern Goths have to do with ancient and medieval ones? In the Autumn semester last year, the students on my third year module in History at the University of Lincoln, The Goths: Barbarians through History?, took a closer look … Continue reading

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Teaching about identity in the ancient world using YouTube

For more on this see the post I just made on the Changing Romans blog: GOTHS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. Jamie

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Digital Modelling of the Ancient Roman World

Last week we hosted Dr Matthew Nicholls of the department of Classics at the University of Reading. He came to talk as part of our HEA-funded Making Digital History project to an audience of historians of all periods about digital … Continue reading

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My first Xerte!

I made my first Xerte learning object in advance of the first meeting out the Making Digital History project team earlier this week. It proved relatively easy to set up and then play around with the Xerte tool, although there … Continue reading

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