Category Archives: HEA

Digital Literacies in the Disciplines project blogs

Quick note that all of the other projects which are part of the HEA funded Digital Literacies in the Disciplines programme have blogs, which are accessible here: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/digital-literacies Check it out if you’re interested in how Xerte is being used … Continue reading

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Dr Mark Horowitz visits the University of Lincoln to talk about Making Digital History

We were lucky enough to have Dr Mark Horowitz from the University of Illinois, Chicago visit us last week (22nd and 23rd October 2013) to give three presentations to History students at the University of Lincoln; partly funded by the … Continue reading

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Xerte workshops completed

We (Antonella, I and the student ambassadors) just completed training over 100 first year students on our East meets West module in the use of Xerte. They will be using the tool in group projects for source analysis assignments. It … Continue reading

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Scoop.it! …is Making Digital History…

Scoop.it! is an online platform that allows you to create virtual ‘magazines.’ That is, it allows you to collate a bunch of different websites online and draw them together onto a centralized, stylish webpage on the Scoop.it! platform – and … Continue reading

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T&L project launched

Earlier in September, I took a (long) trip down to Brighton for a meeting at the University of Sussex about a collaborative project called T&L (tagging and learning): Developing digital literacy through social bookmarking between Sussex, Hertfordshire and Lincoln on … Continue reading

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