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

2 case studies submitted to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies project

We’ve just submitted two case studies to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies: preparing for the future project, which aims to identify “pedagogies that are going to empower student learning, offering increased choice, and above all, facilitate high quality provision.” We submitted one case study on the Making Digital History itself and another on the use of socialContinue reading 2 case studies submitted to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies project

Making Oral History at the University of Leeds

A couple of weeks ago Antonio Martínez-Arboleda came over from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Leeds to talk about his work getting students to engage in oral history projects there. Antonio has done a lot of work on OER (Open Educational Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_educational_resources), including the HumBox (http://humbox.ac.uk/) repository ofContinue reading Making Oral History at the University of Leeds

History UK plenary meeting, London

A couple of weeks ago I attended the annual History UK plenary meeting at the Institute of Historical Research in London. Representatives from subscribing history departments in the UK were invited to attend. After the business meeting, there were two presentations about the relationship between the collection of data and the student experience in HistoryContinue reading History UK plenary meeting, London

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 modelling of the ancient Roman world, something he’s been working on for more than fiveContinue reading Digital Modelling of the Ancient Roman World