An interview with Katherine Fennelly – Digital Mapping of the 18th and 19th-century British Landscape

Unfortunately, it’s taken me a while to get the second interview in this series written up. In any case, I’m very please to be able to share my discussions with Dr Katherine Fennelly, an historical archaeologist at the University of Sheffield, about her use of digital mapping technologies when teaching in the School of HistoryContinue reading An interview with Katherine Fennelly – Digital Mapping of the 18th and 19th-century British Landscape

Another publication about Making Digital History project

  Another publication about Making Digital History, specifically about the use of Xerte to develop students’ capabilities in creativity, is now available. It was produced in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Salford and can be accessed here: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/35385/ Reference: Kutar, MS, Griffiths, M and Wood, J 2015, Ecstasi project : Using technology toContinue reading Another publication about Making Digital History project

Twittering Students – Using Twitter in Teaching Literature

I have been experimenting with using Twitter in my teaching this term at the University of Lincoln, on two separate American studies modules, level one and two respectively. The way this worked was relatively straightforward: I set up individual Twitter accounts for each module and requested that students follow the module account on their alreadyContinue reading Twittering Students – Using Twitter in Teaching Literature

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

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