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
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
We’ve just published a number of student-produced Xerte objects on a variety of essay-writing skills at the following pages. Check them out – the students have done a great job! Proofreading your essay: https://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/secondary-sources/essay-writing/proofreading/ Using apostrophes: https://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/secondary-sources/essay-writing/apostrophes/ Style guide for History at University of Lincoln (including bibliographies, footnotes, grammar and presentation): https://makingdigitalhistory.co.uk/resources/online-style-guide-for-history-students-at-lincoln/
‘Talking Xerte’ events are crucial to the curation of a project such as Making Digital History, and I attended two of these myself on 24th and 26th June. The former enabled Xerte pioneers to show what they have achieved; the problems they have encountered; and any future plans for their software. The software is stillContinue reading Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Tuesday 24th June.
I’ve spent a few days writing and revising the final reports for the following e-learning projects which we’ve been involved in over the past year: Making Digital History, funded by the HEA/JISC Digital Literacies in the Disciplines funding programme (report here); T&L: Tagging and Learning – Developing digital literacy through social bookmarking, funded as part of the HEA’sContinue reading Project reports submitted to HEA and JISC