Category Archives: Making Digital History

Making Digital History – an (accidental update)

Last week, after misreading an email from the excellent Terry McAndrew (@TerryTechdis) at the HEA/JISC, I accidentally produced a short interim report on the wrong project! In the spirit of not wasting what I’d written, it’s reproduced in part here: … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Talking Xerte at Lincoln

A few weeks ago we heard that we’d been successful in getting some project funding from the Centre for Educational Research and Development as part of their Fund for Educational Development. The project will involve sharing our experiences of using Xerte in History with colleagues … Continue reading

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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 … 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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