Category Archives: Media

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 … Continue reading

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Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.

Following on from Tuesday’s opening presentation, Dr. Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo and Dr. Jamie Wood repeated their introduction to Xerte, its potential and its positive reception so far – to learn more about this, please take a look at my previous … Continue reading

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Using YouTube to teach ancient identities

What do modern Goths have to do with ancient and medieval ones? In the Autumn semester last year, the students on my third year module in History at the University of Lincoln, The Goths: Barbarians through History?, took a closer look … Continue reading

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Xerte workshops at Lincoln

We are pleased to announce that we’ll be running two workshops at the University of Lincoln in June as part of our Talking Xerte project. We’re bringing in colleagues from other institutions who have used Xerte to talk about their experiences. We … Continue reading

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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

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