Category Archives: Medieval

An interview with Charles West – Using Wikipedia to Teach Medieval History and Digital Literacy

The Making Digital History project is particularly concerned with approaches to teaching history online that involve students in constructing things for themselves (including their own knowledge and understanding via more ‘traditional’ text-based approaches) in digital spaces and sharing the results … Continue reading

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International Visiting Fellowship in Medieval History at UoL

The University of Lincoln is pleased to offer a non‐stipendiary Visiting Fellowship in Medieval History. Applications are invited from international scholars specializing in medieval history. It is anticipated that the Fellowship will be suitable for scholars who wish to have … 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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Xerte workshops completed

We (Antonella, I and the student ambassadors) just completed training over 100 first year students on our East meets West module in the use of Xerte. They will be using the tool in group projects for source analysis assignments. It … Continue reading

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Getting started with Xerte

Xerte is a pilot tool to create online learning objects to teach others about historical topics. It offers numerous and diverse potentials, which include embedding audio and video tracks; creating interactive maps; zooming in and out an image and linking … Continue reading

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