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/
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 blog post. This was followed by Dr. Sarah Atkinson and Adam Bailey, of the UniversityContinue reading Blogging the Xerte Workshops: Thursday 26th June.
‘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
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 at Lincoln. We’ll also be bringing in participants from elsewhere (Biological Sciences, Media, Psychology) inContinue reading Talking Xerte at Lincoln