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 at this question. In the first half of the module we looked at the GothsContinue reading Using YouTube to teach ancient identities
For more on this see the post I just made on the Changing Romans blog: GOTHS, ANCIENT AND MODERN. Jamie
Last week we hosted Dr Matthew Nicholls of the department of Classics at the University of Reading. He came to talk as part of our HEA-funded Making Digital History project to an audience of historians of all periods about digital modelling of the ancient Roman world, something he’s been working on for more than fiveContinue reading Digital Modelling of the Ancient Roman World
The Making Digital History project is funding three speakers to come to the University of Lincoln this autumn to talk about their experiences of using online technologies to teach students in History and other Humanities disciplines. We hope that these talks will generate further discussions around the use of technology to teach History and we’llContinue reading Teaching and Learning presentations at Lincoln
I made my first Xerte learning object in advance of the first meeting out the Making Digital History project team earlier this week. It proved relatively easy to set up and then play around with the Xerte tool, although there were some problems with inserting and displaying images and the exact layout of some slides.Continue reading My first Xerte!