As you all know the internet is a widely used tool for both teaching and learning. It is common for students to participate in online courses due to their ease and flexibility, however; recently one type has become increasingly popular, a Massively Open Online Course (MOOC). A MOOC is very similar to any other onlineContinue reading E-Learning with MOOCs
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
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
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!