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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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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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2 case studies submitted to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies project

We’ve just submitted two case studies to the HEA’s Flexible pedagogies: preparing for the future project, which aims to identify “pedagogies that are going to empower student learning, offering increased choice, and above all, facilitate high quality provision.” We submitted … Continue reading

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Curate history (and your other interests…) on the web – part 2

In an earlier post I talked about Scoop.it, a site for bringing together content from different websites (blogs, YouTube, regular webpages, RSS feeds) and ‘curating’ it. Over the past few days I’ve been playing around with a similar service called … Continue reading

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Scoop.it! – curate history on the web

Scoop.it! is a platform that allows you to collect websites, especially social media websites, in one place and save/ share them. It also helps you to find relevant information and is easily searchable.I’ve had a bit of a play with … Continue reading

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