Another publication about Making Digital History, specifically about the use of Xerte to develop students’ capabilities in creativity, is now available. It was produced in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Salford and can be accessed here: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/35385/ Reference: Kutar, MS, Griffiths, M and Wood, J 2015, Ecstasi project : Using technology toContinue reading Another publication about Making Digital History project
Here are two pieces of MDH news… The Making Digital History project has been recognised in the University of Lincoln’s Staff and Merit Awards scheme with a team award for ‘Digital History Makers’. You can see our citation here: The project and the Xerte objects that we’ve made were also mentioned in a JISC TechContinue reading Making Digital History update
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/
‘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