AAC&U 2013–Undergraduates as Digital Scholars

AAC&U 2013
Undergraduates as Digital Scholars
Panel sponsored by NITLE
January 24, 2013

Links from my presentation as part of the panel

  1. Examples of digitally inflected courses
    1. US History in Film, History of American Technology & Culture, History of the Information Age
  2. Adventures in Digital History — HIST 471C3
    1. 2008 Course Site; 2010 Course Site; 2012 course site
  3. Class components
    1. 2012 Class Syllabus
    2. Sample Group Contract
      1. My ProfHacker piece on using Student Contracts
    3. Digital Tool Kit
      1. “digital toolbox” for students to use – UMWBlogs (WordPress), Omeka (Omeka.net — hosted), timeline authoring tools such as  Simile Timeline (also available as a WordPress plugin) and Neatline (for Omeka), basic video/audio editing tools, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr.
  4. 2008 Projects
    1. Historical Markers Project
    2. UMW Alumni Project
    3. James Farmer Project
    4. James Monroe Papers Project
  5. 2010 Projects
    1. UMW Images Project
    2. Life and Legacy of Mary Ball Washington
    3. James Monroe’s Letters as Minister to France
    4. City of Hospitals: Fredericksburg in the Civil War
  6. 2012 Projects
    1. James Monroe Museum Political Cartoons
    2. James Farmer Lectures Project
    3. UMW Buildings Project
    4. Southeast Virginia Historical Markers Project — A New Locale
  7. My blog posts on the course (and other digitally inflected courses)
    1. http://mcclurken.blogspot.com/search/label/Digital%20History

Other articles relevant to Undergraduates as Digital Public Scholars

  1. Leslie Madsen-Brooks on Students as Curators
  2. From Writing History in the Digital Age, edited by Kristen Nawrotzki and Jack Dougherty — http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/
    1. The Wheaton College Digital History Project: Undergraduate Research in a Local Collection (Kathryn Tomasek)
    2. Towards Teaching the Introductory History Course, Digitally (Tom Harbison and Luke Waltzer)
  3. From Hacking the Academy, edited by Dan Cohen and Tom Scheinfeldt — http://hackingtheacademy.org/
    1. Boone Gorges, On the communal v. the individual student voice
    2. Mills Kelly, You Were Warned, on Mills Kelly’s class on The Last Pirate
  4. If FERPA questions come up about student blogs or projects, one potential solution is a Blog Consent Form. (See this example from Caleb McDaniel at Rice).
  5. Teaching DH 101 — NITLE Webinar with recording

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