Jumpstart Digital Media Projects — Virginia Forum 2011

Jumpstarting Your Digital Media Projects:
Teaching, Connecting, &  Publishing

A demonstration and hands-on workshop on teaching and creating digital history from 2 to 5 PM on Thursday, March 24 at Washington and Lee University, Elrod Commons, 345


2:00-2:15 – Introduction to the Session

2:15-3:00 – Digital poster session
— Wander around, get some ideas.
Easy Publishing of Digital History Projects” — Jeffrey McClurken, UMW
“Building Communities of Interest through Social Media” — Eric Johnson, Monticello
“Omeka for Scholarship, Archives, and Exhibitions” — Jeremy Boggs, GMU

3:00-3:45 – How-To sessions with the presenters — Hands on work, how to do the
kinds of things we show in the poster session.[1]

3:45-4:00 – Break

4:00-4:45 – Lightning discussions — Small group conversations in rotation (funding, project management, getting institutional/audience buy-in)

4:45-5:00 – Conclusion, general questions.

Questions?  Contact Jeff McClurken (jmcclurk (at) umw.edu), Eric Johnson (ejohnson (at) monticello.org), or Jeremy Boggs (jboggs (at) gmu.edu).

[1] Though not required to participate, we encourage you to bring your own laptop (BYOL).  W&L will provide wireless access.