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