Browsing All posts tagged under »Digital History«

Looking back on the first week of blogging

February 25, 2008 by

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After about a week of blogging I find myself looking back on my posts and asking myself if I am blogging or writing articles. What is the prescribed method (if one exists) of blogging digital history? I’ve looked at a number of blogs within the digital history genre and within the Civil War memory/American Civil […]

More thoughts on digital history as interactive narrative

February 23, 2008 by

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With an ever-pressing desire to explore new ways of presenting history, I find it difficult reading through George P. Landow’s Hypertext 3.0 without continually trying to figure out how the theories and applications can work within the practice of digital history. This is especially the case when considering that relatively few digital history sites have gone […]

History as interactive narrative!? Why not?

February 22, 2008 by

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After developing an annotated bibliography of digital history resources this past fall, over  Christmas break I finally took the time to read Digital History (Cohen and Rosenzweig). I enjoyed it greatly! However, after having read this book, I was left curious as to why Janet Murray (Hamlet on the Holodeck) had only received mention on one […]

Reflections on criticisms of the Web in education

February 18, 2008 by

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I know that I said that I would not get into the criticisms of the use of the Web as an educational tool in history, but I think that discussion in favor of digital history actually benefits from pointing out some of the criticisms. I have to wonder, considering all of the criticisms of the […]

Trying this once again

February 17, 2008 by

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Well, my first effort at moving forward with a blog just didn’t get anywhere. I guess I could blame the rigors of full-time graduate studies for the lack of postings in about three months. Yet, at the same time, it was because of graduate studies that I developed an interest in the potential of blogs. So, […]

Confessions of a Rogue Digital Historian

November 3, 2007 by

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OK, so this is my first venture into the realm of the blogs. Having wrapped up my masters in History (with a concentration on American History from colonization through the Civil War era) at Old Dominion University and entering into a second masters program (Technical and Scientific Communication) at James Madison University, I figured it […]