Course Details

Course Name
Teaching and Learning History in the Digital Age
Course Type
Course
Institution
George Mason University
Department
History and Art History
Information
https://masononline.gmu.edu/programs/digital-public-humanities-graduate-certificate/
Curriculum
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Status
record actively maintained
Course Language
English
Start Date
2020-05-21
recurring
ECTS
-
Lecturer
Brian Platt
PID
Disciplines: History
Techniques: Georeferencing, Mapping, Searching, Text Mining
Objects: Curricula, DigitalHumanities, Multimedia, Projects
Access Requirements
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Description
Examines what happens when instructors integrate new media technology into history classroom. Includes consideration of learning theory, new media theory, and an in-depth examination of state-of-the-art in practice. In the final third of semester, students produce practicum that is either working history teaching web site or concept paper for site, depending on student's degree of technical sophistication. No prior facility with information technology required. Course appropriate for graduate students working as teachers or planning career in teaching.
Keywords
Disciplines: History
Techniques: Georeferencing, Mapping, Searching, Text Mining
Objects: Curricula, DigitalHumanities, Multimedia, Projects