Week 02: Mon: Jan: 28


React to Perusall

What is Digital History?

  • Main takeaways from reading? – Can we come up with a definition?
  • Difference between traditional history and digital history?
  • Will this divide between traditional and digital history/humanities remain?
  • Challenges of doing digital history?
  • What skills are needed?

Varieties of History Sites

Historical Blogs/Podcasts

Archival Presentations

Thematic Research Collections

Audio and Video Collections

Digital Exhibits

Educational Sites

Database Driven Collections


Blog Topics

Next class, each student will select three events to blog about for the Discovering 1919 website.

Details on the assignment