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Archive for April, 2010

A look back on the semester

I was not sure what to expect when I signed up for this class, no idea what I was getting myself into-all I knew was this would be a very different seminar. I am happy to say I learned alot about making history digital and about Fredericksburg through all of the other projects in class. […]

Final blog-reflecting on the semester

“What really matters is what you do with what you have.”[1] I believe this quote sufficiently sums up how the Images group approached our project for the semester. In January we not only did not know one another but also had no idea what was in store for us throughout the semester. I sat in […]

Lights, Camera, Action

Wow sums up how I feel right now after presenting our website on camera…how weird is it to think 20 years from now we could come back and search for our undergraduate selves and view on camera what we found to be one of the biggest accomplishments of our academic career (at least in my […]

digital history and web 2.0

After reading and looking over a few of the articles in http://www.historians.org/Perspectives/issues/2007/0705/index.cfm I discovered that many of the writers were professors exploring how technology can advance history in and outside of the classroom. I found the article, The Digital History Reader: Teaching Resources for United States and European Historyby E. Thomas Ewing and Robert P. Stephens […]