Monthly Archives: January 2008

Digital History and SL

As part of my Digital History class, I am planning on having my students experiment with Second Life. In fact, I am planning on teaching the class in SL a couple of times. I also wanted to see how well … Continue reading

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Academic YouTube, Part 2

As a followup to my earlier post about academics using YouTube to post lectures and presentations, the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Wired Campus had an article today entitled "Dueling Videos: Scholar Creates Remix of Another Academic’s YouTube Hit." The article, … Continue reading

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SL Theatre

In my Second Life Educators Digest today I ran across a message about historical sims. The author of the message mentioned that he had been disappointed by the historical sites he had visited so far in SL, but that he … Continue reading

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Digital History Week 2: Searching online

Today began the second week for my Digital History class, and our first class in the History Department’s Computer Lab. This week we are discussing basic searching on the Internet. Unfortunately, we had a few technical glitches at the start … Continue reading

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Ready to begin a new week

I am appreciative of the people who have offered to take the digital history pre-test. While I asked people to take it, I failed to provide directions on how to do just that. Go to http://www.iup.edu/webct and login using guest … Continue reading

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End of the Week

At last it is the end of the week. For some reason this week seemed to go on forever and it was only 4 days long, I can’t imagine what next week will feel like. The other thing I realized … Continue reading

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Minor updates

On the digital history front, not a lot to report. I have finished grading the pre-tests, but have not given the students their scores yet. I am waiting to see how many fellow faculty members I can talk into also … Continue reading

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