Create a map, interactive timeline, or infographic about your subject.
10% of course grade (100 points). This will be due before class on 10/29; post a link and any relevant comments on your blog
Maps, timelines and infographics are relatively easy to create and can add great depth and complexity to an online story by filling in background information or providing a broader context for understanding the subject. We will take time in class to work with some of the tools available to produce such graphics (ro see below), and you will create a graphic related to your subject. Think of this as a way of condensing what you’ve learned from your secondary source research.
See Tech Tools for History Use, for tools you might use. Here is an abbreviated list of options:
- GoogleChartsMapping Tools: Google (My Maps) + MapBuilder, MangoMap, DataPlace
- Timeline Tools: MyHistro, Dipity
- Infographic Tools: Venngage, Piktocart, Visual.ly, GoogleCharts, Powerpoint/Excel, Numbers (Mac)
For more complex tools, see the list of options at DiRT Directory