On Thursday, Dec 10 at 5:00pm we will adjourn to the Hunt Club for drinks and gnosh in celebration of the end of the semester. Hunt Club 224 Main St (near Cain’s and Guthrie Green) Things to do: Post a link on your blog by 5:30 pm on 12/10 with your FINAL PROJECT, yeah! Upload your… Read More Party at the Hunt Club!
Since MyHistro has been such a disappointment, I’ve been on the hunt for other options and may have found a user-friendly free option to replace MyHistro. It’s called TimeGlide, and it offers free accounts for students. Here’s the link if you’re interested: https://timeglider.com/how_it_works There are also a couple of mobile device apps that might work… Read More Other Timeline Options
Here’s a useful video from documentary filmmaker Ken Burns about the ingredients of a good story.
In class today we will begin by discussing some possible styles of video essay. Then you will be turned loose with a partner to create a short video. Here is the assignment sheet: Workshop on Video Essay Making If you access the assignment sheet this way, the links will be live and ready to go… Read More Video Making Workshop (11/5)
I have created a draft of the Oral History Consent Form [click those words to download it]. BEFORE YOU DO YOUR INTERVIEW, DOWNLOAD THE FORM AND FILL OUT THE PORTIONS IN [BRACKETS]. You will need to explain your rationale for choosing the interviewee in terms they will understand and provide a basic outline of topics likely… Read More Oral History Consent Form and Other class maintenance
Data Visualization (Charts, etc) Powerpoint; Tableau Mapping Census Data Mapper and other toolshttp://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/ Timelines/Maps MyHistro: http://www.myhistro.com/dashboard –tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iQ2aiaceSk Dippity is another option, but with less functionality Infographics Piktochart is super easy: https://magic.piktochart.com/templates
Just a reminder that your HistoryPin collections are due this week before class. Here is a link to the assignment in case you forgot: https://amst3683.wordpress.com/assignments/multimedia-interpretive-essay/historypin-collection/ See you Thursday for fun with infographics!