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!
I swapped out the reading assigned for next week. Instead of Joel Best on the social construction of data, we will be looking at a more practical article about when, why, and how to visualize data and when and why not to do so. The Best reading is still available as an optional read if… Read More Change to Readings for 10/22
Reminder that we will meet this week at the Tulsa Library annex. IF YOU HAVEN’T SENT ME YOUR LIST OF RESOURCES YET, DO IT ASAP! Here is a link to information and a phone number if you need it: http://www.tulsalibrary.org/annex Here is a google map image And a street view of the building. Note it is… Read More Thursday at the Archive!