WordPress for the Humanities:
Developing a Digital History Course
Sights & Sounds From the Berkeley Folk
Music Festival Pr...
1. Visuality & Aurality
2. Ephemeral History
3. Aesthetic Experience & Social Power
4. The Perceptual in History
5. Using ...
History 395 Research Seminar:
Digitizing Folk Music History
Assumption: students are digital
natives
Passive consumption √
Active critical digital inquiry x
Are they?
WordPress =
an open source content management system
(cms)
quickly "scale" a digital humanities course
a flexible template...
WordPress User Interface
Final Interpretive Digital History Project
Annotation Tool: Crocodoc
Annotation
Tables
Tool:
WP-Table
Reloaded
Writing
(Builds On Annotation and Tables)
Use digital to
slow down
not speed up
evidence ->
argument
process
Interactivity
Comments
& Followup
Tagging &
Tag Cloud "Folksonomy"
Timeline
SLIDE
Tools:
Timerime
Timeline JS
Geocoding/
Visualization
Tools:
MapPress Pro
WP-Table Reloaded
Narrative Design Tool: Wireframe cc
Narrative Design Tool: Spun Theme
Deformance
Tool:Trevor
Owens'
Coding Exercise
History as Remix Tool:Audacity
WordPress for the Humanities:
Developing a Digital History Course
Sights & Sounds From the Berkeley Folk
Music Festival Pr...
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course
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WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course

  1. 1. WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course Sights & Sounds From the Berkeley Folk Music Festival Project
  2. 2. 1. Visuality & Aurality 2. Ephemeral History 3. Aesthetic Experience & Social Power 4. The Perceptual in History 5. Using the Digital
  3. 3. History 395 Research Seminar: Digitizing Folk Music History
  4. 4. Assumption: students are digital natives Passive consumption √ Active critical digital inquiry x Are they?
  5. 5. WordPress = an open source content management system (cms) quickly "scale" a digital humanities course a flexible template for bringing together multimedia objects, tools, narratives, interactivity, interpretation peek "under the hood" at digital mechanics
  6. 6. WordPress User Interface
  7. 7. Final Interpretive Digital History Project
  8. 8. Annotation Tool: Crocodoc
  9. 9. Annotation
  10. 10. Tables Tool: WP-Table Reloaded
  11. 11. Writing (Builds On Annotation and Tables) Use digital to slow down not speed up evidence -> argument process
  12. 12. Interactivity Comments & Followup
  13. 13. Tagging & Tag Cloud "Folksonomy"
  14. 14. Timeline SLIDE Tools: Timerime Timeline JS
  15. 15. Geocoding/ Visualization Tools: MapPress Pro WP-Table Reloaded
  16. 16. Narrative Design Tool: Wireframe cc
  17. 17. Narrative Design Tool: Spun Theme
  18. 18. Deformance Tool:Trevor Owens' Coding Exercise
  19. 19. History as Remix Tool:Audacity
  20. 20. WordPress for the Humanities: Developing a Digital History Course Sights & Sounds From the Berkeley Folk Music Festival Project

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