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Complete project links

Okay, other than a few minor fixes to be done. the projects are ready to be seen by the outside world. o   UMW Images through the Ages – http://projects.umwhistory.org/images/ o   Civil War Fredericksburg  — http://projects.umwhistory.org/cwh/ o   James Monroe Papers — http://projects.umwhistory.org/jmp/ o   Life and Legacy of Mary Ball Washington  — http://maryballwash.umwblogs.org/

Assessment criteria for digital history projects

Group contract grade (5% of course grade): —  Based on quality of original proposal and on need to make changes made to proposal since then. Project Evaluation Group Grade (25% of course grade): — Includes site design, information architecture, accuracy (including citations), content, proofreading, usability, and overall impressions Individual Grade (25% of course grade): — […]

Write a post before class today!

…based on the impact of the trend toward the digitization of everything.  😉

One more thing to look at for Data-mining discussion

Check out this brief piece from the Dec. 2009 Wired on literature and data-mining. http://www.wired.com/magazine/2009/11/pl_print/

Wikipedia Changes, the Movie

Katelyn reminded me of this video made about the changes on a Wikipedia page about Heavy Metal.  It’s worth checking out for a visual representation of the changes that happen over time.

Follow up to our discussion today

Link to contracts from 2008 class A familiar scene, with new words:  http://bit.ly/99Oeh9

First Weekend

You survived the first week.  What now? — Write and publish first blog post introducing yourself and explaining why you took this class. — Use Google Reader to subscribe to this course blog, the blogs of the people in class (listed in the blogroll to the right), and two history blogs from Cliopatria’s blogroll (http://hnn.us/blogs/entries/9665.html) […]

New class coming soon

This is the site for the Spring 2010 senior history seminar, Adventures in Digital History at the University of Mary Washington.  More coming soon!

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