Faculty Academy 2010

Digital Fluency, Online Communication, History and American Studies: One Department’s Engagement with Social Media & Pedagogy

This will be a panel discussion of our department’s engagement with social media and digital literacy. Topics for discussions will include: Discussions of blogging with AMST & History classes. Discussion of the way the three of us contribute to the department blog as a way of communicating with our students and the larger community (includingRead More…

Finding Their Own Way: Student Digital History Projects

In this panel, 3-4 students from the Adventures in Digital History Senior Seminar will discuss the process by which they developed and created group digital history projects on Civil War Fredericksburg, the James Monroe Papers, and Mary Ball Washington.  They’ll also discuss how such free-form assignments fit into their liberal arts experience.

WordPress for Libraries

Faced with a limited budget and the desire to offer new resources and services, the librarians at the Stafford Campus developed an innovative approach to using WordPress in a library setting.  Their efforts led to the re-creation of the research guides being used by students at the Stafford Campus.  Using WordPress, the Stafford Librarians changedRead More…