DIGH 3814 O - Crafting Digital History

Web course
The evaluation for this course does not include formal seated exams, so no distance proctoring arrangements are required.

This course applies the creative use of information and media/computing technologies to address the digital cultural heritage issues of public historians, archaeologists, and anthropologists. Topics may include webscraping, data mining, designing and implementing research databases, and visual storytelling of those results. (Field e). Also listed as HIST 3814. Precludes additional credit for HIST 3907 Section "B" offered in winter 2015 and HIST 3907 Section "O" offered in winter 2016. Prerequisite(s): a 2000-level history course or third-year standing and 1.0 credit in history.

CRN for section O: 20809

Instructor: Shawn Graham

Shawn Graham

About the instructor: Shawn Graham trained in Roman archaeology but over the years has become a digital archaeologist and digital humanist. He keeps an open lab notebook of his research and experiments in digital history and archaeology at his research blog, electricarchaeology.ca. He is currently teaching historical methods and digital history at all levels, including seminars in the collaborative MA digital humanities program as well as in the MA public history program. His work on archaeology and games and simulation has been profiled in KillScreen and Slate. His presentation on #archaeogaming, with Andrew Rheinhard of Atari Excavation fame, at the Society for American Archaeology can be found online (audio & slides).

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