The digital humanities as the DIY humanities

A few months back I participated in my forth year of the humanities and technology camp at the Center for History and New Media. This year the conference ended with a bake off. Many of the definitions of the digital humanities hinge on the idea that digital humanists like to make things. It looks like …

they rebuilt emiglio

Create your own video slideshow at animoto.com. Includes CC licensed images: aquila, M. (2007). Emiglio. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ibcbulk/387273768/ Gratton, A. (2010a). IMG_1929. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/angusgr/4570533014/ Gratton, A. (2010b). IMG_1944. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/angusgr/4570516362/ Gratton, A. (2010c). IMG_1925. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/angusgr/4570534618/ robotoy75. (2009). ROBOT EMIGLIO. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/robotoy75/3171211297/ Zebrowski, R. (2007). Some of the robots in my …

Conversation Piece For THATCamp

This is just a quick post to get out a first pass at a rubric for assessing games for use in history classrooms for THATCamp. Click the image to see a bigger, more readable version. Most approaches to evaluating games, or at least most of the approaches I have come across are not discipline specific, …