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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
History (HIST)
Digital History
Digital History
Fall 2017
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Diane Cline
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How the Internet and electronic technology have transformed the ways in which historians conduct research, present their work, and record, store, organize, and disseminate their findings; computational tools for data analysis.
As a result of completing this course: • Students will demonstrate awareness of major historical archives on the web. • Students will be able to converse and comment knowledgeably on specific websites where historical materials are archived and analyzed as case studies. • Students will be able to locate and evaluate information in digital forms and present their findings in clear and logical oral and written forms. • Students will develop a greater appreciation of how innovations are changing the practice of History in academia. • Students will think differently about career options in the field of history and the humanities. • Students will develop skills to locate original sources to use for their own research.
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echacko (Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:58:32 GMT): Rollback: Hi Mr. Weeks, please update the syllabus to include dates for the Spring 2017 semester. This message was sent to you by Candace Gnahoui, on behalf of Dean Chacko.
echacko (Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:39:53 GMT): We don't use GCRs any more, so have removed them as this is a new course proposal.
gharris (Sun, 02 Apr 2017 15:36:02 GMT): Rollback: Please resubmit with bulletin-ready description, i.e., 1-2 lines including only main themes/topics, no future tense, self-referencing, or pronouns (e.g.,"In this course we will..."). For example see HIST 2320.
cbeil (Sun, 09 Apr 2017 03:16:40 GMT): edit
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