HIS 218 - Introduction to Digital History

Course Description

Effective: 2014-01-01

Introduces the methods, theories and practices of digital history.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will explore the development of the field of digital history and examine the impact of digital media on the research, writing, teaching and presentation of history. It also introduces students to issues in digital history such as copyright, intellectual property, information abundance, and how the web has changed the relationship between historians and their audience. Students will also learn how digital tools and resources are enabling new methods of historical analysis and presentation.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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