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Omeka Tutorial

October 6, 2020

Hello All, Thanks to those who came to our sponsored Omeka tutorial yesterday! If you have any follow up questions, or if you could not attend but are interested in learning more about Omeka for research or classroom use, please … Continued

Newsletter 9/28

September 28, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the Digital History Lab. Below is your weekly fixing of Digital History content and news. Omeka Workshop 10/05, 4-5pm: Join us for an introduction to Omeka, a content management system used to create and display online exhibits. Librarians … Continued

Newsletter 9/21

September 21, 2020

Dear Colleagues, We hope you’re doing well, despite it all!  Here are this week’s announcements from the Digital History Lab. The first (virtual) meeting of the Digital History Working Group is this Thursday 9/24 at 4 pm–if you’re interested in … Continued

Newsletter 9/14

September 14, 2020

Hello Colleagues! Here is a run-down of some things in the digital history world this week: The DHL is planning a training on Omeka, a great tool for creating digital exhibits and presenting research. We are looking to get a … Continued

Newsletter 8/31

September 1, 2020

Dear Colleagues, Greetings from the Digital History Lab team. Here is a collection of DHL news and other resources for this week! Working Group: Would you be interested in being a part of a DHL working group, a virtual space for … Continued

Newsletter 8/17

August 17, 2020

Hello Everyone! We hope you had a good first week and are staying safe in this crazy time. We are your Co-Directors of the Digital History Lab this year. For those of you who don’t know us, we are physically … Continued

Four Steps Towards Compassionate Online Teaching

July 28, 2020

By Zardas Shuk-man Lee, PhD Candidate, History Department In the Spring semester 2020, I taught as an instructor of record at UNC for the first time, offering a course on Modern East Asia. Two months into the semester, during Spring … Continued

The Case for Asynchronous: A Teacher’s Perspective

July 22, 2020

By Professor Michael Morgan, UNC History Department   In March, when the pandemic forced UNC to suspend in-person teaching, instructors on campus scrambled to adapt their courses. In the case of my undergraduate survey of Cold War history, I wanted … Continued

The Case for Asynchronous: A Student’s Perspective

July 22, 2020

By Joshua O’Brien (Class of 2022) March 11th was the one day, more than any other, that crystallized the effect of the pandemic on American life. For starters, that was the day the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. … Continued