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HIST 379 - History in the Digital Age


Class Hours: 3
Lab/Discussion: 0
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: History and social studies education/history majors; not applicable toward Social Studies Education requirements; sophomore standing; 3cr of college history
Examines the changes that digital technologies are bringing to the field of history and how historians research, write, present, and teach the past. Students investigate the development of this new media and study the state of digital historical work by scholars, teachers, archivists, museum curators, and popular historians. As they examine this work, students also explore the philosophical and ethical issues raised by efforts to put history online. Finally, students are given an introduction to some of the programs used by historians and the public to create digital history.



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