Creative projects: Interpreting history through various media

Vincent BrownVincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies, trains students to interpret history through various media including graphics, data visualizations, videos, and art installations.

The benefits: By tackling creative assignments in HIST 1912 History Design Studio, students learn as historical artists to evaluate and articulate the rationale for why they might select a particular medium. “History doesn’t have to be told in the medium of print.

What is the Rich Content Editor? (Canvas)

Canvas’ rich content editor, available in several course site features, enables multimedia uploading, HTML editing, and embedding rich media such as links, files, videos, and images.

Digital Arts and Humanities (DARTH)

Digital Arts and Humanities (DARTH) supports faculty and student digital initiatives in the arts and humanities for research and artistic creation.

Digital Teaching Fellow (DiTF) program

The Digital Teaching Fellow (DiTF) program, which pairs graduate students with faculty to develop digital active learning projects in their courses, is extending to other FAS departments with a HILT grant project helmed by history professors Dan Smail and Ann Blair. 

Multimedia Lab in Lamont

The Multimedia Lab in Lamont Library features equipment for creating, editing, and publishing a wide variety of multimedia projects.

Multimedia workshops (Bok)

The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning offers a series of spring 2016 multimedia workshops for the teaching and learning community. 

Evaluating Multimedia Assignments (Bok)

The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning offers suggestions and reflection ideas for anyone considering assigning (and evaluating) student multimedia work.