We need to make sense of large quantities of information in order to do ‘big history’ and provide a context into which we can write our smaller studies. In this post, I’ll tell you what an ngram is, show some cool pictures, and hopefully drive you to have some fun with this.
This post discusses the potential uses of Twitter in the classroom, from the position of somebody who was once a skeptic.
In this post, I’ll explain to students how to install Zotero on their home computers. As a teaching assistant, I’ve found this to be the most useful technological skill that I’ve taught undergraduates – many have confirmed this by noting how they now use it.
An exploration of digital Canadian history resources, with a focus on local and national museums and archives.
A brief discussion historicizing colour and non-colour photography.
Technology has created an abundance of new mediums for storing historical documents. Challenges arise for the historian over issues of organization and accessibility. Historians and the interpretation of history are still crucial in a world ruled by digital memory.