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HIS696 History and Applied Media

Lead Faculty: Dr. Alex Zukas

Course Description

Directed application of new media technologies to a historical topic chosen by the student in consultation with the instructor and the student's thesis project advisor. Involves successful completion of a historical digital storytelling prospectus (proposal).

Learning Outcomes

  • Situate their M.A. research project within the relevant literature on media/website presentations.
  • Formulate the original contribution their project will make to media/website presentations of historical research such as digital storytelling.
  • Develop an appropriate historical digital storytelling prospectus.
  • Organize the elements of a digital story about a historical topic of their choice.
  • Design the media/website organization and presentation of their research findings.
  • Compose a digital story website.