Week 2 – September 12

Doing History & Intro to HTML

What is history? How historians view the world and what types of projects do they do? What is digital history? Introduction to HTML; creating your web presence.

Before class:

In-class Workshop:

We’ll review and evaluate a digital history project together —  Cornell’s “Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Project”.

We’ll break up in groups and evaluate other good and bad digital projects.

We’ll install WordPress on your domains and set up your blog. *You must set me as an admin user on your site. I’ll share details on how to do this in class.