Visual Storytelling & Timelines
Introduction to the elements of storytelling online. Thinking about historical narratives. Introduction to TimelineJS. Explanation of Timeline Project, due on October 24.
- Read: Yoni Appelbaum, “The Great Illusion of Gettysburg,” The Atlantic, February 5, 2012.
- Read: Narrative History, Queens College–City University of New York
- Explore: Dr. Quintard Taylor, United States History Timelines, University of Washington.
- Browse: Using TimelineJS, read through steps OR watch the video.
Find five photos from your time period and city. Arrange them to tell a story. Sketch out the text that could connect them. Post them to your site and be prepared to discuss them.
I’ll go over the Timeline project assignment, due October 24th and I’ll give an introduction to the TimelineJS tool.