Digital History Methods

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A. Shrout

Course Long Title

Digital History Methods

Cross Listed Courses


Through a combination of analytical, experiential, and collaborative exercises, students merge traditional historical methods with digital tools to explore new useful methodologies for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating historical knowledge. They develop technical and theoretical proficiency within the broader field of digital humanities. They engage digital tools and resources to rethink old historical questions. They develop with new questions that can be investigated only through digital practice. They contemplate avenues for collaboration between historical research and public communities. Finally, they weigh the practical and theoretical implications of using digital history to create more inclusive scholarship.

Modes of Inquiry

Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(DCS: Critical Digital St.), (History: Modern), (History: United States), (DCS: Praxis)

INDS Program Relationship

IDDC - DCA Program

Offering Frequency

Normally offered every other year