Teaching History in the Digital Age

by T. M Kelly
Digital Humanities
University of Michigan Press, 2016
Cloth: 978-0-472-11878-6, Paper: 978-0-472-03676-9, eISBN: 978-0-472-02913-6, OA eISBN: 9780472900275

Although many humanities scholars have been talking and writing about the transition to the digital age for more than a decade, only in the last few years have we seen a convergence of the factors that make this transition possible: the spread of sufficient infrastructure on campuses, the creation of truly massive databases of humanities content, and a generation of students that has never known a world without easy Internet access.
Teaching History in the Digital Age serves as a guide for practitioners on how to fruitfully employ the transformative changes of digital media in the research, writing, and teaching of history. T. Mills Kelly synthesizes more than two decades of research in digital history, offering practical advice on how to make best use of the results of this synthesis in the classroom and new ways of thinking about pedagogy in the digital humanities.

T. Mills Kelly is Professor and an Associate Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.

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