Author Archives: Ben Johnston

Collaborative Mapping with WPGeo

WPGeo is one of the most powerful plugins installed in the wordpress blogging system at blogs.princeton.edu and one with great potential for teaching. In its simplest form, the plugin allows one to associate location information with blog posts by dragging … Continue reading

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Scratching an itch

This podcast is quite old but well worth listening to if you are interested in getting started in the digital humanities. Jeremy Boggs is the Humanities Design Architect at UVa’s SchaolarsLab.  In the recording of the presentation linked to in … Continue reading

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Locating London’s Past

Locating London’s Past combines historical maps of seventeenth and eighteenth century London with modern imagery and geo-referenced information about places in the city http://www.locatinglondon.org/

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Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

@DHAnswers is a collaborative project of the Association for Computers and the Humanities (ACH) and the Chronicle of Higher Education’s ProfHacker building a community-based Q&A board for digital humanities questions.  This is really a terrific resource. http://digitalhumanities.org/answers/

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Using Prezi in the classroom

Prezi is great for adding a little pizazz to your presentations, but can definitely be over-done. The following provides some useful guidelines for using Prezi in the classroom: https://ltlatnd.wordpress.com/2011/11/11/nine-strategies-for-teaching-with-prezi/

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