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639. Two Tools for Student-Generated Digital Projects: WordPress and Omeka in the Classroom

Monday, 5 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Back Bay B, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Gabrielle Dean, Johns Hopkins Univ., MD

Speakers: Amanda L. French, George Mason Univ.; George Williams, Univ. of South Carolina, Spartanburg

Session Description:

This "master class" will focus on integrating two digital tools into the classroom to facilitate student-generated projects: Omeka, for the creation of archives and exhibits, and WordPress, for the creation of blogs and Web sites. We will discuss what kinds of assignments work with each tool, how to get started, and how to evaluate assignments. Bring a laptop (not a tablet) for hands-on work.


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Electronic Technology (Teaching, Research, and Theory)

  • The Teaching of Language and Literature – General

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