Assignments Due September 3 and 5
By September 3:
1) Join Digital History Group on Blogs@Baruch
- Log in at https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/
- Go to https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/groups/digital-history/
- Click “Join Group”
- From Digital History group page, choose “docs” tab and open “Digital History Lexicon”
- If you see a warning that someone else is editing the document, leave a comment with the phrase “insert as definition for…” and then come back and clean it up (or we will).
- Edit the document, either contributing, modifying, polishing, or illustrating with an exemplary link the key phrases listed in bold, or commenting on the doc using the comments interface below it.
3) Write a blog post of 250 or fewer words detailing the contributions/changes you made to the BuddyPress doc, and reflect on the constraints or possibilities for using this tool for collaborative work.
By September 5:
- Send a tweet with the hashtag #baruchdh, and save at least one digital history site to your Delicious account with the tag #baruchdh
5) Complete readings:
- Roy Rosenzweig, “Can History be Open Source? Wikipedia and the Future of the Past,” Journal of American History, Vol. 93, No. 1 (June, 2006): 117-46.
- William Cronon, “Scholarly Authority in a Wikified World,” Perspectives on History, February 2012.