HIST 427: History of the Information Age

HIST 427: Histor(iography) of the Information Age

Prompt: After reading two of the posted book introductions, respond to how the authors approach the History of the Information Age, and what ideas these readings give you about topics or assignments to focus on this semester. Include at least one image, gif, or video clip AND one quotation from the author that illustrates a… Read More HIST 427: Histor(iography) of the Information Age

HIST 427: History of the Information Age

HIST 427: Introduction

Hello! This semester I am taking my first senior seminar in the History Department, HIST 427: History of the Information Age. One aspect of this course involves using our domains to answer prompts and post updates to the class. Posts for this course are categorized by “HIST 427: History of the Information Age” in the sidebar, and are tagged “HIST427.” Prompt: Introduce yourself and explain what interests you about the History of… Read More HIST 427: Introduction

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Methodology Module (4/4) – Digital Journalism and My Digital Identity

What Did I Learn about Digital Journalism? At the end of this project, I have learned two things: What makes for an effective mobile website, and in turn, effective layouts of digital journalism The way in which caption-based videos, a category of digital journalism, utilize autoplay and other features to be competitive in a saturated… Read More DGST 101: Methodology Module (4/4) – Digital Journalism and My Digital Identity

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Methodology Module (3/4) – Down the Rabbit Hole of Digital Journalism

The Rabbit Hole of Digital Journalism (Not Geocities) We’ve established that mobile websites, and therefore, pieces of digital journalism, are successful because they adhere to some or all of the following reasons: Legibility: Provide content in a succinct, easy to navigate manner without the necessity of an app Tactile Navigation: Ensure that content may be… Read More DGST 101: Methodology Module (3/4) – Down the Rabbit Hole of Digital Journalism

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Methodology Module (1/4) Digital Journalism Introduction

What Is Digital Journalism? For my Digital Studies Methodology Project, I chose to investigate digital journalism. According to Student World Online, while digital journalism as a term has no concise definition, the term is “widely recognized” as being “any form of journalist content that is posted on the internet.” (Student World Online) While such a… Read More DGST 101: Methodology Module (1/4) Digital Journalism Introduction

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Culture Module (4/4) – How Blogging Could Benefit My Future Students

Prompt: Blogging in Relation to My Future Students: What elements of blogging can be used to help my future students? How can I help my future students become better writers, and how can I incorporate blogging into my future classroom? Why Blogging in the Classroom? I have reached the final element of my Culture Module… Read More DGST 101: Culture Module (4/4) – How Blogging Could Benefit My Future Students

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Culture Module (3/4) – Personal Blogging

Prompt: Blogging in Relation to Myself: What elements of blogging can be used to my advantage in cultivating my own professional digital identity? In my last post, I identified and defined the following elements of successful bloggers: Reliable and Steady Stream of Content Meaningfulness and Sincerity of Content Access to Other Perspectives Visual Appeal Alignment… Read More DGST 101: Culture Module (3/4) – Personal Blogging