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

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Culture Module (2/4) – Blogging as a Topic

Prompt – Blogging as a Topic: What are the origins of blogging? Who is a blogger nowadays, and what elements make a successful blogger? Furthermore, what defines success as a blogger? The Origins of Blogging As with the start of any project, I find myself making a Google search. And as anyone would, I click on the… Read More DGST 101: Culture Module (2/4) – Blogging as a Topic

DGST 101: Intro to Digital Studies

DGST 101: Culture Module (1/4) – Blogging First Impressions

Blogging: First Impressions Overview: The next three posts will be part of a series of blog entries for my Intro to Digital Studies “Culture Module” project. For this project, I have selected a topic from our department website to study, participate in, and reflect upon. How Did I get Here, and What is Blogging? I… Read More DGST 101: Culture Module (1/4) – Blogging First Impressions

Summer Updates

Sophomore Year Reflections

Preface I have recently completed my second year at the University of Mary Washington, and want to take the time to reflect upon my past experience. During these past two semesters, I have had the opportunity to advance in my area of study, to gain additional practicum classroom experience, and to participate in numerous extracurricular… Read More Sophomore Year Reflections

History 298: The Role of Women and Domesticity in Victorian England

Sarah Stickney Ellis’ Characteristics of a Proper Englishwoman: Thesis

The following statement is my thesis for my HIST 298 research project regarding conduct literature author Sarah Stickney Ellis’ prescribed characteristics of a proper Englishwoman. Thesis “Sarah Stickney Ellis defines a proper Englishwoman as one who keeps the peace within the homebound sphere, is a hard worker with attention to detail, and who is well-read and educated in… Read More Sarah Stickney Ellis’ Characteristics of a Proper Englishwoman: Thesis

History 298: The Role of Women and Domesticity in Victorian England

“Woman’s Mission” A Triptych by George Elgar Hicks

Woman’s Mission: A Series of Early Victorian Paintings                   George Elgar Hick’s triptych represents the so-called three stages in a woman’s life that served to reinforce one set of Victorian stereotypes regarding woman as members of the fairer and subservient sex. Within each painting, the woman is… Read More “Woman’s Mission” A Triptych by George Elgar Hicks