Audience and Public Engagement
Discussion Leaders: Christie, Eyre and Felton
- Bill Adair, Benjamin Filene, and Laura Koloski, eds., Letting Go?: Sharing Historical Authority in a User-Generated World (Philadelphia: The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, 2011). View PDF
- Tim Grove, “Grappling with the Concept of Radical Trust | History News,” History News, July 8, 2010.
- L. Sprichiger and J. Jacobson, “Telling an Old Story in a New Way: Raid on Deerfield: The Many Stories of 1704,” (Museums and the Web Proceedings, 2005).
- Anne Lindsay, “#VirtualTourist: Embracing Our Audience through Public History Web Experience,” The Public Historian 35, no. 1 (February 1, 2013): 67–86, doi:10.1525/tph.2013.35.1.67.
- Mia Ridge, “Digital Participation, Engagement and Crowdsourcing in Museums,” London Museums Group, August 15, 2013.
- Shlomo Goltz, “A Closer Look At Personas: What They Are And How They Work (Part 1),” Smashing Magazine, August 6, 2014.
- Shlomo Goltz, “A Closer Look At Personas: A Guide To Developing The Right Ones (Part 2),” Smashing Magazine, August 13, 2014.
- Darren Milligan, “Our Personas: Introducing Naomi, Javier, Samantha, and Nicole,” Smithsonian Learning Lab, March 23, 2015.
- Laura Klein, “The Right Way to Do Lean Research,” Boxes and Arrows, August 26, 2014.
- Julie Bort, “This Is How We’ll Be Using the Internet in 2019,” Business Insider, February 4, 2015.
- Susannah Fox and Lee Rainie, “The Web at 25 in the U.S.,” Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, February 27, 2014.
- What’s on the Menu?
- Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800
- Children of the Lodz Ghetto
- NARA’s Citizen Archivists Dashboard
- Raid on Deerfield: The Many Stories of 1704
- Price of Freedom
- Gulag: Many Days, Many Lives
- Martha Washington: A Life
- Bracero History Archive
- Cleveland Historical
- History Pin
- Histories of the National Mall
- Create a set (3-4) of draft personas for your digital history project.
- Create a draft exhibit in your Omeka site using the items you created last week.
- Write a blog post reflecting on the differences between digital history and digital public history? What is the critical role of audience? What is the approach to engagement? What is the theory of history that is being communicated to site visitors? How have these considerations effected your choices in building your own digital exhibit?
Proposals due: October 16, 2015 by 5pm.