AskHistorians is an all-volunteer, multi-platform new media forum with over 350,000 subscribers, making it the largest historical space of its kind on the internet. Unlike most outreach, the forum is structured like highly public “town hall meeting” on a global scale—a question-and-answer session in which knowledgeable experts publicly interact with individual questioners while an audience…

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As part of the Historical Teaching and Practice program, I [Kalani Craig] presented three easily adaptable digital-history lesson plans that work nicely in single 75-minute sessions. These handouts provide the basic structure of the lesson plans without the images produced by students in previous iterations of those activities. Access resource here.

From the ad: The School of Visual Arts and Design, College of Arts and Humanities, University of Central Florida seeks two assistant professors for research and teaching in digital media. These are nine-month, tenure-earning positions, the duties of which include teaching, research, and service. The anticipated start date is August 2016, pending the availability of…

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From their earliest incarnations in the seventeenth-century, through their Georgian expansion into provincial and colonial markets and culminating in their late-Victorian transformation into New Journalism, British newspapers have relied upon scissors-and-paste journalism to meet consumer demands for the latest political intelligence and diverting content. However, mass digitisation of these periodicals, in both photographic and machine-readable form,…

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