June 5, 2023

Jeffrey W. McClurken

Jeff McClurken, chair and associate professor of history and American studies, had the article “Teaching and Learning with Omeka: Discomfort, Play, and Creating Public, Online, Digital Collections” published in the collection “Learning through Digital Media: Experiments in Technology and Pedagogy.”

The essay was released in electronic form at http://learningthroughdigitalmedia.net. In addition, it was issued in published form by The New School as part of Mobility Shifts, a project supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

The article, which discusses the value of discomfort and open-source tools in teaching digital history, features a number of digital history projects by UMW students.

Read the article in its entirety.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.