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Wednesday, March 16 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Back to the Future: Collaborative Digital Humanities Projects
One of the most compelling means of making history meaningful for undergraduates is having them make history themselves. At Concordia College - Moorhead, a historian, an archivist, and a librarian collaborate to provide hands-on primary research projects meant for a public audience. Students process and create artifacts for a digital archive, contextualize and interpret their contributions using secondary research, and communicate their findings via online exhibitions. A traditional research and writing-intensive assignment is transformed into an opportunity to make history for the future, using active-learning, a growing knowledge of information structures, and digital tools.

Speakers
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Virginia Connell

Instruction & Reference Librarian, Concordia College, Moorhead
I am interested in Digital Humanities, Sustainability, and Information Ethics. I loved LibTech last year, and am looking forward to this year!
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Joy Lintelman

Professor of HIstory, Concordia College, Moorhead
I’m currently professor and chair of the history department at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. I frequently incorporate student research, collaborative research, and digital history projects in my teaching and enjoy partnering with my colleagues in the library and college... Read More →
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Lisa M. Sjoberg

Archivist & Digital Collections Librarian, Concordia College
Lisa Sjoberg is the College Archivist and Digital Collections Librarian at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She earned a Master of Arts in speech communication at North Dakota State University and a Master of Library and Information Science, concentrating in archives and... Read More →


Wednesday March 16, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
Leonard Center Hall of Fame Room