Journal of the Association for History and Computing

Mon 26 2008

The April 2008 issue of theJournal of the Association for History and Computing highlights the use of digitized primary source documents in the classroom and in the archives.

The Historical Scene Investigation Project: Facilitating Historical Thinking with Web-Based, Digital Primary Source Documents uses the case approach to explore the use of digital information in the context of a project for teaching history in the K-12 classroom.

The Importance of Context for Digitized Archival Collections talks about the consequences of selective digitization. How do we read a document when we don't know what came before or after it in a collection?

Editor Jeremy Boggs, highlights online exhibitions, and editor Lynn Westney takes a look at E-Journals.

About the Author

Lee Ann Ghajar is a digital history associate in Public Projects at CHNM and a PhD candidate in American history at George Mason University.