Week Two: History and the History Web

In class, September 4

Discuss:

Cohen & Rosenzweig, Digital History, Introduction and “Exploring the History Web

Nicholas Carr, “Is Google Making Us Stupid? The Atlantic, July 2008.

Kent Anderson, “The Battle for Control — What People Who Worry About the Internet Are Really Worried About”.

Video clip from 2001: A Space Odyssey

Online:

Explore:

Complete:

  • Practicum: Download and install Zotero. Start creating a library for your research.Search for groups and/or people with common interests.
  • Blog Post: Reflections on the week’s materials

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