Pedagogy: Assignments

After analyzing digital texts students choose a public issue related to local sites. They present an argument for social change by using google maps.

Using an already established collection of objects, students practice processing, cataloging, and recording information about artifacts.

Students create a usable guide for a walking tour using historical resources as well as information gleaned from site visits.

Students work in groups to create a digital map based on a book about Atlanta.

Students rely on primary source documents to write a narrative account of the sit-ins in downtown Atlanta.

Students write a short piece of flash fiction based on a historical artifact from Manuel’s Tavern.

Students create a short historical analysis of an artifact from Manuel’s Tavern.