ASSIGNMENT: Museum Analysis Paper

ASSIGNMENT: Museum Analysis Paper

Description You will be analyzing a local museum or interpreted heritage site and examining how this space is marketed to a general public audience. Choose a museum or heritage site from the list on the following page, then choose to analyze either what you observe at...
ASSIGNMENT: Digital Mapping Multimodal Project

ASSIGNMENT: Digital Mapping Multimodal Project

Description In English 3120: Digital Writing and Publishing at Georgia State University (an undergraduate class that enrolls primarily English majors, though also Journalism, Business, and Art, among others), students begin the semester by analyzing digital texts and...
ASSIGNMENT: Lab Project – Archaeological Methods

ASSIGNMENT: Lab Project – Archaeological Methods

Description Graduate and Undergraduate students will be paired in small groups and assigned a selection of artifacts from the MARTA collection to describe and analyze. While we will take class time to form groups, and there might be time for short group meetings...
ASSIGNMENT: Mapping Atlanta Project

ASSIGNMENT: Mapping Atlanta Project

Description Your second assignment will be to use Google Maps to create a digital map of our two historical novels: Thomas Mullen’s Darktown and Tayari Jones’s Leaving Atlanta. After you make these maps, which you will embed with materials related to both the novels...
SYLLABUS: Digitizing Atlanta

SYLLABUS: Digitizing Atlanta

Description Upon its 1939 release, Gone With the Wind became the highest grossing film of all time. Its nostalgic representation of Atlanta as America’s Southern City is among the most popular of all time, but it was certainly not the last or, dear reader, the most...