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 After spending the semester analyzing digital texts of different stylistic “modes” (linguistic, aural, visual, spatial, gestural), students produce their own digital texts through a mapping assignment. Students choose a public issue of local interest and...
ASSIGNMENT: Lab Project – Archaeological Methods

ASSIGNMENT: Lab Project – Archaeological Methods

Description This assignment takes students through the archaeological methods related to processing a new collection. Through this project, students learn the correct terms to describe artifacts, as well as the correct cataloging procedure. Students practice...
James Engstrom

James Engstrom

Geography, Georgia State University Perimeter College Biography James Engstrom is a Professor of Geography at Georgia State University Perimeter College in Clarkston, Georgia. He holds a Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. His...
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...