The stress is finally coming to a close with the website and we can finally take a moment to look back and see how we did. To start off broadly I would say that our website is a success for what it is suppose to be. The entire purpose of our website was to assist […]Read more "Reflection"
Digital Identity is a very interesting topic (especially since we just had a very in depth discussion on it). The idea that we would be able to project ourselves to the “entire” world would not seem possible a century ago. Whenever we decide to go on Facebook/twitter and post, or make a blog post for […]Read more "Digital Identity"
The biggest problem that I ran into is not what you would consider your typical problem. While learning how to navigate WordPress was a bit of a challenge it was not the biggest challenge. My biggest productive failure was constructing my page on the website and let me explain why. When my group and I […]Read more "Productive Failure"
So far the website is coming along great with the progress we have made so far. There is a lot of good information on the site that we have gathered, but it always feels like we could have more. I try not to worry so much about it because it turns into a “well if […]Read more "Website Update"
We finally got to meet with our entire group (including the computer science people) for the first time in quite a while. So, how did the meeting go? The meeting went great honestly. I feel like we exchanged a lot of information as to what we wanted to do for this project. No one seemed […]Read more "Meeting with the whole group"
Digital Archives can sometimes be a huge blessing or can seem like a dead end. I will go ahead and say that I love digital archives and they should always be used as a valuable tool. I am not blind however to the “dangers” that come with them. I once had a professor who said […]Read more "Digital Archives"
So for our Agudas Israel project we have made large gains in the research department. Thankfully there is a ton of information on the founding of the Synagogue that we can use for our website. I will here soon begin to start playing around more on the website and start to put stuff on it. […]Read more "Group progress update"
So let it be known that when I first start to look at multiple pages it was hard to find the “discussion” tab as they changed it to “talk”. Now that I have my chest clear on the very small matter let me begin. First off I love Wikipedia to the bottom of my heart. […]Read more "Wikipedia History entries"
After creating a product using both of these tools I think I have a firm opinion on each one. Story Map JS So with Story Map I did not know what I was getting into because I have never heard of or used Story Map before. The Only JS tool I have even touched was […]Read more "Story Map & Timeline JS"
What’s the game plan? After going through some of the information in special collections we have decided to focus mainly on the founding of the Synagogue. There is a good amount of information regarding the founding families and their lives involving the community. The two main families that I am excited to research is the […]Read more "Game Plan and Tools"