Poetry of emotion and place at RU, by Xavier Broux

The following poems, written by History student Xavier Broux, will be attached to their related sites on our “How RU Feeling?” digital map. Here they are in their entirety, with sites and emotion #tags indicated: All these spoken words are written based off an interpretation and consideration of the emotion-based questions group two sent out… Continue reading Poetry of emotion and place at RU, by Xavier Broux

Indigenous and Aboriginal Histories and Feelings at Ryerson University

1.Egerton Ryerson timeline Location: Statue Emotion: Positive/Negative school spirit/sadness This has the Ryerson name in the timeline Direct link to timeline on blog Timeline: (Courtney Waddell & Melanie Dwyer-Joyce) Ryerson University is named for Egerton Ryerson (1803-1882), a prominent figure in 19th-century Canada who played an influential role in the fields of politics, religion, arts,… Continue reading Indigenous and Aboriginal Histories and Feelings at Ryerson University

Collaborative teaching and learning with digital media

How might faculty and undergrad students collaborate together and with some amazing with digital media librarians to build an online group history project? To do “digital history” when almost all of us in the class have no experience? Well, this class — HIS500 Fall 2015 History and New Media — is such a project. An… Continue reading Collaborative teaching and learning with digital media