• Renee Bailey posted a new activity comment 6 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: Kathleen von Jena commented on the post, Your Thoughts on Blogging, on the site Digital History: Theory and Practice I also believe Dan Cohen has a valid point. The addition of professors and academics raises the […] View

    I agree with you Kathleen, that adding scholars, professors and academics from all feilds will lend credibility to blogging. Before we bagan this course I followed a single historical “blog.” It was run by a charity I support to oversee the preservation of Civil War Battlefields, but I never really thought of it as a blog. I considered blogs to…[Read more]

  • I found the paper on the use of media by children to be unconvincing. I am going to read it again and attempt to find something that perhaps I missed the first time around. However, as a parent of two boys ages 16 and 6 I have seen different patterns in my children and their friends than this paper would suggest. I believe that the way that…[Read more]

  • So I started my own blog this week. It was simple enough to set up. I blogged about the history reading that I am doing searching for a topic for my final project. I have several ideas but not a clear path yet as to what I want to do. I am certain that as the weeks continue it will become clear and all come together by the end of the semester. …[Read more]

  • I found Dan Cohen’s article to be enlightening. I had not considered blogging similar to book writing. I also often considered them to be something for those with too much time on their hands. I also agree with Anthony that the massive amount of unreliable or just worthless information that one must search through to […]

  • I really have not done much with online blogging before this. I don’t have time to write for fun, because I am always writing something for someone else. I do read a few online blogs and follow a few historical preservation societies online, but only when the opportunity presents itself. this has not really ever been a form of media that I have…[Read more]

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