Gain New Skills

Acquire new skills and abilities with digital technologies

Discuss and Debate

Engage with other students in discussion of the implications of digital technologies for history

Build

Create an original digital history project of your own

What is Digital History?

"Digital history might be understood broadly as an approach to examining and representing the past that works with the new communication technologies of the computer, the internet network, and software…

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Reflections on the Digital Past

Immersed in the Past: Room-Scale Virtual Reality for Public History

August 7, 2018

Last year, I wrote about my early impressions of the possible uses of virtual reality technology for public history and history education. I also led a session in my fourth-year…

The Presence of the Past: The Possibilities of Virtual Reality for History

February 22, 2017

  For the past year, I’ve been thinking a lot about virtual reality and its potential applications for historians. Can we use virtual reality to better understand the past?  Can…

Who Teaches Digital History in Canada?

April 6, 2016

  Digital history is coming to York University in Fall 2016. That is to say, I finally got around to organizing and preparing to teach digital history. As I get…