As a high school student Benjamin Craig's motto was, "Here's my plate, load it on." He brought that mentality with him to Emmanuel, where he has always been ready to take on a new opportunity.
Digital History brings academic scholarship to a wider audience through new technologies—develop the skills inherent in visual language and communication through the use of digital tools, interactive design, information architecture, and navigation with an eye to a new generation of information consumers.
In collaboration with the Art Department, this concentration allows you to use digital media to further historical analysis, presentation, and research. The relatively new field of Digital History allows students to follow and present an historical argument using media technologies and tools such as digitization, podcasts, blogs, database searches, text analysis, data visualization, mapping, digital scholarship and publishing, and digital pedagogy. Emmanuel's Digital History Concentration provides you the skills necessary for developing research and teaching projects while also teaching the skills necessary to apply historical methods to critically evaluate sources and arguments.
View the 2018-2019 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
Choose three 1000-level history courses
Highly Recommended Course
The Digital History Concentration provides students with a depth of knowledge in the discipline of History, encouraging students to represent it in a dynamic and engaging manner. The Digital History Concentration also would offer transferrable skills to students across the College. Students from any discipline could apply the skills they learn with this Concentration: