Democratizing history through digital media and tools.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is a multi-disciplinary team that develops online teaching resources, digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills.

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Upcoming RRCHNM Events

01/06/2018: RRCHNM @ American Historical Association Annual Meeting

There are four sessions involving RRCHNM on the program at the 132nd Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Washington DC: (1) Teaching Hidden History: Learning by Developing Digital Modules (Saturday, 1/6/2018, 1.30PM-3.00PM) Kelly Schrum & Nate Sleeter (2) Arguing with Digital History: A Roundtable on Using Digital History to Make Arguments for Academic Audiences (Saturday, 1/6/2018, 1.30PM-3.00PM) Stephen Robertson & Lincoln Mullen      * The white paper to be discussed in this session can be found here (3) Diplomacy in Action: Diplomacy Simulations in the Classroom (Sunday, 1/7/2018, 9.00AM-10.30AM) Gwen White (4) Understanding Sacrifice: A Lens for Studying WW2 through Art, Science, Literature & History (Sunday, 1/7/2018, 12.30PM-4.00PM) Jennifer Rosenfeld & Christopher Hamner Also, on Friday, 1/5/2018, from 11.30AM-2.30PM, you can also find an RRCHNM table in the Affiliated Societies Display, in the atrium outside the exhibit hall in the Marriott Wardman Park. See all events

News

Major Milestones for Omeka

Today, the Omeka team is releasing the first major point release for Omeka S: 1.0. It is available for download today. We are also revealing a redesigned, Omeka.org, which represents a major undertaking of effort that has happened at the edges of all other pressing design, development, and outreach work. Omeka S 1.0 One year […]

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Featured Project

Understanding Sacrifice

The Understanding Sacrifice WWII Teacher Institute is an 18-month professional development program for middle- and high-school teachers that aims to bring American Battle Monuments Commission resources into classrooms to help students better understand the service, experience, and sacrifice of American service members who served and died during World War II.

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Each year, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and more than a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research. Donations help us sustain these resources.

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