Project Dissemination and Reports
Tania Rowlett presented A case study of Urban History: Digitisation and mashing up historical artefacts at the Follow the Sun 2012 Online Learning Futures Conference, 29 March, 2012.
The Leicester Mercury ran an article on the project: Documents available to historians. Monday 23 April, 2012.
See our project flyer, released May 2012
Tania Rowlett and Terese Bird presented Manufacturing Pasts: learning about industrial change in twentieth- century Britain at the University of Leicester History Open Day 16 July, 2012.
Terese Bird presented Manufacturing Pasts: Opening Britain's Industrial Past to New Learners and New Technologies at the ALT-C conference in Manchester in September.
See our latest (Sept) press release detailing our recent project progress.
The Leicester Mercury ran a second article on the project: Industrial heritage details hit the internet . Saturday 22nd September, 2012.
Terese Bird presented Manufacturing Pasts resources as exemplary online research materials in a presentation to Queen Elizabeth I college students on 18 October 2012. The presentation was entitled 'New Media, New Research: Using the internet in research for the A Level extended project.'
Terese Bird presented Manufacturing Pasts resources as exemplary open-access learning materials which are fully ready for mobile devices, as part of the workshop 'How to make appropriate learning materials for various m devices' at the MobiLearnAsia 2012 Conference in Sentosa, Singapore, on 26 October 2012.
On 23rd November 2012 at a workshop in Leicester together with delegates from the Open University of China, Terese Bird presented Flexible Distance Learning which used Manufacturing Pasts materials as the centerpiece.
Interim Progress Report - pdf