Project Dissemination and Reports

Project Dissemination

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.


Project Reports

 Interim Progress Report - pdf


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