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New technologies are transforming the discipline of history. This course focuses on the theory and practice of digital history. Students examine theoretical scholarship on digital history, exploring issues of accessibility, authority, and interactivity. Students also critique examples of digital history including archives, scholarship, exhibits, and teaching and learning resources. Students apply their knowledge in the creation of their own digital history projects. Through theoretical readings and hands-on experience, this course introduces students to the promises and problems of teaching, researching, and presenting history in the digital age.