History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 395: Topics in Digital History

HIST 395-001: Mapping Washington DC
(Spring 2018)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW

Music Theater Building (formerly Fine Arts Building) 1007

Section Information for Spring 2018

In this course you will learn historical mapping skills and apply them to the history of Washington, DC. Over the course of the semester you will learn how to make maps, use GIS software, work with spatial data, and think about problems of space and place. At the same time, we will read about the history of Washington, DC, and conduct our own research into its history. We will learn how to use maps and spatial analysis in understanding the history of society and culture in the nation's capital. The culmination of the course will be student-directed projects that put both your historical and spatial skills to work in making historical maps of the city.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces students to issues and methods in digital history through study of a particular topic May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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