The Michelle Smith Collaboratory
A great colleague and mentor at UMD, Quint Gregory, describes the bold work whose foundations we are trying to establish in the Michelle Smith Collaboratory this summer:
Over the past three years here in the Collaboratory we have focused a lot on creating maps and tours in Google Earth that could prove useful to teaching in the classroom (and look for some exciting, interactive developments with our extant maps sometime later this summer!). Matthew Lincoln, one the past Spring’s graduate assistants in the digital humanities and working here in that capacity for the summer, saw intriguing possibilities in those early maps and their awkward interconnectivity, especially with specific placemarks, and set out to do something a little different…
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