This short free module is an introduction to podcasting for educational and academic study. Presented in the form of a handbook with clearly defined chapters, the module looks into the benefits and difficulties of podcasting in a Higher Education setting.
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20 Feb 2014
Public speaking whether through lecturing, conference papers, outreach activities or job presentations is the main medium by which we historians communicate our research. Clear, effective and professional communication skills are therefore absolutely essential to any aspiring academic. This one-day workshop, taught by Dr Eliza Filby (KCL) and a trained professional actor, Charlotte Endcott, is an interactive session, which fuses academic practice with acting techniques and is designed to enhance your confidence and understanding of oral communication.
The Internet now has a wide array of sources contained within it whether this be in the form of scans from old documents, websites built up around data, or journal article repositories and e-books. This modular course will contain various short modules about using the internet for sources specifically on British History.
24 Jul 2014 to 26 Jul 2014
The Institute of Historical Research is delighted to announce its three-day non-residential summer school in local history, back for a third time after its extremely successful first two years. This year we shall take a theme of Local History and Heritage. It will introduce you to the most up-to-date methods, sources and successful approaches to the subject through an exciting programme of lectures and workshops.
11 Jun 2013 to 18 Jun 2013
Researchers in the social sciences and humanities are increasingly using computers to manage, organise and analyse non-numerical data from textual sources. This two half-day workshop introduces historians to this rapidly growing field and will furnish participants with a good working grasp of the NVivo software package and its uses for all historical research projects.