Date: Tuesday, June 2
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Gore Hall 104

Teaching with Social Media Platforms from Summer Faculty Institute 2015

Please note: To play along in this session, please create your accounts (and download apps) in advance in Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.

This hands-on workshop will walk participants through the application of various social media platforms, such as Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, to digital humanities pedagogy. Emphasis will be on the affordances of these platforms in creating a wide range of assignments.


Moravec, MichelleMichelle Moravec is an associate professor of history at Rosemont College in Philadelphia, PA. After receiving her Ph.D. in US history from the University of California Los Angeles, she worked in a range of alt-ac positions including women’s leadership and directing the Women’s Center at William Paterson University. She is a frequent digital history workshop presenter. Her writings about the field have appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, the University of Venus, and Women in Higher Education and at her monthly column for the Mid-Atlantic Research Center for the Humanities. Her current project, the Politics of Women’s Culture, is being written in public on the web and has been funded by the Getty Research Institute, the Schlesinger Library, and Barnard College Library.Her completed digital history projects include Gender in the History of Woman Suffrage, Unghosting Apparitional Lesbian History, and Visualizing Schneemann. She also collaborates with students at Rosemont College and Villanova University on two additional digital history project, Till I’ve Done All that I Can: Alma A Clarke’s Great War, and Chapel of Delight: the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception at Rosemont College.