Posts By: Christina Lee

Maps Blog Creates a Collective Experience

While blogs have become a mainstream approach to document and share student comprehension and reflection, the undergraduate course The Contemporary African City, taught by Professor Rodney Collins, used WordPress (with a Google maps plugin) to curate and display information in a compellingly different way.

New year, new email address

This year, the Commons team has streamlined the blog/wiki setup process and will be working out of a single email address shared by the team: commons@georgetown.edu.

Omeka.net launches

Recently, George Mason’s Center for History and New Media launched Omeka.net, a hosted web service which allows users to upload media and organize them into collections to create online exhibitions.   Omeka is similar to other cloud-based content management services offered by WordPress.com, Blogger, and PBWorks, though it is  geared more towards scholarship. Omeka allows users… Read more »

New help pages

We just updated our help page for blogs and wikis.  For more information on how to write pages and posts, upload media and manage content on your Digital Commons blog, visit our blog help section. You can also visit our wiki help page to find information on managing the content and members of your collaborative… Read more »

Sharing Audio

Evoca makes it easy to create an audio recording from their browser recorder, your personal phone or by Skype. It will then allow you to tag and organize your recordings in albums or groups. You can also set your recordings to private or public and share your recording within selected groups.