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More Than A List of Crew

More Than A List of Crew

A multi-media primary source website embodying and explaining the work papers of nineteenth century seafarers on British and British Empire trading vessels. Their scope is world-wide and the information detailed enough to sustain many kinds of social, economic, and famiily history and "story-telling" projects. Historical research methods are explained and self-reflective practice encouraged through several types of interactive technology. The...

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Valerie Burton
Valerie Burton (Faculty)
10 years ago

See especially the "buttoned" document at

This prototype for document exegisis and navigation is being used in a variety of undergraduate classrooms at Memorial and is involved in our research into how students use online documents.

Used in course? Yes