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Research and Finding Evidence Using the Skills of a Digital Historian (Years 9 and 10) Movement of Peoples (1750–1901), WWI, WWII, Popular Culture (1945–

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1 Research and Finding Evidence Using the Skills of a Digital Historian (Years 9 and 10) Movement of Peoples (1750–1901), WWI, WWII, Popular Culture (1945– Present). Jo Clyne Education and Consultancy Services Coordinator History Teachers’ Association of Victoria

2 Digital History is… the use of digital media and tools for historical practice, presentation, analysis, and research PracticePresentationAnalysisResearch In your table groups, brainstorm an example for each category of digital history

3 What is a digital historian and what do they do? Twitter Interview with Tim Sherratt, Digital Historian   

4 Key terms and concepts associated with Digital History  Hypermedia OLD_BSC/hypermedia.gif OLD_BSC/hypermedia.gif  Open Source Linked data  App  QR Code (Quick response code)  Substitution  Digitised resources  Writing for the web  Connected  Virtual objects  New media  Interactivity  Online collaboration  Enriched E-publications 224591/narrative-of-the-life-of- frederick-douglass-an-american- slave 224591/narrative-of-the-life-of- frederick-douglass-an-american- slave  The Maker Movement  Challenging linear thought structures

5 Mapping the digital brain Source: contents.jpg

6 Google Maps – Sharing, collaborating and researching Ponar Forest, Vilna (Lithuania) This site was a popular destination for picnics prior to WWII. During the Holocaust it became a place associated with genocide as Jews were massacred by the Nazis. Visitors to the forest have pinned images of the memorials to the Google map of the region Source: ‘The Songs They Sang’ Go to Google Map Maker to find maps with public ‘pins’ pmaker Click ‘photo’ on the right hand side to see pins.

7 Enriched ebooks If you were creating an enriched ebook/essay on WWI, what sort of hypermedia would you include?

8 Ghosts of War Photo Series h

9 Trove Mosaic

10 Historical Fiction Competition av-historical-fiction-competition

11 Now and Then Source: The Argus, Saturday 8 March 1902, p24, (Via Trove http://trove.n p/del/article/ 139755544?s earchTerm=p lague house argyle street melbourne&s earchLimits= Google Maps Trove

12 Using and Making QR Codes Use your phone to scan this QR (quick response) code. You will need to download a free QR code scanner app for your phone or table device. Source: Museum Victoria, photograph-dominiewski-family-dressed-for-an-outing-standing-in-their- driveway-glenroy-victoria-1960 This photograph shows the Dominiewski family, ready for an outing, standing by their Ford Consul car, Glenroy, 1960. Michele remembers that she was '...very excited at the prospect of going out in her wonderful outfit. Her pretty white dress was matched with little white gloves and a fancy purse and bow in her hair.‘

13 Movement of Peoples (1750–1901),  Immigration to Victoria - a Timeline overycentre/websites- mini/immigration-timeline/ overycentre/websites- mini/immigration-timeline/  Convict life in The Rocks, Sydney – ABC Splash This ABC website contains five minute video clips, along with 'before viewing,' 'as you view' and 'after viewing' activities. Convict life in The Rocks, Sydney – ABC Splash  Australian Convict transportation database s/family-history/info-guides/convicts s/family-history/info-guides/convicts  Invisible Australian

14 ‘Blackbirding’ Kidnapping and transporting South Sea Islanders for work on sugarcane plantations An end to labour trade The trade in Pacific Labour drew criticism from many sectors. But it was the White Australia Policy and the desire to protect jobs for white Australians that finally ended the Labour trade. In 1901 the Labour Trade formally ceased and the Australian government took steps to deport South Sea Islanders to their home islands. This was impossible and undesirable for many, and resulted in more hardships and discrimination for those who had made Queensland home. South Sea Islanders planting cane, Bingera, 1897 Source: ‘Sugar Slaves’

15 ‘Blackbirding’ Resources Background Resources ‘ A Form of Slavery’ m’ m Immigration Restriction Act oughtime/immigration-restriction-act/ oughtime/immigration-restriction-act/ Blackbirding releases/2013/35.aspx releases/2013/35.aspx This is a documentary about ‘blackbirding’ of the islanders to QLD (it has teaching resources with it) Website on ‘Pacific Stories’ relation to Australia Timeline south-sea-islanders-australia south-sea-islanders-australia Ed Kit from Global Education (they generally have great resources and will often come out to schools to run programs) islanders-in-australia-9-10.html islanders-in-australia-9-10.html basic Quiz 1214/economics-pacific-islanders-and-asian- workers/nsw/economics-pacific-islanders-and-asian- workers/australia-to-1914/white-australia-immigration-restriction- act-1901 1214/economics-pacific-islanders-and-asian- workers/nsw/economics-pacific-islanders-and-asian- workers/australia-to-1914/white-australia-immigration-restriction- act-1901 Commemoration of ‘blackbirding’ past/1977590/ past/1977590/ Video and Primary Sources Original silent black and white footage of islander sugar cane cutters (includes ed resources) Queensland State Library docs Useful public records for analysis es/Australian-South-Sea-Islander-resources.aspx es/Australian-South-Sea-Islander-resources.aspx Queensland State Archives Pages/SouthSeaIslanders.aspx Pages/SouthSeaIslanders.aspx SBS video clip about Vanuatu calling for an apology for ‘blackbirding’ islanders-mark-sugar-slave-days islanders-mark-sugar-slave-days Some great photos and primary docs National Archives – Federation Documents–

16 Mapping Our Anzacs

17 WWI  Richmond Carnival in Aid of Blind Soldiers, May 1918 (1918) ond-carnival/clip1/1918) ond-carnival/clip1/  Red Cross Activities During and After WWI (c.1919) cross-first-world-war/clip3/1919) cross-first-world-war/clip3/  Mapping Our Anzacs  Kiwi Shoe Polish: Shine Sir (1914) polish-shine/1914 polish-shine/  Australasian Gazette – Patriotic Procession in Aid of the French Red Cross (1915) lasian-gazette-patriotic/clip1/1915) lasian-gazette-patriotic/clip1/  The Hero of the Dardanelles (1915) the-dardanelles/clip1/1915) the-dardanelles/clip1/  the-dardanelles/clip4/ the-dardanelles/clip4/  Anzac Day Promotional (c.1916) promotional/clip1/1916) promotional/clip1/  Cartoons of the Moment – Today the German Monster Threatens the World (c.1916) an-monster-threatens/clip1/1916) The soldier settlement records and military files are currently being digitised at the National Archives.

18 WWII  Menzies Speech: Declaration of War (1939) es-speech-declaration-war/1939 es-speech-declaration-war/  Australia to England via Tobruk and Benghazi: Menzies Wartime Tour (1941) movies/menzies-wartime-tour- australia/1941 movies/menzies-wartime-tour- australia/  Red Cross Cinema Advertisement: The Prisoner of War Street Adoption Scheme (c.1941) red-cross-cinema-advertisement/1941  Roberts, John: Anzac Day march Adelaide, South Australia and other segments (c.1941) me-movies/anzac-day-march- adelaide/1941 me-movies/anzac-day-march- adelaide/  Roberts, John: Children playing war games in a suburban backyard (c.1941) ome-movies/roberts-john- children-playing/1941  Australians Keep the Wheels of Industry Turning (c.1943) ds/war-bonds-cinema- advertisement/1943  Movietone Special: Peace: Australia Celebrates (1945) /movietone-special-peace/1945

19 Popular Culture (1945–Present). The Constant Threat (1946) d-films/the-constant-threat/1946 Beautiful Melbourne (1947) d-films/beautiful-melbourne/1947 d-films/beautiful-melbourne/ Birth of a Car (c.1948) films/birth-car/1948 films/birth-car/ Vegemite Cinema Advertisement: Sister Knows Best (c.1948) sister/1948 sister/ Gerakiteys: Greek Wedding Reception: Canberra Scenes (c.1954) movies/gerakiteys-greek-wedding/1954  Bye Bye Baby (1959) bye-baby/1959 bye-baby/  Mr Squiggle and Friends – Episode 148 (c.1960) squiggle-episode-148/1960 squiggle-episode-148/  Georgia Lee Sings the Blues Down Under (1962) gia-lee-sings-the-blues/1962 gia-lee-sings-the-blues/  Pick a Box – Episode 170 (1963) box-episode-170/clip1/1963) box-episode-170/clip1/  I’ll Never Find Another You (1964) never-find-another-you/1964

20 Popular Culture continued…  The Mavis Bramston Show – Series 2 Episode 1 (1965) bramston-show-series-2/1965 bramston-show-series-2/  Play School – Trains Thursday (1969) lay-school-trains-thursday/1969  Homicide – The Superintendent (1970) de-the-superintendent/1970 de-the-superintendent/  It’s Academic – Episode 40 (1971) s-academic-episode-40/1971 s-academic-episode-40/  The 8th Wonder of the World (1973) nsored-films/8th-wonder/1973  Living in the 70’s (1974) g-in-the-70s/1974 g-in-the-70s/  Faces of Australia us/exhibitions/faces-of- australia/index.aspx

21 Projects to Try out with your students History in Pace ory-in-place/ Transcribing an article for Trove Finding immigration records at the Building and populating a website Making and sharing a video Creating text in an online format QR code development

22 Students as Digital Historians Presenting at the Kids Conference A Stop Motion Film about Australian Prime Minister John Curtin An animated film of the legend of St George and the Dragon

23 Further Reading on Digital History  Digital History: A guide to gathering, preserving and presenting the past on the web Digital History: A guide to gathering, preserving and presenting the past on the web  Exploring digital history with NLA’s Tim Sherratt tim-sherratt/ tim-sherratt/

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