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  • Buone pratiche di Public History per la formazione e il territorio 

    Unknown author (Buone pratiche di Public History per la formazione e il territorio, in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 139-208, 2022)
    In keeping with the ten essays collected in the first part of the volume, this section proposes thirty Best Practices files, selected from the most recent and stimulating ones. These are real models of educational action ...
  • BlogRoll e risorse digitali per la Public History 

    Dati, Monica <Università di Firenze> (M. Dati, "BlogRoll e risorse digitali per la Public History", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 123-136, 2022)
  • Risorse digitali per la didattica: una rassegna ragionata 

    Bellacci, Francesco <Università di Firenze> (F. Bellacci, "Risorse digitali per la didattica: una rassegna ragionata", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 111-122, 2022)
    The paper presents a reasoned review of digital resources useful for historians and the teaching of public history. This review will not be limited only to the tools of search and treatment of sources on the web, but will ...
  • Tempi duri per la storia. Il contributo della Public History of Education alla consapevolezza delle nostre complesse identità 

    Bandini, Gianfranco <Università di Firenze> (G. Bandini, "Tempi duri per la storia. Il contributo della Public History of Education alla consapevolezza delle nostre complesse identità", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 95-110, 2022)
    In the educational training pathway, the history of education is usually present. From the moment of recruitment onwards, however, the interest in a historical approach disappears completely, and teachers tend to focus on ...
  • Public History, identità professionale e riflessività degli educatori e degli insegnanti 

    Causarano, Pietro <Università di Firenze> (P. Causarano, "Public History, identità professionale e riflessività degli educatori e degli insegnanti", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 85-93, 2022)
    The great transformations that have affected the function and the teaching role in recent decades, have undermined the mechanisms of traditional construction of professional identity. The Public History can be useful in ...
  • Rivivere la storia tra scuola e territorio. Due esperienze di re-enactment e living history in Toscana 

    Bravi, Luca <Università di Firenze> (L. Bravi, "Rivivere la storia tra scuola e territorio. Due esperienze di re-enactment e living history in Toscana", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 75-83, 2022)
    The essay describes how Living History, an activity of concrete evocation of past events in the present, linked to the daily actions of the historical period described, is intertwined with the approach of "material ...
  • Il museo racconta la scuola tra passato e presente 

    Borruso, Francesca <Università di Roma Tre>; Marta Brunelli, Marta <Università di Macerata> (F. Borruso, M. Brunelli, "Il museo racconta la scuola tra passato e presente", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 59-74, 2022)
    The Museums of educational heritage - especially those established in University Departments – represent an extraordinary resource for scientific research, education, and the Third Mission, which is aimed at promoting ...
  • Progettare percorsi didattici di Storia della scuola per le scuole secondarie di II grado 

    Martinelli, Chiara <Università di Firenze> (C. Martinelli, "Progettare percorsi didattici di Storia della scuola per le scuole secondarie di II grado", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 51-57, 2022)
    The paper deals with how Public History and Public History of Education can be applied in secondary schools. Several advantages can be achieved through their presence: firstly, they enhance the role of workshops in studying ...
  • Progettare e realizzare percorsi didattici di Storia della scuola per la primaria con la Public History 

    Bianchini, Paolo <Università di Torino>; Peiretti, Marta <School and Children’s Book Museum of Turin>; Vagliani, Pompeo <School and Children’s Book Museum of Turin> (P. Bianchini, M. Peiretti, P. Vagliani, "Progettare e realizzare percorsi didattici di Storia della scuola per la primaria con la Public History", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, pp. 39-49, 2022)
    The essay illustrates some basic themes underlying the teaching of history of education in primary school. Some examples of workshops for elementary school students are then illustrated, recently carried out in the School ...
  • Progettare attività di Public History: criteri orientativi ed indicazioni operative 

    Dati, Monica <Università di Firenze> (M. Dati, "Progettare attività di Public History: criteri orientativi ed indicazioni operative", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, 2022, pp. 29-37, 2022)
    The contribution aims to serve as a toolkit to provide a sort of 'how to' guide on some aspects that public historians need to take into account when planning public history activities, from sources to content dissemination. ...
  • Scuola, didattica e territorio: come rivitalizzare il rapporto con il contesto locale 

    Oliviero, Stefano <Università di Firenze> (S. Oliviero, "Scuola, didattica e territorio: come rivitalizzare il rapporto con il contesto locale", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, 2022, pp. 17-28, 2022)
    The paper attempts to make an initial discussion on the usefulness of the history of education for interpreting the synergies between school, didactics and territory as they evolve over time. The paper offers a quick ...
  • Tra scuola, università e territorio: il peculiare contributo della Public History 

    Bandini, Gianfranco <Università di Firenze>; Bianchini, Paolo <Università di Torino>; Borruso, Francesca <Università Roma Tre>; Brunelli, Marta <Università di Macerata>; Oliviero, Stefano <Università di Firenze> (G. Bandini, P. Bianchini, F. Borruso, M. Brunelli, S. Oliviero, "Tra scuola, università e territorio. Introduzione", in La Public History tra scuola, università e territorio. Una introduzione operativa, Firenze: University Press, 2022, pp. 9-13, 2022)
  • Infographics and Public History 

    Signoriello, Federica (F. Signoriello, "Infographics and Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 531-544, 2022)
    This chapter focuses on the role of infographics in public history. In thelast few years, infographics have become increasingly popular both on- and offline.My aim is thus to identify best practices in order to bridge the ...
  • Exploring Large-Scale Digital Archives – Opportunities and Limits to Use Unsupervised Machine Learning for the Extraction of Semantics 

    Van Hooland, Seth <Vrije Universiteit Brussel>; Coeckelbergs, Mathias <Université libre de Bruxelles> (S. van Hooland, M. Coeckelbergs, "Exploring Large-Scale Digital Archives – Opportunities and Limits to Use Unsupervised Machine Learning for the Extraction of Semantics", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 517-530, 2022)
    The current excitement in regards to machine learning has spurred enthu-siasm amongst collection holders and historians alike to rely on algorithms to re-duce the amount of manual labor required for management and appraisal ...
  • Digital Public History and Photography 

    Biscioni, Raffaella <Università di Bologna> (R. Biscioni, "Digital Public History and Photography", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 505-516, 2022)
    This essay intends to analyze the current contribution of photography toDigital Public History (DPH) starting from the perspective of changing relationshipbetween photography and memory in the new web context.
  • The Audiovisual Dimension & the Digital Turn in Public History Practices 

    Salvatori, Enrica <Università di Pisa> (E. Salvatori, "The Audiovisual Dimension & the Digital Turn in Public History Practices", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 495-504, 2022)
    The historical tale has always been more effective and engaging with theuse of sounds and images than with the fixity of the written word. In a certain way,the audio/visual dimension allowed by the digital turn brings the ...
  • Historians as Digital Storytellers: The Digital Shift in Narrative Practices for Public Historians 

    Santana, Dominique <University of Luxembourg> (D. Santana, "Historians as Digital Storytellers: The Digital Shift in Narrative Practices for Public Historians", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 485-494, 2022)
    Innovations in digital technology have profoundly affected all areas of ahistorian’s professional practice, offering unprecedented opportunities to the (co-)creation and impactful dissemination of historical narratives. ...
  • History and Video Games 

    Rochat, Yannick <Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland> (Y. Rochat, "History and Video Games", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 475-484, 2022)
    The aim of this chapter is to highlight some of the constraints present inthe development of games with historical settings, and to explain why historical fal-lacies are sometimes included in games, even though the authors ...
  • Modeling Data Complexity in Public History and Cultural Heritage 

    Barabucci, Gioele <Norwegian University of Science and Engineering (NTNU)>; Tomasi, Francesca <Università di Bologna>; Vitali, Fabio <Unversità di Bologna> (G. Barabucci, F. Tomasi, F. Vitali, "Modeling Data Complexity in Public History and Cultural Heritage", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 459-474, 2022)
    The publication by Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums of metadataabout their collections is fundamental for the creation of our shared digital culturalheritage. Yet, we argue, these digital collections are, on one ...
  • Big Data and Public History 

    Clavert, Frédéric <University of Luxembourg>; Wieneke, Lars <University of Luxembourg> (F. Clavert, L. Wieneke, "Big Data and Public History", in Handbook of Digital Public History, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2022, pp. 447-458, 2022)
    In this chapter, we define big data in history in three ways: (1) big data implies the use of an amount of data that the historian’s personal computer cannot deal with; (2) the data historians are using must be either ...

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