In Humanities subjects, maps and mapping can be used to inform analysis and to communicate results.
StoryMap JS offers a simple user interface that enables you to plot specific locations and to add text and audio-visual resources that contribute to geographical narratives. The simple working example pictured below connects poems published in historical Australian newspapers to an individual poem’s setting or geographical subject — waterfalls. In a completed version of this StoryMap JS project, a reader could be taken on a tour of Australian waterfalls that have attracted the attention of poets, and also read the poems in their original context through Trove Newspapers.
You will engage with ideas of place and space at JCU. You might use StoryMap JS to write a digital narrative about:
The way you structure your digital narrative and the content you use is up to you.
Watch the videos and have a look at the examples
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