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Lacuna Stories

Posted by Michael Widner on November 22, 2014

Lacuna Stories’ unique annotation tools encourage skills such as historical thinking, close reading, and a critical comparison of sources. Lacuna Stories’ diverse, multimedia environment provides tools for instructors, students, and the general public to “mend” the gaps in knowledge of major historical events and to develop their own narratives. Within humanities education, specifically, the interactive, multimedia functionality of Lacuna Stories goes beyond simply replacing print reading and viewing practices.

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