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Month: November 2019

Gaming- My Time in a Museum and on the Oregon Trail

Gaming- My Time in a Museum and on the Oregon Trail

I spent my morning on a project for my digital humanities class. The project was to play a historical computer game from the 1990s. After looking around for some time, I chose to play the game Museum Madness. The story of the game involves a boy and the museum robot, MICK. The boy enjoys exploring the museum’s website but the robot lets the boy know online that he has a computer virus and something has gone wrong in the museum….

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Environmental Scan Draft for NEH Proposal

Environmental Scan Draft for NEH Proposal

This project started with a simple question, “Did General Westmoreland ever publicly speak out against President Johnson’s handling of the Vietnam War?” Military officer dissent in the armed forces is a controversial topic.  Military officers follow strict codes of proper behavior in the armed forces, one being that the military should not publicly speak out against the President, except in rare cases.  While there are several reasons for this code, the main objective is to maintain healthy civilian-military relations.  In…

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