Dissertations and databases: The historian as software engineer

Phillips, Gervase (1995) Dissertations and databases: The historian as software engineer. Association for Learning Technology Journal, 3 (2). pp. 48-52. ISSN 0968-7769

Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial No Derivatives.

Download (323Kb) | Preview


    This article argues that historians have always been closer to programmers than has perhaps been recognized, and that historical software projects undertaken within the framework of the traditional third‐year dissertation are useful training not just for the potential historian, but also for the potential software engineer.

    Item Type: Article
    Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
    L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
    Divisions: ALT-J Journal
    Depositing User: Justin Smith
    Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2009 10:51
    Last Modified: 04 Apr 2011 10:25
    URI: http://repository.alt.ac.uk/id/eprint/188

    Actions (login required)

    View Item