Technology in Teaching Showcase

Collaborative Technology-Based Projects at Hamilton College

1920s Berlin and New York Project Overview

Description and Resources


Course Name:
Jazz, Jezebels and Gigolos: The 1920s in Berlin and New York

Course Description:
Gain general knowledge of early 20th century German and American culture and history through a variety of materials: literature, journalism, feature films, paintings, musicals.

Project Description:

» Mihaela Petrescu

Completed Student Projects

Voice Analysis - Created Spring, 2008

Goals, Process and Outcomes

Project Goals:
Develop an understanding for concepts of class, gender, women’s emancipation, race, Americanization, and mass culture.

Learning Objectives:
Develop critical thinking through readings, written assignments and discussions, as well as develop visual media literacy skills.

Project Process:
Through several different assignments, students will acquire knowledge about the relationship between art and technology, art and society, and low and high art.