Sept. 24 Place-based History

In this class we will explore the locations and themes found in Hear, Here London and discuss ways to transform them into themed tours.

Have a look at some of the walking tour design basics suggested here, here, and here and consider what lessons can be adapted to a digitally guided tour.

This year we are going to work with the Driftscape app and we will have a visit by one of their representatives who will guide us through the process of creating our tours and adding new content.

Have a browse through the efforts of previous classes at the: 2017 for some ideas and to see how they did their tour. How can you expand or improve them? Are there other approaches you would take?

Have you taken a tour with a mobile app? What makes a good tour? Blog about your experience.

Here are some examples of excellent walking tour apps according to Mashable.