Hyperspace Berlin is an interactive set of maps, popup information screens containing text, critical essays documenting and analyzing critical people and places, architectural structures, and cultural moments in the history of Berlin. The earliest map is from 1237 and the latest is from 2003. Its purpose is to allow the author and others to teach the cultural history of Berlin without a textbook. Students can view Berlin in any order they want, allowing nonlinear learning patterns of great... More
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 23, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 26, 2010
Submitter: Sue Patrick
Keywords: map, cultural history, Berlin, geography
Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure
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Discussion for Hypermedia Berlin
5 years ago
Sue Patrick (Faculty)
I was playing with the site and found myself having a lot of fun tracing the history of particular features, such as Alexander Platz. It might be a wonderful way to introduce students to urban history.
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Time spent reviewing site: I spent about an hour viewing the site tutorial and playing around with it.