Are you interested in using digital humanities resources in your classes, but unsure of where to start? This day-long workshop features an introduction to existing resources for you and your students. In the workshop we will test online tools for text analysis, experiment with collaborative wikis, and build some maps. In the afternoon we’ll discuss ways of integrating digital assignments into existing courses.
Date: Friday, March 22 (9:30-4:00)
Location: Introduction and Public Lecture (9:30-10:30) UD Library Class of 1941 Room
Workshop (10:45-4:00) UD Library Room 116A
Instructor: Dr. Constance Crompton
9:30-10:30: Explore, Build, and Communicate: Integrating DH into the Classroom
10:30-45: Move to Class of 1941 Room
10:45-12:45 Hands-on Exercises - Before We Teach, We Tinker
12:45-1:30: Lunch 1:40-3:00: Assignment Design. Working in groups, participants will design assignments that let students explore, build, and communicate using the principles of tinker-centric pedagogy.
3:15-4:15: Assignment Presentations and Discussion
The list of tools and techniques that we will cover in this workshop is far from exhaustive. If you are looking for a Digital Humanities tool to fit the learning outcomes of one of your current courses, feel free to browse through the tools listed at Project Bamboo.