Category Archive: Teaching

Joint Session: THATCamps LAC and Prime (x-posted)

Cross-posted from lac2011.thatcamp.org/06/04/joint-session-thatcamps-lac-and-prime Collaboration Recent notices from funding agencies have been clear – they want to fund digital humanities work and they want to fund collaborations between R1 and Liberal Arts Colleges. Given this, we’d like to devote this session to talking about how we can best foster, propose, and run such collaboration. This might …

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DH at the intersection of research, teaching, and advocacy

Reading through the proposals, I realize that my interests in DH intersect three related areas: research, teaching, and advocacy. Issues of advocacy and research have been raised here (for instance, Katy Meyers, jbecker) in terms of how to deal with faculty who are suspicious of–or outright hostile to–colleagues working in the digital humanities. As the …

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DH and undergraduate research

Universities and liberal arts colleges seem to be increasingly interested in fostering the undergraduate research experience. For disciplines in the humanities, this has often posed a problem: if the sciences have built into their workflows researchers with different levels of expertise and if they conceive of research projects as providing, in part, training for higher …

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Is Digital Literacy a Done Deal?

Recently I and a number of my colleagues were discussing the possibility of a curriculum and center based around addressing and supporting undergraduate students’ interactions with academic technologies (defined broadly).  [Note that we used the term “digital fluency” to describe the skills, attitudes, and understandings we thought students needed in an information-rich, multimedia, often-changing, electronic …

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