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One Session Wonder presentation to kick off a discussion of Digital Humanities in courses. [version 1, it needs revision, and more examples/ interactivity]

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  • 1. Digital Humanities: Examples of Practice R. John Robertson CETL One Session Wonder October 14th 2013
  • 2. Overview Introductions Framing the conversation Shaped by Lisa Spiros Digital scholarship blog: http://digitalscholarship.wordpress.com/
  • 3. three things University provides a myriad of opportunities for students. What three things do students most need to learn in order to graduate and thrive after university?
  • 4. What is Digital Humanities? "In a short period of time, digital technology has changed our world. The ways we read, write, learn, communicate, and play have fundamentally changed due to the advent of networked digital technologies. These changes are being addressed in fascinating ways by scholars from across the humanities, often working in collaboration with scientists, librarians, museum staff, and members of the public." http: //www.neh.gov/divisions/odh/about
  • 5. Digital Humanities landscape Text - what are we studying and what counts Data - new approaches and perspectives Community - who participates, with what role, and how?
  • 6. AACU: Kuhs High Impact Practices First Year Seminars and Experiences Common Intellectual Experiences Learning Communities Writing Intensive Courses Collaborative Assignments and Projects Undergraduate Research Diversity / Global Learning Service Learning/ Community-Based Learning Internships Capstone Courses and Projects http://www.aacu.org/leap/hip.cfm
  • 7. 21st Century Skills http://www.imls. gov/about/21st_century_skills_list. aspx
  • 8. Examples
  • 9. Tools Registry of Digital Research Tools http://dirt. projectbamboo.org/ Twitter Archiving http://mashe.hawksey. info/2013/02/twitter-archivetagsv5/
  • 10. Corpus analysis Topic modelling http: //journalofdigitalhumanities. org/ D. M. BLEI (2012) Topic Modeling and Digital Humanities. Journal of Digital Humanities vol 2 issue 1 http: //journalofdigitalhumanities.org/2-1/topic-modelingand-digital-humanities-by-david-m-blei/ Figure 1: Some of the topics found by analyzing 1.8 million articles from the New York Times. Each panel illustrates a set of tightly co-occurring terms in the collection. Hoffman, M., Blei, D. Wang, C. and Paisley, J. Stochastic variational inference. Journal of Machine Learning Research, forthcoming.
  • 11. For example, Mallet & GUI version Wordpress xml export - first pass topic map http://code.google.com/p/topic-modeling-tool/
  • 12. Corpus analysis Geospatial analysis Whaling grounds through ships charts in a collection. See http: //journalofdigitalhumanities.org/ Professions and names in a place in time http://addressinghistory.edina.ac.uk/ Photographs and tweets can frequently be geolocated
  • 13. Interrelatedness @wired UK friends network by Martin Hawksey http://mashe.hawksey.info/2011/09/twitter-network-analysis-and-visualisation-ii-nodexl/
  • 14. Digital Humanities syllabi http://digitalscholarship.wordpress. com/2013/03/04/digital-pedagogy-inpractice-workshop-materials/ https://www.zotero. org/groups/digital_humanities_educatio n https://www.zotero. org/groups/digital_humanities_educatio n/items/collectionKey/MXXEMX7P http://commons.gc.cuny.edu/wiki/index. php/DH_Syllabi
  • 15. Student blogging Blogging as: academic discourse public engagement communal activity ownership of identity and ideas See: SOTL Scholar work etc.
  • 16. Bite size academics Twitter vz Zombies http://www.twittervszombies.com/ http://www.jessestommel.com/blog/files/twitter_vs_zombies.html Tweet your thesis http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/you-can-summarize-your-thesis-in-a-tweet-but-should-you
  • 17. Shared Creative Practice *without a net *public / open *choice *building ability and confidence *academic? DS106 Assignment Bank http://assignments.ds106.us/
  • 18. For who and by who? http://phonar.covmedia.co.uk/ An Open Photography Course *impact of digital *modality *distributed / open *inclusive / expertise
  • 19. Libraries
  • 20. How do some of these examples interact with your 3 things
  • 21. How might this work in _____ ? Is there a type of activity which you do or might do in your course that you consider to fit with this?
  • 22. Sites http://www.dhthis.org http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org http://www.neh.gov/divisions/odh http://dh2013.unl.edu http://humanexperience.stanford.edu/digital_humanities http://www.cdh.ucla.edu/research/dhprojects.html http://phonar.covmedia.co.uk http://dirt.projectbamboo.org/ http://dmlcentral.net
  • 23. References http://chronicle.com/article/Stop-Calling-It-Digital/137325/ http://www.hybridpedagogy.com/Journal/files/Beyond_Rigor.html http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/09/the-rise-of-the-reader-katharine-viner-ansmith-lecture http://digitalscholarship.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/digital-pedagogy-in-practice-workshop-materials/ http://www.hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/2012/04/08/single-best-free-way-transform-classroomprimary-lifelongl-any-sizehttp://digitalscholarship.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/gettysburgdhcasestudiesfinal.pdf http://www.aacu.org/leap/What_is_liberal_education.cfm http://www.imls.gov/about/21st_century_skills_list.aspx http://www.aacu.org/leap/hip.cfm This presentation: https://docs.google. com/presentation/d/1sMOAdgSHjIQtrIMPkfY4bvyB74cop9cExfb-OsxWuEc/edit?usp=sharing