Archive for the ‘Humanities’ Category

Building Capacity through Professional Development

If you are looking to build your capacity in digital humanities, consider one of the NEH-funded Institutes for Advanced Topics in Digital Humanities.  The calendar of current opportunities is here: http://www.neh.gov/divisions/odh/institutes
Topics for this year’s institutes include digital research in modern studies, 3D visualization for cultural heritage sites, linked open data for Ancient Mediterranean and Near East [...]

Posted on January 7, 2013 at 10:59 am by Rebecca Davis · Permalink · One Comment
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Undergraduate Research and Digital Scholarship

How can we prepare our students to be citizens in a networked world? One solution is to give them occasions for action in that world through authentic research using digital methodologies.  Let them explore wicked problems that cross disciplinary lines and don’t have clear solutions. Engage them in collaborative research involving both students and faculty [...]


Building Capacity in DH: Introductions & Institutes

by Rebecca Frost Davis
This installment of NITLE’s series on Building Capacity in Digital Humanities within the NITLE Network, focuses on two types of training opportunities for liberal arts faculty and staff.
Digital methodologies and new media are transforming humanities teaching and scholarship, but current humanities faculty and professional staff face challenges in learning and applying these new approaches, collectively [...]

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 4:13 pm by Rebecca Davis · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Upcoming Digital Humanities Training for Textual Research

This installment of NITLE’s series on Building Capacity in Digital Humanities within the NITLE Network, focuses on upcoming training opportunities for liberal arts faculty and staff.
One of the biggest challenges for liberal arts colleges seeking to build capacity in digital humanities is training faculty and staff in new digital methods, especially due to the wide variety of methods [...]

Posted on August 24, 2012 at 10:54 am by Rebecca Davis · Permalink · Leave a comment
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D is for Digital (and for Dining): Defining and Normalizing DH through Brown Bag Lunches

In our next installment of NITLE’s series on Building Capacity in Digital Humanities within the NITLE Network, Jen Rajchel, Assistant Director, Tri-Co Digital Humanities (at Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges), explains efforts to normalize digital humanities conversations across campus by building recognition of the term “digital humanities” and its connection to the campus community.
This past [...]

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 9:37 am by Rebecca Davis · Permalink · Leave a comment
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