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Demonstrations

In Sessions on November 9, 2015 at 6:35 pm

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Agenda:

  • Demonstration of Online Teaching Portfolio Drafts

Readings for Next Week:

Assignment for Next Week:

  • Everyone: compose a brief question in response to one or more of the above readings and bring it to class with you next week.
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Archives

In Sessions on November 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm

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Agenda:

  • Digital potpurri demonstrations by Natty B, Corey, Sarah, & Val
  • Discussion of “Archives” readings

Assignment for Next Week:

  • Be prepared to demonstrate a draft of your online teaching portfolio during class next week.

Disciplines

In Sessions on October 29, 2015 at 2:17 pm

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Agenda:

  • Presentation and Q & A featuring special guest Julie Klein
  • Discussion of “Disciplines” readings
  • Discussion of blog post assignment and mock conference assignments

Readings for Next Week:

Assignments for Next Week:

  • Everyone: Blog post topic proposals due via email by 11:30 PM, Sunday, 11/01.
  • Natty B, Corey, Sarah, & Val: “digital potpourri” demonstrations
  • Everyone else: write a response to the above readings and bring it with you to class

Practices

In Sessions on October 22, 2015 at 1:01 am

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Agenda:

  • Video Essay/Screencast demo by Corey
  • Video Games/Gamification demo by Duston
  • “Reinventing the Digital Literacy Narrative” demos by Tori & Ruth.
  • Discussion of “Practice” readings

Readings for Next Week:

  • Anderson & Sayers / The Metaphor and Materiality of Layers (in Ridolfo and Hart-Davidson, 80-95)
  • Carter, et al. / Beyond Territorial Disputes (in Ridolfo and Hart-Davidson, 33-48)
  • Johnson / Modeling Rhetorical Disciplinarity (in Ridolfo and Hart-Davidson, 96-107)
  • Klein / Interdisciplining Digital Humanities: Boundary Work in an Emerging Field
  • Reid / Digital Humanities Now and the Possibilities of a Speculative Digital Rhetoric (in Ridolfo and Hart-Davidson, 15-19)
  • Walls / In/Between Programs: Forging a Curriculum between Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities (in Ridolfo & Hart-Davidson, 210-223)

Assignment for Next Week:

  • Sean, Deanna, and Joe: develop a question to ask Dr. Klein
  • Everyone else: compose a response to the above readings and bring it to class

Pedagogies

In Sessions on October 1, 2015 at 2:51 pm

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Agenda:

  • Map application demonstration(s) by Chris
  • A.nnotate.com demonstration by Corey
  • Audacity demonstration by Nathaniel
  • NB demonstration by Ruth
  • Discussion of pedagogy readings

Readings for Next Week:

Assignment for Next Week:

  • Create a screencast/video blog on one or more of the assigned readings in lieu of the usual written response for class and host it online (I’ll recommend Screencast-O-Matic for this purpose, but feel free to explore and use other options). Email me a link to the video before 6 PM on 10/08. Then, watch the videos composed by all other members of the class and email me your list of what you find to be the top three videos and your rationale for this evaluation before noon on 10/15.

Codes

In Sessions on September 24, 2015 at 7:45 pm

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Agenda:

  • Q & A with special guest James J. Brown, Jr.
  • Demonstrations of text visualization projects (Corey, Sarah)
  • Demonstrations of “creative visualization” (Ruth), “composing voice” (Val), and “zooming out” (Sean) projects.
  • Discussion of Ethical Programs

Reading for Next Week:

Assignments for Next Week:

  • Deanna & Chris: create a lesson plan/assignment around MyHistro
  • Ruth: create a lesson plan around NB
  • Corey: create a lesson plan around a.nnotate.com
  • Nathaniel: create a lesson plan around Audacity
  • Everyone else: write a 300-500 word response to the above reading and bring a hard copy with you to class

Multimodalities

In Sessions on September 17, 2015 at 8:02 pm

Multimodal

Agenda:

  • Q & A with special guest Jason Palmeri
  • Discussion of readings of multimodality
  • demonstrations of text visualization lesson plans (Corey, Joe, & Sarah)

Reading for Next Week:

Assignments for Next Week:

  • Nathaniel, Joe, Dustin, Adina, Deanna, Chris: generate a question to ask James J. Brown, Jr
  • Ruth: create a lesson plan/assignment around Palmeri’s “creative translation” topoi
  • Val: create a lesson plan around Palmeri’s “composing voices” topoi
  • Sean: create a lesson plan around Palmeri’s “zooming out” topoi
  • Jon, Corey, Sarah, Tori, Chris: write a 300-500 word response to the above reading and bring a hard copy with you to class

Theories

In Sessions on September 9, 2015 at 7:54 pm

Theories

Agenda:

  • Review of theory readings
  • Text visualization examples
  • Assignments for next week

Text Visualization Examples:

Readings for Next Week:

Assignments for Next Week:

  • Corey: create a lesson plan/assignment involving word clouds to demonstrate next week
  • Joe: create a lesson plan/assignment involving sentence trees to demonstrate next week
  • Sarah: create a lesson plan/assignment involving VocabGrabber
  • Ruth, Dustin, Sean, Val, & Chris: generate a question to ask Jason Palmeri
  • Nathaniel, Jon, Deanna, Tori, Adina, : write a 300-500 word response to the above readings and bring  a hard copy with you to class

Orientations

In Sessions on September 3, 2015 at 5:57 pm

Orientations

Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Review of course syllabus
  • Review of September schedule
  • Categorizing the digital humanities

Reading for Next Week:

Assignment:

  • Write a 300-500 word response to the above readings and bring  a hard copy with you to class

Notes: 8 Ways of Looking at the Digital Humanities

Perhaps the easiest way to begin defining the digital humanities is to address the impact of digital media and related technologies on the methods and “matter” of the humanities as traditionally conceived.  Read the rest of this entry »

Griots

In Sessions on April 9, 2014 at 8:56 pm

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Agenda:

  • Online teaching portfolio demo (Sean)
  • Readings review

Assignment:

  • Prepare your conference-style presentation