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What We Wish You Knew: Professors and Students Spill the Beans

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you have some connection to academia, as a professor, student, or administrator. When you look back on your years teaching or learning, if you are like most people, you will have some complaints. There were probably some things that you took issue with, some things you wish your […]

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Writing History Podcasts–Listen Here!

In case you missed our Writing History series, we have three of the podcasts available for your listening enjoyment! Just click on the name of the speaker and you’ll be taken to a separate window to listen to the podcast: enjoy! Adam Arenson Nathan Connolly  Edward Ball For more information, email us or visit the […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Bookshelves to Big Data…

Next up in our DH Minor Spotlight on Fall 2016 Courses, Bookshelves to Big Data: Archaeologies of Knowledge. “Throughout human history we have relied on various institutions and politico-intellectual architectures to organize, index, preserve, make sense of, and facilitate or control access to our stores of knowledge, our assemblages of media, our collections of information. […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Digital Storytelling Across Media

Next up in our DH Minor Spotlight of Fall 2016 Courses, Digital Storytelling Across Media. “Narrative and documentary storytelling through film and video is now commonly transferred to a variety of small-screen media, including social media platforms, mobile devices, and multiple-platform cross-media. In this course, students begin by engaging with storytelling fundamentals, such as premise, […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Networked Media and Society

Next up in our spotlight on DH Minor Fall 2016 Courses, Networked Media and Society “The network has become the dominant cultural logic of our time with new societal conditions spurred by the maturing of the internet and mobile platforms. In this class we ask: what tools can we use to study the place of […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Social Media Mashup

Next up in our DH Minor Spotlight on Fall 2016 Courses, Social Media Mashup. “We live in a world of ever-expanding networks, and the ways we process and “mash up” the sounds, images, multimedia, and data reflect the evolving connections between us. This course introduces the concept of social media and the mashup process as […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Designing News Games

Next up in our DH Minor Spotlight for Fall 2016 Courses, Designing News Games. “Students will learn how journalists can use games to tell complex stories. The class will focus on the fundamentals of game design theory, analyzing existing games that tackle serious topics, and creating newsgame prototypes to be played and tested by the […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Introduction to Digital Design

Next up in our DH Minor Spotlight on Fall 2016 Courses, Introduction to Digital Design. “Concentrating on design thinking, students develop the visual language and technical skills to articulate design challenges, conceptualize ideas, investigate design solutions, navigate software interfaces and both present and comment upon visual output in classroom critiques. Along with an appreciation for […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Work, Love, Learn, Play…

Next up in our DH Minor Fall 2016 Courses, we are spotlighting Director Claire Potter’s course, which was completely full in the Spring semester, Work, Love, Learn, Play: Our Lives on the Internet. “This course introduces students to the practice of recent history, contemporary history, and the history of the future by documenting the impact […]

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DH Minor Spotlight: Introduction to Digital Humanities

Since today is the first day of registration, we will be spotlighting each course in the Digital Humanities minor for Fall 2016 on the blog, beginning with Introduction to Digital Humanities: “How do computers enable us to rethink, reform and reorient every stage of intellectual process? How might collaboration and other forms of digital creativity […]

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