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    E hg rm presentation, doing digital scholarship, 10nov2011, nj, draft3 E hg rm presentation, doing digital scholarship, 10nov2011, nj, draft3 Presentation Transcript

    • Doing Digital Scholarship: Principles & Practices, Tools & Resources Saga of a Textbook Project eHumanities Research Meeting 10 November 2011 Nicholas W. Jankowski Visiting Fellow, KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Overview
          • Background
          • Objectives
          • Features
          • Contents
          • Illustrations
            • Models
            • Websites
            • Tools
          • Periodic intermezzos for discussion
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Background
        • Initially : dictionary for digital media studies
        • Subsequently : textbook providing conceptual framework
          • Polity Press series Digital Media & Society
        • Now : Doing Digital Scholarship
        • What & why :
          • Changes in focus
          • Relation 2 nd & 3 rd foci
          • Relations to other projects (e.g., e-Research volume, Internet research, NM&S)
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Book: Objectives & Audiences
        • Objectives
          • To acquaint readers with tools, skills, resources for conducting scholarship in a digital and networked environment
          • To provide illustrations / cases of digital scholarship
          • To build on / extend methodology textbooks
          • To complement course instruction; suitable for online & classroom venues
          • Note : a textbook; not original scholarship, not ‘new knowledge’
        • Target audiences: university / college level
          • Undergraduate: upper-division
          • Graduate: masters-level programs
          • Across disciplines in SSH
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Features: Structure, Website
        • Uniform chapter structure
          • Generic chapter outline with section divisions
          • Boxed texts, e.g., descriptions of tools, cases of digital scholarship
          • Annotated references & resources
          • Exercises / assignments / study questions
        • Accompanying website
          • Excerpts from chapter materials (‘trailers’, not full text)
          • Supplementary materials
            • readings
            • links
            • exercises
          • Instructor’s guide; course syllabus; other syllabi
          • Website: not advanced ‘enhanced publication’
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Features: Style
          • Active tense, first person
          • Academic, but not excessively scholarly
          • Informal, but without excess
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Illustrations of University-level Textbooks
          • Aspects of the genre
          • Book design
            • Color
            • Figures, schemas, tables
            • Book format
            • Page layout
          • Features
            • Boxed text
            • Examples, cases
          • Exercises
            • Study questions
            • assignments
          • Resources
            • Glossary
            • (Annotated) bibliography
            • (complementary) website
            • Institutions, centers, programs
            • Website links
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Intermezzo 1 : Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Table of Contents: short version (tentative)
      • Queries
      • Importance
      • Weight
      • Order
      • Difficulty / complexity
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Table of Contents: long version 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Intermezzo 2 : Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Models of Scholarship Basic schemas of empirical research
          • Source: Google Images
          • Empirical cycle: A. D. de Groot
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Models of Scholarship: Recent Model: 1
    • Models of Scholarship Recent Model: 2 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Models of Scholarship: Recent Model: 3 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Models of Scholarship eResearch Model
    • Intermezzo 3 : Questions / Comments 10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Websites Accompanying Textbooks
          • SAGE: Mass Communication Theory
          • Palgrave: Skills4Study
          • Pearson: Research methods
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Tools: Identifying Tools for Digital Scholarship
      • Source : Bulger et al. (2011)
      • Reinventing Research?
      • Information Practices in the
      • Humanities , p. 63. Report
      • available here
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Tools: Identifying Resources for Digital Scholarship
      • Online Learning:  The Chronicle 's 2011 Special Report
      • (6 Nov. 2011)
      • From Homeric Writings to Cellphone Forensics, Some Favorite Online Resources
      • Question posed:
      • What Web resources have you found most useful in teaching
      • and research?
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Tools: Enhanced Publications on iPad
      • Chronicle story (6 Nov. 2011)
      • From Homeric Writings to Cellphone Forensics, Some Favorite Online Resources
    • Intermezzo 4 : Identifying Web Resources
      • Chronicle query:
      • What Web resources have you found most useful in teaching and research?
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Tools: Mind / Concept Mapping
      • Mind mapping collaboratory tools
        • Robin Good, 2009
        • masternewmedia
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Tools: Mind Mapping Google Plus
    • Tools: OU Mind Mapping software
    • Tools: Software for Collaboration
        • Robin Good, 2011
        • Mindmeister map
        • Categories
    • Tools: Collaboration with Google Groups / Docs
    • Illustration: Hermeneuti Text Analysis http://hermeneuti.ca/voyeur
    • Intermezzo 4 : General Discussion
      • Personal concerns & challenges
      • Suitability of eResearch framework
      • Relation of project to originally contracted book
      • Preparing text appropriate for students at different levels of competence; from different disciplines
      • Completing book manuscript...with urgency
      • Invitation: reviewers of manuscript
      • (e.g., colleagues, members of target groups; non-blind, closed)
      • Questions / Comments
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group
    • Thank You!
      • Nicholas W. Jankowski
      • Visiting Fellow, KNAW e-Humanities Group
      10 November2011 KNAW e-Humanities Group