Check mark listSo what’s tuition for, then? An opportunity to have my one-on-one undivided attention; an opportunity to skate.Allow those who have accessed our courses to demonstrate what they’ve learned, sideways access points towards a degree
Some Assembly Required: Teaching through/with/about/by/because of, the Digital Humanities
Some Assembly RequiredTeaching through/with/about/by/because of, the Digital Humanities‘Henj’, c 2011 Stevyn ColganShawn Graham,Carleton University@electricarchaeo
‘Boy with Commodore Vic 20 (1984)’ , Michael Surran. Wikimedia Commons
Classic Romero Zombies, cc by Pedro Vezini, http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedrovezini/4791322423/Practical Necromancy: simulating our beliefs about past phenomena to explore the unintendedconsequences of those beliefs.
Recap:Key trends in DH foreducation• Strand 1: implicationsof a cyborgconsciousness• Strand 2: deformanceof our materials• Strand 3: deformanceof our thinkingc. 1590, World Map in a Fool’s Head http://www.retronaut.com/2011/03/world-map-in-a-fools-head/
Which is rather similar to(experimental) archaeology, too.Making as a way of knowing.http://archaeology.about.com/od/archaeology101/tp/subfields.htmhttp://annrocks.co.uk/category/experimental-archaeology/http://www.archeologiasperimentale.it/ingleseprincipale.htm
...and it’s worth remembering thatthe roots of DH go back to the1940s, and the work of theJesuit, Father Roberto Busa.Not the latest fad, then.
So what would university teaching looklike, if that were our foundation?Ruined Chapel, cc Tony Austin http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ruined_Chapel.jpg...not as full of holes as this,trust me...
Caveat: 1994 Shawn‘Salt Shaker’ cc Dubravko Soric http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Salt_shaker_on_white_background.jpg
• Things I have tried:– Game based learning– Gamefication– The ScrewmeneuticalImperative(and you can read about these atelectricarchaeology.ca)http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:One_man_band,_CDV_by_Knox,_c1865.JPG
Epic Fails‘A very big birdhouse’ cc James Gray-Kinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesgrayking/2158280666/