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MDST 3703 F10 Studio 6


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MDST 3703 F10 Studio 6

  1. 1. Studio 6 Back to WordPress<br />Introduction to the Digital Liberal Arts<br />MDST 3703 / 7703Fall 2010<br />
  2. 2. Business<br />Did everyone get a grade and quiz?<br />See the Gradebook and Drop Box tools in Collab<br />Meetings<br />Still a couple left – will email you for a time<br />Poll<br />See Resources in Collab<br />
  3. 3. Review<br />Thematic research collections<br />A new digital genre—neither books nor libraries<br />Collocated collections of thematically related material<br />Incomplete (open-ended)<br />Good ones possess contextual mass<br />Focus shifts from simple content delivery to activities (related to scholarly primitives)<br />“What can I do with it?” as important as “What’s in it?”<br />Each site makes an improvement in this space<br />
  4. 4. What are some examples of improvements, from VOS to Rossetti and Blake?<br />
  5. 5. "If I'd asked my customers what they wanted, they'd have said a faster horse.“<br /> -- Henry Ford<br />
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  7. 7. Overview<br />Exercise from Tuesday<br />Working with images<br />
  8. 8. The Stack of Scholarship<br />Discovering <br />Annotating <br />Comparing <br />Referring <br />Sampling <br />Illustrating Representing<br />Activities<br />Collections<br />
  9. 9. Exercise<br />Compare Rossetti and Blake archives in terms of the primitives and the stack of scholarship<br />What devices and techniques are used to support each aspect of scholarship?<br />Are the sites functional as research portals?<br />Break up into 4 groups / 15 minutes<br />Group A: Scholarly Primitives in Rossetti<br />Group B: Scholarly Primitives in Blake<br />Group C: Comparing for Comparison<br />Group D: Comparing for Contextual Mass<br />Assign a scribe and a reporter<br />Scribe writes post and tags with 09-28 Exercise<br />
  10. 10. Basic Method to integrating content into your site<br />Create Posts for content lexia<br /> Evidence (images)<br />Secondary Sources (Zotero)<br />Use Pages for your synthetic content<br />Insert content (e.g. an image) into Posts<br />Add metadata using inline content, tags, categories, and custom fields*<br />Enable widgets to display tags and categories (if necessary)<br />
  11. 11. WordPress Plugins<br />I know some of you can’t see certain plugins<br />Zotero widget, My Page Order, Video tags<br />We know what is causing this but cannot fix it right away<br />Some to enable<br />RB Internal Links<br />WP Footnotes<br />Custom Field List Widget<br />Embed Object<br />SlideShare Requires account<br />Wordpress Media Flickr Requires account<br />Apture Requires account<br />
  12. 12. Adding images to posts and pages<br />Form pairs and follow the SHANTI Knowledge Base tutorial<br /><br />Or get there from the SHANTI Portal (<br />
  13. 13. Using PowerPoint as an image editor<br />Insert image<br />Enable editor<br />Set transparent color<br />Crop<br />Move and arrange<br />Save as a group <br />Save as an image<br />
  14. 14. 2. Item appears<br />1. Select image<br />
  15. 15. Cropping<br />
  16. 16. Recoloring<br />
  17. 17. Set transparent color<br />