UVA MDST 3703 2012-08-28

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UVA MDST 3703 2012-08-28

  1. 1. Introduction tothe Digital Liberal Arts Prof. Alvarado MDST 3703/7703 28 September 2012
  2. 2. Sullivan
  3. 3. What are the “liberal arts”
  4. 4. artes liberales
  5. 5. Francese
  6. 6. The Seven Liberal Arts• Trivium – Grammar – Rhetoric – Logic• Quadrivium – Arithmetic – Geometry – Music – Astronomy
  7. 7. The liberal arts is a curriculum
  8. 8. How has the curriculum changed?Think of the what we mean by “arts and sciences”
  9. 9. How is it different from the professional schools?(engineering, business, medicine, law)
  10. 10. The humanities are at the center Many departments fall within history, literature, or philosophy
  11. 11. We often call a student of the humanities a scholar What do scholars do?
  12. 12. Scholars interpret and reinterpret texts (literature, historical records, law, religion)
  13. 13. Scholars make arguments
  14. 14. essays, books, lectures
  15. 15. All of these forms depend up writing
  16. 16. What happens to scholarship whenwriting and communication become digital?
  17. 17. The rationalization effect
  18. 18. The principle of media determinism
  19. 19. Plan of the Course• Seminar and studio tracks (Tues and Thurs)• Survey of ideas, projects, and technologies• Historical, Critical, and Practical• Focus on core theme of how rhetoric and reasoning change with the new media – Are linear, verbal arguments side effects of literacy? – Don new media bring there new forms of reasoning?• Investigate two ideas – The rationalization effect – Media determinism

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