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  1. 1. Digital Pedagogy Keywords Rebecca Frost Davis Austin College Digital Humanities Colloquium, February 20, 2013 #acdhcoll #nitle #digipedkit
  2. 2. NITLE• National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education• NITLE helps liberal arts colleges integrate inquiry, pedagogy, and technology.• Future of Liberal Education• Digital Humanities
  3. 3. Defining Digital Humanities “By “digital humanities” we mean learning about, with, and through technology–making it, thinking about it, including it in pedagogy and institutional transformation.”Cathy Davidson literacy-an-agenda-for-the-21st-century/
  4. 4. Globally Networked World Global Network by Flickr User WebWizzard
  5. 5. Multimodality• Linguistic (verbal)• Visual• Audio• Gestural• Tactile• Spatial
  6. 6. Increased capacity• Explosion of data• Exponential advances in computation storage and bandwidth• Ubiquity of access, e.g., mobile devices
  7. 7. Participatory Culture• Low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement• Strong support for creating and sharing one’s creations• Informal mentorship by most experienced for novices• Members believe their contributions matter• Some degree of social connection Henry Jenkins, Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century
  8. 8. Networks
  9. 9. The Long TailMass Mass CustomizationIndustrialization Amazon Small Liberal Arts Colleges Humanities Projects Local
  10. 10. Responses• Delivery strategies: – Flipped classroom – Hybrid learning – MOOCs – Gamification• Learning outcomes: – Jobs – Skills – Multiliteracies
  11. 11. Pedagogical Experimentation• Digital tools and platforms impacting academic practice• Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics, ed. Brett Hirsch, 2013• http://www.openbookpublishers. com/reader/161
  12. 12. MLA 2012: A project is born Jentery SayersMatt Gold Kathy Harris Rebecca Davis
  13. 13. Digital PedagogyReader and Toolkit
  14. 14. No• Reflective Essays about teaching• Organized by discipline• Remediation of digital into print• Static• Isolated
  15. 15. Yes• Born digital• Curation of Pedagogical artifacts• Multi- & Cross-disciplinary• Interactive living archive• Networked• Tagged• Open
  16. 16. Digital Pedagogy Keywords What are your keywords? List 5. Tweet them. #acdhcoll #nitle #digipedkit
  17. 17. Audience & Context• Digital humanities• Scholarship of Teaching and Learning• Epistemological shift in disciplines• How digital context calls for deep changes in how we teach and learn
  18. 18. Keywords• Raymond Williams, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society (1975 & 1983)• Defining discourse• Building discourse across domains• Revealing tensions
  19. 19. Collaboration
  20. 20. Collaboration• Ability to work in a team• Collaborative learning• Participatory culture• Group project• Needed for liberal arts colleges• Characteristic of Digital Humanities
  21. 21. Potential Resources
  22. 22. Introductory Essay• Classification• Context• Tensions
  23. 23. Types of Collaboration1. Students contributing to an existing project2. Students participating in crowdsourcing projects3. Students producing their own project
  24. 24. Wheaton College Digital History Project• Kathryn Tomasek, Associate Professor of History• History methods course• Transcribing & encoding archives• Partners: archivist, technologist, librarian
  25. 25. Day BookDaily accounting oftransactions thatreflect the manybusiness activities ofLaban MoreyWheaton between1828 and 1859NEH DH Start-upgrant: EncodingFinancial Records forHistorical Research
  26. 26. Collaborative Research Assignment• Stage 1: Background Reading in Secondary Sources• Stage 2: Transcription and Coding of Daybook Page Spreads• Stage 3: Writing and Editing Episodes for the History Engine• Stage 4: Writing a Paper Based on Primary Sources
  27. 27. Google Doc for Collecting Data
  28. 28. Process Checklist for Integrating Digital Humanities Projects into Courses1. Connecting Course and Project2. Scaffolding and Chunking3. Collaborative Teaching4. Logistics
  29. 29. Lexomics, Wheaton College• Computer science, statistics & Old English texts• Connections• English-Computer Science Team-Teaching – Computing for Poets (Comp 131) – Connection (Computing and Texts)
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  31. 31. Undergrad Sourcing
  32. 32. Digital MonkeysThe Office Monkey by Flickr user Shaz Wildcat
  33. 33. Teamwork VALUE RubricTeamwork is behaviors under the control ofindividual team members (effort they put intoteam tasks, their manner of interacting withothers on team, and the quantity and quality ofcontributions they make to team discussions.)
  34. 34. What Else?• Resources?• Tensions?• Aspects of pedagogy?
  35. 35. Other Keywords• Public• Play (screwing around)• Failure• Multimodal• Praxis• Community• Text Analysis
  36. 36. New or Reinvented Methodologies• Multimodal• Programming• Storytelling• Text analysis
  37. 37. Pedagogy in a Digital Context• Collaboration• Community• Failure• Play• Praxis• Public
  38. 38. New Locales for Pedagogy• Community• GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums)• MOOC• Public
  39. 39. Keyword Groups• Play vs. Work• Play and Failure• Interface, Remix, Virtuality• Race, Queer, Ability, Sexuality
  40. 40. Format• Collection not linear narrative or hierarchical• Searchable• Descriptive tagging• Remix & Contribute• Planned updates
  41. 41. What are your keywords?
  42. 42. Keywords & CuratorsAbility MOOC RemixCollaboration Multimodal RhetoricCommunity Play SexualityComposition Praxis StorytellingFailure Programming Text AnalysisGLAM Public VirtualityInformation Science Queer WorkInterface Race
  43. 43. Other Suggestions• Place-based / Mapping • Data / Geospatial • Visualization• 3-D • Design• Material culture • Activism• Mobile • Touch / Gesture• Interactive • Fieldwork• Nonlinear • Gender• Game