All posts by : Ashley R. Sanders

Stats for Humanists | Winter 2021 Syllabus
17 Mar
12:03

Stats for Humanists | Winter 2021 Syllabus

Course Description This is a learner-centered, project-based, introductory applied statistics course that exemplifies the principle of “data for good,” or putting Data Science and Digital Humanities to work for social justice efforts. Students will choose a data set that is personally meaningful and work with others who are interested in…

Ink blood
15 Sep
8:50

Ink blood

I am feeling brave this morning – brave enough to write – to spill my ink blood on the physical and digital pages that lie before me waiting to soak it up, to be filled with meaning. That very notion, that my words may have such power, causes me to…

Freedom
06 Sep
4:32

Freedom

Freedom is accepting and acting on one’s right to choose. –Ashley Sanders This definition takes as axiomatic an innate right to make choices about one’s life. An absence of this right implies a lack of freedom. It implies the responsibility involved when accepting that one has a right to make…

Vulnerability
03 Sep
4:30

Vulnerability

What is vulnerability butletting your heart step nakedinto another’s handand waiting with held breathand knotted stomachwonderingif your heart will be crushedbefore your very eyesorif your intuition was correctand the other will cradle and protectthe precious gift you’ve shared. Trust Trust is earned when the otherhas proven to be a careful…

Chasing monsters in the dark
30 Jul
4:44

Chasing monsters in the dark

Eyes blink sleepily openstaring at the hazy figuresas they slowly come into focus,fuzzy, gray blurs becomingdefined multi-hued crisp linessharpened by the sun’s dawning light.The drift between twilight and dawn was filled with memory-dreams,bright, fevered desiresthat grew like the monstrous shadows,beckoning me deeper into the dark.Adrift in the sea of night,…

Social Media Data Analytics | Spring 2019 Syllabus
05 Oct
6:36

Social Media Data Analytics | Spring 2019 Syllabus

Course Description: This class will help you develop data mining and social media analysis skills using Python 3. It will also ask you to think critically about the ethical use of social media data. This is a hands-on, interdisciplinary data analytics class for those who have at least a casual…

Power and Authority on the Early American Frontier: Explorations with Text Analysis | Fall 2019 Syllabus
05 Oct
6:14

Power and Authority on the Early American Frontier: Explorations with Text Analysis | Fall 2019 Syllabus

Course Description: This is an upper division Digital Humanities course that teaches text analysis, employing both user friendly tools and Python. We apply these techniques to study the history of Native- and Euro- American interactions in the present-day Midwest between 1776 and 1820. What did the Native American communities think,…

DH 150 Winter 2019 Syllabus
25 Feb
4:49

DH 150 Winter 2019 Syllabus

Power and Authority on the Early American Frontier: Explorations with Text Analysis Instructor: Dr. Ashley Sanders Garcia (Prof. Garcia) Meeting Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00-10:50am | Winter 2019 Location: Rolfe Hall Learning Lab (Rolfe 2118) Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 & Wednesdays 9:00-11:00 (323 Royce) Course Description: What did the Native American communities…

DH 101 Fall 2018 Syllabus
25 Feb
4:21

DH 101 Fall 2018 Syllabus

DH 101: Introduction to Digital Humanities Instructor: Dr. Ashley Sanders Garcia (Prof. Garcia) Office Location: Royce 323 Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00pm | Wednesdays 9:00-11:00am Email: asandersgarcia[at]g[dot]ucla[dot]edu TAs: Dustin O’Hara | Craig Messner Course Website:          https://tinyurl.com/F18-DH101 Course Description This course is an introduction to the Digital Humanities, its methods, theories, and applications in humanistic research….

Backward Design for Digital Project – Course Integration
22 May
3:59

Backward Design for Digital Project – Course Integration

This 45-minute presentation will provide participants with a road map for planning a course that incorporates, or is built around, a digital humanities project based on the principles of “backward design.” This talk will cover the basics of backward design, how to stage a digital humanities project, choose a project…

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