Category Archives : Workshops

“What you missed in grad school: Digital historical research methods” 
08 Dec
12:18

“What you missed in grad school: Digital historical research methods” 

This is the first in a two-part afternoon workshop series presented by Dr. Ashley Sanders, Vice Chair of Digital Humanities and a comparative colonial historian at UCLA. The first session of the workshop provides an overview of digital historical research methods, including text and network analysis, geospatial and data visualization, a workflow to organize research materials, as well as tips for pedagogical applications. This overview will provide jargon-free explanations of each technique, examples, as well as links to free, easy-to-use tools.

Pirates of the Early Modern Mediterranean
04 Jan
12:40

Pirates of the Early Modern Mediterranean

Pirates of the Mediterranean Early Modern Period Interested in learning more? Here are few resources to help you get started: Video: “The King of Pirates, Hayreddin Barbarossa” (10 minutes) Podcast: Joshua White’s interview on Ottoman History Podcast. (1 hour). There are a number of other Ottoman History Podcast episodes that…

Data Visualization with Tableau
27 Sep
2:12

Data Visualization with Tableau

View the following videos to create more complex data visualizations, such as stacked timelines and Gantt charts, including mapping in Tableau. Follow along with the sample data linked below. Then try it with your own data. Most importantly, consider what these visualizations mean in the context of your topic and…

Introduction to Tableau
16 Aug
1:32

Introduction to Tableau

Introduction to data visualization with humanistic data from the Old Bailey Court records, focusing on defendants between 1780 and 1786. Sample visualizations include both categorical (nominal) and numeric data. Getting Started To begin, either download and install Tableau Desktop (if you are an instructor or student, you can register for…

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…

Digital Storytelling Project Ideas
28 Sep
7:24

Digital Storytelling Project Ideas

Looking for digital project ideas? Wonder where and how to begin? The following tutorial provides examples of four different digital storytelling project types. The fourth slide provides a linked table of contents. If you already know what type of project you would like to try, click on the relevant link…

Network Visualization with Palladio
06 Apr
3:13

Network Visualization with Palladio

Download the data for this workshop here: NWterritory-Letters-RevisedDates Download a PDF of the slides for handy reference: Network Visualization Workshop

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