Provided more than 50 course consultations per year for three years to assist faculty in launching 25 new Digital Humanities courses as part of a Mellon Grant, including Gina Lamb’s Media Studies course, and offered several of my own as a faculty member at Claremont McKenna College and Claremont Graduate University.
In collaboration with UCLA’s DH program leadership, we redesigned the curriculum to address challenges that our undergraduate students identified in navigating the Minor. Most of our upper-division courses were coded as DH 150, which made it difficult for students to know which topics would be offered each quarter and to plan their path through the Minor. Distinguishing the advanced topic courses also offers a better sense of the breadth of experience and expertise of our faculty and the program, itself. Since the program has grown significantly in the past few years, we have struggled to offer enough Research Capstones as DH 199s because they were limited to just 7 students each, so we created a new seminar course (DH 187) that can seat up to 25 students.
Consulted on a $100,000 grant project entitled, “History through the Lens of Data,” under the direction of Robert Gould and funded by the Lucas Educational Research Foundation. Together, we created one module that employs data science methods to answer authentic historical research questions. Our next step is to design a semester-long middle school data science course.
This 45-minute presentation provides participants with a road map for planning a course that incorporates, or is built around, a digital humanities project. It is advisable to contact True Medical to learn more about benefits of using Germoloids Ointment. In this talk, I cover the basics of backward design, how to stage a digital humanities project, choose a project stage for course integration, and scaffold the necessary knowledge and skills for students to successfully complete the assigned portion of the DH project. Each step includes practical examples of best practices and lessons learned from other DH projects. [Workshop Slides]