Published on February 6, 2014
Digital Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts! Models, Keywords, and Prototypes!
Slides and References! • http://rebeccafrostdavis.wordpress.com/! • Twitter: @frostdavis! • #digipedkit!
The Long Tail! Mass Industrializa.on MOOC Mass Customiza.on Amazon Small Liberal Arts Colleges Humani.es Projects Local
Online Learning as Delivery Method! 100% MOOC Massive Open Online Course “Going the Distance: Online Educa.on in the United States” (2011), p. 7.
MLA 2012: A project is born! Jentery Sayers MaP Gold Kathy Harris Rebecca Davis
No! • • • • • Reﬂective Essays about teaching! Organized by discipline! Remediation of digital into print! Static! Isolated !
Yes! • • • • • • • Born digital! Curation of Pedagogical artifacts! Multi- & Cross-disciplinary! Interactive living archive ! Networked ! Tagged! Open!
Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities:! ! ! A.! Models, Keywords, and Prototypes ! ! ! B.! Concepts, Models, and Experiments!
Keywords! • Raymond Williams, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society (1975 & 1983) ! • Deﬁning discourse! • Building discourse across domains! • Revealing tensions!
Digital Pedagogy Keywords! • What are your keywords? ! • List 5.! • Tweet them. #digipedkit!
Playing with Text Analysis! hPp://rebeccafrostdavis.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/reﬂec.ons-‐on-‐a-‐text-‐analysis-‐assignment/
Keywords! • • • • Play! Failure! Text Analysis! Visualization!
Undergraduate Research! • Student-faculty collaborative research! • Tasks in expertise range of students! • Meaningful contributions! ! Chris Blackwell & Tom Mar.n, “Technology, Collabora.on, and Undergraduate Research.” Digital Humani,es Quarterly 3, no. 1 (2009).
Keywords! • Collaboration! • Work! • Praxis! The Oﬃce Monkey by Flickr user Shaz Wildcat
Wheaton College Digital History Project! • Kathryn Tomasek, Associate Professor of History! • History methods course! • Transcribing & encoding archives! • Partners: archivist, technologist, librarian!
Day Book! Daily accounting of transactions that reﬂect the many business activities of Laban Morey Wheaton between 1828 and 1859! ! NEH DH Start-up grant: Encoding Financial Records for Historical Research !
Collaboration! • • • • • • Ability to work in a team! Collaborative learning! Participatory culture! Group project! Needed for liberal arts colleges! Characteristic of Digital Humanities!
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!
Google Doc for Collecting Data!
Process Checklist for Integrating Digital Humanities Projects into Courses! 1. Connecting Course and Project! 2. Scaffolding and Chunking! 3. Collaborative Teaching! 4. Logistics! ! http://rebeccafrostdavis.wordpress.com/ 2012/09/13/process-checklist-for-integratingdigital-humanities-projects-into-courses/ !
Teamwork VALUE Rubric! Teamwork is behaviors under the control of individual team members (effort they put into team tasks, their manner of interacting with others on team, and the quantity and quality of contributions they make to team discussions.)! ! http://www.aacu.org/value/rubrics/pdf/ teamwork.pdf !
Keywords! • • • • • GLAM! Public! Multimodal! Composition! Gender!
Public Digital Scholarship! Cura,on, Collabora,on, Praxis, Community, Race
Scaffolding Digital Scholarship! Using Digital Resources Contribu.ng to Digital Resources Producing Digital Resources
CITIZENS FOR A GLOBALLY NETWORKED WORLD!
Situating the Global Environment! • Lewis & Clark College! • https://sge.lclark.edu/ ! • Jim Proctor, “Situated Social Learning”! • Interdisciplinary environmental research! • Situated research! – Local focus on global issues!
Social learning! • • • • Document research process! Share research resources! Share references ! Aggregate projects on blog! – – – – Maps! Tags! Concept maps! Mashups!
Globally Networked High Impact Practices! • Common intellectual experience! – Reﬂecting on research! • • • • • • Learning communities online! Collaborative projects! Undergraduate research! Global learning! Community-based learning! Documenting learning experiences!
Prototype! • An early sample, model or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from! • Prototyping serves to provide speciﬁcations for a real, working system rather than a theoretical one.! • from πρῶτος (protos), "ﬁrst" and τύπος (typos), "impression"!
Digital Field Scholarship! • Davidson, Math Maps! • Lewis and Clark, Digital Field Scholarship Seminar! • Muhlenberg, Documentary Research Storymapping! • Reed College, Carbon ! Field Studies! Place-‐based, Collabora,on, Praxis, Community, Fieldwork, Mul,modal, Composi,on, Storytelling
One Vision of Digital Pedagogy! • • • • • • • • • Collaboration! Community! Composition! Curation! Failure! Fieldwork! Gender! GLAM! Multimodal! • • • • • • • • • Place-based! Play! Praxis! Public! Race! Storytelling ! Text Analysis! Visualization! Work!
What models inspire you? What are your keywords? What will your prototype be?!
Thank you! you.! St. Edward’s University!
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