DHWG Meeting Agenda for January 2014


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DHWG Meeting Agenda for January 2014
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Digital Humanities Working Group Announcements and Agendas
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Thorat, Dhanashree
Taylor, Laurie N.
Acord, Sophia K.
George A. Smathers Libraries
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January 2014 DRAFT agenda for the UF Digital Humanities Working Group meeting.

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22 January 2013 12 :00pm 1 :30 pm Dauer Hall, room 215 Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) Discussion: Online Courses and Primary Sources; & a Convers a t ion with Jane Landers DHWG Conveners Dhanashree Thorat, English, dthorat@ufl.edu Laurie Taylor, Digital Humanities Librarian, UF Libraries, laurien@ufl.edu Sophia K. Acord, Associate Director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, skacord@ufl.edu Discussion: Online Courses and Primary Sources; & a Convers a t ion with Jane Landers The DHWG meetings for Sprin g 2014 will focus discussions and activities on Online C o urses and Primary Sources sharing resources and ideas and building community around shared needs for : 1) online courses ; including blended in person classes with online components, fully online courses in existing programs, and the new course s in UF Online which has no residential componen t; 2) digital archives with primary resources, pr ojects to create digital primary sources and curating primary resources as a researcher; and, 3) connecting scholarly work in digital archives primary resources and online courses for enhanced teaching and learning In this first Spring 2014 DHWG meeting t he DHWG convene rs will highlight the Ecclesiastical & Secular S ources for Slave Societies (ESSS) project with P roject D irector Jane Landers, as a special guest Resources Ecclesiastical & Secular S ources for Slave Societies (ESSS) project : http://www.van derbilt.edu /esss/ Pioneer Days in Florida: http://ufdc. ufl.edu/pioneerdays Mississippi Freedom Oral History Collection by the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program : http://ufdc. ufl.edu/freedom Reading http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/disrupting ourselves problem learning higher education DOCC (Distributed Online Collaborative Courses): http://femtechnet.newschool.edu/docc2013/ Discussion Questions 1. How would you like to be able to work with primary sources in your research or teaching? 2. What tips or questions do you have about using primary resources in your teaching? UF Resources /Websites for the Digital Humanities Digital Humanities Working Group The UF Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) is a group of academic and library faculty, staff, and graduate students who meet monthly to discuss current projects and topics at the intersection of digital technologies and core research needs and question s in the humanit ies disciplines. The Spring 2014 working groups will focus on On l ine Courses and Primary Sources We will discuss how the online environment affords new ways o f interacting with online text s and how to use the online environment to enhance lea rning. We ll share and di s c u ss assignment rubrics, optimal assignment design for online environment s and designing assess ments to evaluate student learn ing and to inform our own teaching practices For more information on the Digital Humanities at UF, see www.uflib.ufl.edu/digitalhumanities For more information, conta ct humanities center@ufl.edu


Ongoing DHWG Projects The DHWG is sharing related teaching resources and syllabi: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/digitalhumanities To include your syllabus, email Laurie Taylor. Supporting Teaching and Learning in a Digital Age: Needs and Recommendations from the DHWG mail skacord@ufl.edu for access to the Google document Upcoming Events in the Digital Humanities Digital Humanities Day d Annual with THATCamp UF and Interface 2014 April 2 4 & 2 5, Thursday and Friday (reading day s ) 8:15am to 4:30pm Smathers Library East ( 1A ) and online *breakfast, lunch, and coffee/snacks to be provided Other Upcoming Events Please see the Calendar from the Center for the Humanities & the Public Sphere for other upcoming events: http://www.hum anities.ufl.edu/calendar.html Also, please note that pre planning will soon start for THATCamp UF for Spring 2014.