Hybrid Teaching: Tips, Tricks, and (Productive) Fails

This session will focus on hybrid teaching methods adaptable to various subjects and fields. Participants will be introduced to new (and DIY) tools and practices for collaborative learning, mind-mapping, visualizations, and other low/no-budget platforms. The demonstration and talk will be followed by a showcase of student projects and other virtual classroom activities.

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Brooklyn College Covid-19 Archive@ A Journal of the Plague Year

This digital archive has collected stories and experiences from the Brooklyn College community related to the Covid-19 pandemic. The archive resides within the larger, omnibus archive, A Journal of the Plague Year. This demonstration will review the principles that guided the project, the submission process and explore possible digital humanities projects based upon the archive [...]

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Using R and Shiny for Visualizing Humanities Spatial Data

This course will focus on using the programming language R as a way of visualizing spatial data. It will use four humanities datasets (pre-modern and modern, from Europe and the Middle East) and the code required to carry out the visualization. We will discuss how participants might match different kinds of spatial datasets for different [...]

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Network Analysis for the Humanities

The world is full of networks and different topics of study in the humanities can make up networks: people, texts, ideas, etc. This workshop will introduce basics of network analysis for the humanist. We will learn how to design a network in order to answer research questions in the humanities, how to create and visualize [...]

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Multimedia Scholarship: Project-oriented and Alternative Forms of Academic Writing

This workshop will consist of: a) a showcase of a range of multimedia scholarship and classroom projects, from digital and interactive to analog, and b) an introduction to some DIY and easily accessible tools for digital modes of writing. RSVPs are encouraged to mention what types of projects/scholarship they are interested in so that the [...]

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Intermediate Carto

Know the basics of Carto and what to learn more? Join us for Intermediate Carto, which will cover advanced techniques for using Carto, such as implementing widgets to filter and manipulate your data and transforming your maps with built-in analysis features. Participants from Introduction to Carto as well as others who have a general knowledge [...]

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Intro to Networks

This workshop will introduce participants to designing a network study, including data collection, analysis, and visualization. After an overview of network studies in the humanities, students will get hands on experience using Gephi, a free and open source software for network analysis and visualization. Requirements: Attendees should bring a laptop with Gephi installed.

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