Timelines in the Classroom: Teaching Toolbox 2018

Do you have students work with timelines in class? Do you teach surveys, or long texts that have substantial narrative components unfolding over time? Have you used Northwestern University's Knight Lab's Timeline JS? I am developing an assignment that uses Timeline JS to recreate a novel with enriched digital resources. TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone …

Demo Timeline: Evelina

Have you used Timeline JS to recreate a novel with enriched digital resources? I am testing what this might look like in an epistolary context, using Frances Burney's Evelina. By sharing the google sheet on which the timeline is based, students could be assigned letters or chapters to add--some things I've discovered so far are that you …

@AustenSays twitter bot

I "made" my first bot, with @zachwhalen's google sheets script! @AustenSays — Tonya Howe (@howet) April 7, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js With the help of Zach Whalen's extraordinarily clear instructions, I set up my first twitter bot, @austensays, which tweets out a single sentence (provided it's 140 or fewer characters) from Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park. I was …

DH2015 Poster

For the curious and the interested and anyone else who happens upon it, my Digital Humanities 2015 poster in PDF and an at-a-glance PNG, below.

DH2015 Poster Proposal

Novels in Context: A TEI Database of Primary Resources for Teachers, Students, and Scholars DH 2015 | Poster Proposal Tonya Howe Marymount University thowe@marymount.edu | cerosia.org In this poster presentation, I hope to share the (evolving) product of a recent grant to create a free- and open-source database of curated, excerpted, annotated primary source materials …