Seeing the Trees in the Forest

"Seeing the Trees in the Forest: Teaching Literature With Data Visualization Techniques." Journal of the Liberal Arts & Sciences (2008). Abstract: While recent scholarship examined the use of hypertext and other technologies for the teaching of writing, it has rarely taken up the study of conventional linear textual modes—the kind of literature still most frequently …

Hacking the Academy

Announcing Hacking the Academy, The Edited Volume: Table of Contents One year after our call for participation at THATCamp 2010, we are pleased to announce the table of contents of Hacking the Academy, The Edited Volume. The contributions listed below will appear both online at a new open access website being developed by MPublishing and …

The Clarissa Project

Just had a very interesting conversation with Martha about a project idea that has languished for a year or so, but which I definitely want to pursue with her now--The Clarissa Project, a Pepys' Diary-like concatenated distribution of Richardson's behemoth, that can be used in the classroom on multiple occasions. Maybe a WordPress version, each …

Archives, Encoding, and Students, Oh My! | THATCamp CHNM 2011

May 19, 2011 by thowe Teacher-scholars unite! I’ve been testing some possible applications of Omeka archives and Zotero as collaborative tools organizing the development of literary research methodologies classes, and I’d like to take the wonderful opportunity of THATcamp to begin developing the structure and content of project I see as The Next Step. I’d …

On Writing, Making and Mining: Digital History Class Projects : Trevor Owens

On Writing, Making and Mining: Digital History Class Projects Posted by tjowens on Thursday, June 2, 2011 · Comments (0) This is the forth post in a multi-post series reflecting on the digital history course I taught last semester at American University. For more on this you can read initial post about the course, the …

Collaborative Research Tools in the Methodologies Course

ASECS 2010 San Antonio, TX Web 2.0 Roundtable Proposal: Over the past few years, I've been experimenting in the classroom with a variety of web 2.0 technologies: IBM's ManyEyes, wikis, blogs, and, most recently, Omeka archives and Zotero groups. Some technologies I use to produce single-authored lecture and discussion tools, like ManyEyes, and others, I …