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Explaining DH in Promotion Documents

Two years ago, my university awarded me tenure but not promotion for various reasons that had to do with internal politics and whatnot. Suffice to say, I got tenure. All good. When Fall 2011 rolled...
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The value and limits of online research–a quickie case study

The value and limits of online research–a quickie case study | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
From John Hennessy: As any of you who have the historical hound dog’s desire to hunt know, the world of online research is expanding before our eyes. It’s an exciting time in some ways,...
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Future Proof – Protecting our digital future » We need to stop being so unconcerned with our digital history and respect the information that is moving to social media

Future Proof – Protecting our digital future » We need to stop being so unconcerned with our digital history and respect the information that is moving to social media | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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The Fuzzy Humanities

It seems that as of late the Digital Humanities has been ruffling some feathers. It’s not so much anything that any digital humanists have done, but rather the term has become perhaps too current, and as such has come to grate on the nerves.
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Pop Culture Has Turned Against the Liberal Arts

Pop Culture Has Turned Against the Liberal Arts | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Remember when action heroes could be archaeology professors?
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Universities are failing at teaching social media - Fortune Tech

Universities are failing at teaching social media - Fortune Tech | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Social networking may have been born in a dorm room.  But when it comes to equipping students with the social media skills demanded by today’s jobs, colleges are failing miserably.
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Einstein's Brain Goes Digital With iPad App | Wired Science | Wired.com

Einstein's Brain Goes Digital With iPad App | Wired Science | Wired.com | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
For a man who never actually donated his brain to science, Albert Einstein's grey matter sure does get around a lot. An iPad app now offers the most detailed public view of his brain to date.
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What Does Digital Humanities Bring to the Table? « Issues in Digital History

What Does Digital Humanities Bring to the Table? « Issues in Digital History | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Impact of Social Sciences

Available now: a guide to using Twitter in university research, teaching, and impact activities | Impact of Social Sciences | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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Major new project on Accessibility and the Digital Humanities: BrailleSC » THATCamp Accessibility 2012

Major new project on Accessibility and the Digital Humanities: BrailleSC » THATCamp Accessibility 2012 | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Twitter

Everything You Need to Know About the New Twitter | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
A rundown of today's Twitter redesign news.
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digital digs: twitter, academics, and the public

digital digs: twitter, academics, and the public | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Kathleen Fitzpatrick as a good blog post offering advice to junior faculty about using blogs, twitter, and related social media. I think the advice is very sound. And yet it also raises some questions I'd like to address.
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How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education | TechCrunch

How Technology Is Empowering Teachers, Minting Millionaires, And Improving Education   | TechCrunch | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Thanks to the rise of in-classroom technology, the focus in education tends to be on student engagement and how to improve learning. It becomes easy to forget the importance of great teachers.
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Digital Humanities Made Me a Better Pedagogue: a Crowdsourced Article | Digital Pedagogy | HYBRID PEDAGOGY

Digital Humanities Made Me a Better Pedagogue: a Crowdsourced Article | Digital Pedagogy | HYBRID PEDAGOGY | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Hybrid Pedagogy is an academic and networked journal of teaching and technology that combines the strands of critical and digital pedagogy to arrive at the best social and civil uses of technology and digital media in education.
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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called "Why Kids Can't Search".
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History in the Digital Age (Hardback) - Routledge

History in the Digital Age (Hardback) - Routledge | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
The digital age is affecting all aspects of historical study, but much of the existing literature about history in the digital age can be alienating to the traditional historian who does not necessarily value or wish to embrace digital resources.
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How An Amsterdam School Uses Facebook Timeline In History Classes

How An Amsterdam School Uses Facebook Timeline In History Classes | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
A high school class in Amsterdam has started using it for educational purposes and you can check out the hard work they've done!
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The Race to Preserve History as It Happens Online

The Race to Preserve History as It Happens Online | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Webpages from six historical events over the last three years have disappeared faster than they could be archived.
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How everyone gets to claim they do DH.

How everyone gets to claim they do DH. | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
When I saw the meme to the right come across my facebook newsfeed — and then get widely shared! — I realized that the field of digital humanities is confronting a PR crisis. In literary studies, a ...
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Evaluating Scholarly Digital Outputs: The 6 Layers Approach

The topic of appropriate standards for the evaluation of scholarly digital outputs has come up in conversation at my institution (the University of Canterbury, New Zealand) recently and I’ve realis...
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