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My Five: Top digital humanities tools from Mitch Fraas

My Five: Top digital humanities tools from Mitch Fraas | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Please welcome Mitch Fraas: Bollinger Fellow for Library Innovation, Unique at Penn blogger, and ace digital humanities practitioner. Here are his five favorite DH tools to get it done:  1. Google ...
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How do you read? An analysis of survey responses.

A big question for me, as a designer of text analysis tools for the humanities is: how do the tools I’m building fit in? Sure, you can have fancy word trees and grammatical search histograms....
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Twitter fiction: 21 authors try their hand at 140-character novels

Twitter fiction: 21 authors try their hand at 140-character novels | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
We challenged well-known writers – from Ian Rankin and Helen Fielding to Jeffrey Archer and Jilly Cooper – to come up with a story of up to 140 characters.
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10 Important Questions To Ask Before Using iPads in Class

10 Important Questions To Ask Before Using iPads in Class | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Lenny Gonzales By Terry Heick When it comes to deciding how or whether to use iPads, schools typically focus on budget issues, apps, networking logi...
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Blogging vs Threaded Discussions in Online Courses | Connected Principals

Blogging vs Threaded Discussions in Online Courses | Connected Principals | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Proponents of social learning theory believe that learning is based upon an individual's overall environment. What one observes and experiences has a profo...
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What is history's role in society?

What is history's role in society? | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Any society that doesn't pay attention to history has dangerously shallow roots, says Sarah Dunant.
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Times Higher Education - You look foreign: bring your passport, it's what the UKBA would want

Times Higher Education - You look foreign: bring your passport, it's what the UKBA would want | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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nick blackbourn » Blog Archive » Text Mining in Diplomatic History: Nuclear War, Disarmament, and Detente

nick blackbourn » Blog Archive » Text Mining in Diplomatic History: Nuclear War, Disarmament, and Detente | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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How To Create A Humanities MOOC (Massive Online Open Course). A Workshop Offered by the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge...

This workshop is open to the public. Dierkes-Thrun will call upon her own experience integrating technology into instruction, joined by Duke Professors Cathy Davidson and David Bell, co-directors of Duke’s new PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge.
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Twitter Won the Presidential Debate

Twitter Won the Presidential Debate | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Last night's presidential debate was the most-tweeted about political event in U.S. history, proving once again that Twitter has become the indispensable tool for following current events.
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Why women fade into the background on Wikipedia

Why women fade into the background on Wikipedia | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
An edit-a-thon to correct the lack of entries for female scientists highlights a deeper problem with women and Wikipedia...
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Has Twitter Become Too Big for High-Quality Conversation?

Has Twitter Become Too Big for High-Quality Conversation? | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
Twitter may scale up better as a vehicle of information than as one of conversation.
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Essay calling for new skills to be added to liberal arts disciplines | Inside Higher Ed

Essay calling for new skills to be added to liberal arts disciplines | Inside Higher Ed | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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Resources for Teacher Educators and History/Social Studies Methods Classes | Teachinghistory.org

Resources for Teacher Educators and History/Social Studies Methods Classes | Teachinghistory.org | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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MATRIX: The Center for Humane, Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online » Blog Archive » Archaeology and the Digital Humanities: Why the Separation?

MATRIX: The Center for Humane, Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online » Blog Archive » Archaeology and the Digital Humanities: Why the Separation? | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
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The Impact of Social Media on the Dissemination of Research: Results of an Experiment

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Introduction to an Introduction…

Introduction to an Introduction… | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
One of the themes I revisit with some fondness on this blog and that has drawn me first to read and later to write for GradHacker, is productivity and the strategies brought to bear in the name of ...
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How Do We Measure What Really Counts In The Classroom?

How Do We Measure What Really Counts In The Classroom? | Digital  Humanities Tool Box | Scoop.it
The world is caught up in an Information Age revolution, where we are all evaluating products, restaurants, doctors, books, hotels, and everything else online, but education has not yet moved past the standardized assessment, which was invented in...
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