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getting into the digital humanities at the FSU Digital Studio


  • Digital Humani,es and the Digital Studio

    Stephen J McElroy Florida State University

  • What is the Digital Humani,es?


    Kathleen Fitzpatrick: a nexus of elds within which scholars use compu,ng technologies to inves,gate the kinds of ques,ons that are tradi,onal to the humani,es, or, as is more true of my own work, who ask tradi,onal kinds of humani,es-oriented ques,ons about compu,ng technologies

  • What is the Digital Studio?


    a learning facility where both students and faculty can work on and receive tutoring assistance in composing digital and mul,media assignments and/or projects

  • Four Ways to Get Digital (Studiod)

    Composing Research/Learning Pedagogy Building/Networking

  • Composing

    Mul,modal accompaniment/support Charts/tables/gures/etc.

    Remedia,ng (print/screen/web) Publishing for dierent audiences in dierent spaces

    Blogging/ePor\olios/Social Networking Hub of professionalism

  • Research/Learning

    U,lize electronic/digital resources E.g. Library Databases, electronic archives

    Discover new tools/pla\orms Following latest trends

    Learn to use new tools/pla\orms In support of current work To do new work

    Pay a?en,on

  • Pedagogy

    Use the DS tutors Traveling Tutor program Talk about new approaches

    Use the Studio space Bring your class to the Studio

    Re-imagine assignments Genres Pla\orms Open-endedness

    Re-imagine courses Become a DS tutor

  • Building/Networking

    Work collabora,vely With fellow grad students With faculty With department sta Have collabora,ve space

    Connect with scholars in the eld* Social networking, online journals, etc.

    Put tools/skills to work in crea,ve ways For yourself and for your team

  • h?p://wr.english.fsu.edu/Digital-Studio/About-Us