As the Praxis Fellows wrapped up Ivanhoe, I turned my attention to the Praxis Network. The Praxis Network, which showcases eight like-minded, but differently enacted programs all exploring new ways of teaching humanities students, began with the goals of creating an easy way to compare a variety of programs and to provide a model for others.…. More.
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with 9 new graduate fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year! Joining an illustrious community of past recipients of Scholars’ Lab Fellowships, the new cohort hail from 5 disciplines in the humanities and social sciences at the University of Virginia. James Ambuske, Jennifer Foy , and Emily Senefeld join us as…. More.
Like Sarah, Brandon and Gwen, I also drove over Afton Mountain to teach at Washington & Lee a couple of weeks ago. As I played peek-a-boo with the trucks on I-64 on that rainy, foggy morning I must admit I gained a bit more respect for Wayne Graham’s daily commute – but that is a…. More.
This post developed out of a response to Claire Maiers’s comment on Brandon’s post from last week about our co-teaching venture at Washington and Lee University. She asked us to go into a little more detail about how co-teaching actually worked for us: how we planned class time and decided who would lead what and…. More.
Cross-posted at my personal website. Last week Sarah and I drove to Washington and Lee University as part of a new collaboration enabled by a grant from the Associated Colleges of the South. As part of the endeavor, Scholars’ Lab fellows are guest teaching pieces of an Introduction to Digital Humanities course. Our task, in particular, was to co-teach…. More.
“Go, litel boke, go, litel myn tragedye,” cries Chaucer at the close of his Troilus and Criseyde. As he hands his book off to the vicissitudes of manuscript production—memorably evoked in his poem to Adam Scriveyn—the persistent fear that scribes may “miswrite the” or “mysmetre” the work troubles the poet’s mind. Iteration is a problem.…. More.
The Scholars’ Lab Praxis Fellows are thrilled to announce the beta release of the Ivanhoe Game! Ivanhoe is a collaborative role-playing game in which players make critical interventions in a text, cultural object, or topic to help them learn. Ivanhoe is about connecting ideas, crafting new interpretations, and inspiring creative scholarship. The Ivanhoe Game is…. More.
Yesterday we celebrated the Day of DH by preparing for internal testing of the Ivanhoe Game WP Theme. The entire team is now scurrying to make some finishing touches to the theme, info site, and documentation before our testers begin their games. Development has been working to stabilize roles and the role journal features, and…. More.
In preparation for our launch, Stephanie and I spent some time documenting Ivanhoe to help users navigate our site. For inspiration we visited Neatline’s website because we felt that their documentation process was spectacular! Doing this was much more difficult than anticipated because I was trying to see the game from a person who had never…. More.
Yesterday morning, I arrived at the Lab early, grabbed a cup of coffee, and began to work on a series of slides for an upcoming data management for humanities and social science graduate students workshop. As I worked, the Lab slowly, then more quickly, filled with my incredible colleagues, students, and one very adorable baby.…. More.
- Digital Humanities
- Experimental Humanities
- Geospatial and Temporal
- Grad Student Research
- Research and Development
- Visualization and Data Mining
- Announcing the #Codespeak Kit!
- A (Digital) Declaration of Independence
- Learning Ruby: Opening Moves
- Check Out Copyipsum
- Come Work With Us in Our New Makerspace
- Welcoming our new Scholars’ Lab Fellows!
- One Teach, One Drift
- On co-teaching and gratitude
- Washington and Lee Trip
- Welcoming Ammon Shepherd and Scott Bailey