Hands-on project-based approach to imaging, new media, text, databases, metadata and accessibility, rights management, and other issues central to contemporary humanities research. Offered: jointly with HUM 411.
Students will be able to organize, plan, and execute a program of humanities reserach using computer tools. Students will come away with a broad understanding of the use of computer technologies in a wide range of humanities disciplines including text, imaging, new media, databases, and other technologies.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
The course will incorporate both lectures and laboratory work sessions.
Students should have an interest in and general willingness to explore digital technologies in support of their research project.
Class assignments and grading
Students will have individual assignments based on their chosen project.
o Students will present weekly project updates. o Students will give a final project presentation in week 8. o Students will prepare and submit in week 9 a final project deliverable which will consist of a CD/DVD. o Student projects will receive weekly progress evaluations.