August 31, 2012 § Leave a comment
Originally posted on August 31, 2012 at 04:13PM at Techne, http://blogs.nitle.org/2012/08/31/building-capacity-in-dh-introductions-institutes/
This installment of NITLE’s series on Building Capacity in Digital Humanities within the NITLE Network, focuses on two types of training opportunities for liberal arts faculty and staff.
Digital methodologies and new media are transforming humanities teaching and scholarship, but current humanities faculty and professional staff face challenges in learning and applying these new approaches, collectively termed the “digital humanities” or DH for short. Newcomers can find a variety of professional development opportunities, including online seminars,unconferences with associated brief workshops, workshops at professional conferences, and 1-2 week institutes. When I surveyed existing training opportunities, I found two main types to be common—introductions and institutes. « Read the rest of this entry »