Week_00: Establishing our workspaces, getting started.
- 16 JAN 2018
- Review the syllabus
- get set up with GitHub and Atom (via the student starter pack)
- get set up with GitHub Desktop
- 18 JAN 2018
Today we’ll practice the assignment workflow and make sure we’re all on the same page with the platforms we’re using. We’ll discuss the reading and we’ll get started with the website project.
For class today:
- Find and submit the assignment here.
- Before Class
- complete learn Markdown
- Read Chapter One from The DH Primer (in Moodle)
- Using Atom, and using markdown, draft a response: In a few sentences how might we characterize humanistic inquiry? Include the following information:
- A header with a brief description
- a subheader with your name
- using the same level of subheader, list your major
- using the same, list the due date
- make a horizontal line
- draft your response,
- and use bold and italics somewhere.
- Print these and bring electronic files.
Week_01: Defining humanistic inquiry
This week we’ll continue to locate the humanities in the “digital humanities,” we’ll look at example DH projects, and we will work on carving out our own space on the internet.
23 JAN 2018
We’ll discuss the reading talk about markup and text encoding.
25 JAN 2018
Primarily a workshop day. We’ll work on our websites and practice the GitHub workflow for editing the site.
Week_02: Defining DH Projects
We’ll look at more DH projects and develop a framework for thinking about their core components. We’ll also share the first parts of our website projects.
Week_03: DH Datasets
Continuing to think about “digital” “humanistic inquiry,” we will talk about what comprises a DH dataset, we’ll find some, and we’ll begin to explore what we can do with them.
Week_04: Text Analysis: 1
We’ll look at some DH Projects of your choosing
Week_05: Curating a Humanities Dataset
Week_06: Telling Robots What to Do: 1
Week_07: Critical Making in DH
Week_08: SPRING BREAK
Week_09: SPRING BREAK
Week_10: Telling Robots What to Do: 2
Week_11: Reading Machines
Week_12: Text Analysis: 2, Algorithmic Text Analysis with Topic Modeling
Week_13: Visualizing Humanities Data
Week_14: Text Analysis: 3, Algorithmic Text Analysis with Stylometry
Week_15: Save Your Work!
Course Archive: 2017
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