Engaging Undergraduates with Digital Scholarship Projects

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In the 21st century we face complex problems that cross disciplines and require collaborative approaches. Digital tools and information networks make it feasible to design project-based learning experiences that engage students by integrating them into the research process. This presentation will provide examples of how such projects, when integrated into courses, help students develop skills to work collaboratively, apply appropriate tools, and learn flexible problem-solving skills.


1. Engaging Undergraduates withDigital Scholarship Projects!http://rebeccafrostdavis.wordpress.com/!@frostdavis #chatdh!DigitalHumani,esinPrac,ceWednesday,October22,2014 2. Why DH?!32ins,tu,ons,50individualresponses 3. Digital in Higher Ed! 4. AAC&U! Leading national associationconcerned with the quality, vitality, andpublic standing of undergraduateliberal education. ! Committed to extending theadvantages of a liberal education to allstudents, regardless of academicspecialization or intended career.! http://www.temple.edu/bulletin/Academic_programs/general_education/index.shtm !! 5. General Education Maps andMarkers (GEMs)! http://www.aacu.org/gems! Digital Working Group includes! Randall Bass, Associate Provost for UndergraduateEducation, Georgetown University! Jos Antonio Bowen, President, Goucher College! Diana Oblinger, President and CEO, EDUCAUSE! Candace Thille, Founding Director of the OpenLearning Initiative, Assistant Professor of Education,Graduate School of Education, and Senior ResearchFellow, Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning,Stanford University! 6. hBp://www.thirdway.org/publica,ons/714 7. LearningEcosystem 8. Learning Tools! Open Learning Initiative (OLI)! Carnegie Mellon! Computer-based, interactivetutorials and quizzes! Customized, adaptive learning! Instant feedback! Designed with learning science! Continuous improvement basedon user data!! 9. Digitally-InformedGeneral Education! Digitally-augmented problem solvingrepeatedly. ! Practice building learning networks & learning inthe ecosystem! Human-computer synergy for lifelong learning.!! 10. Scaffolded Curriculum!UsingDigitalTools&ResourcesContribu,ngtoDigitalTools&ResourcesProducingDigitalTools&Resources 11. Playing with Text Analysis!hBp://rebeccafrostdavis.wordpress.com/2013/11/12/reflec,ons-on-a-text-analysis-assignment/ 12. Genera,veScholarshiphBp://dsl.richmond.edu/emancipa,on/ 13. Citizen Science! iNaturalist app: http://www.inaturalist.org/ ! 14. Wild Basin Biodiversity! 15. Undergrad Sourcing! 16. La,n323:TacitusBenefiel,Washington&Lee 17. Enduring Women! 18. Public Digital Scholarship!Cura2on,Collabora2on,Praxis,Community,Race 19. CourseOngoingFacultyProjectTeam-teachingIntercampusCollabora,onCommunityEngagement 20. Overcoming Barriers! Raising awareness of models! Connecting isolated practice into coherentcurriculum! Transforming faculty autonomy into collaboration! 21. Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities:Concepts Models & Experiments !MaBGoldKathyHarrisJenterySayersMLA2012RebeccaDavis#curateteaching 22. HighImpactPrac.ces(Kuh) First-YearSeminarsandExperiences CommonIntellectualExperience LearningCommuni,es Wri,ng-IntensiveCourses Collabora,veAssignmentsandProjects UndergraduateResearch Diversity/GlobalLearning ServiceLearning,Community-BasedLearning Internships CapstoneCoursesandProjects 23. Why We Fight! Openness! Collaboration! Collegiality and Connectedness! Diversity! Experimentation! Spiro, Lisa. This Is Why We Fight: Defining theValues of the Digital Humanities. In Debates inthe Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K.Gold. University of Minnesota Press, 2012.http://dhdebates.gc.cuny.edu/debates/part/2 ! 24. Thank you.you!!St. Edwards University!


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