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Digital Humanities/Digital Pedagogies: A NW5C Workshop: Detailed Schedule

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Collins Library
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

8:30 - 9:30:    Arrival and breakfast (Library 020)

Come to Collins Library, receive your name tag and workshop schedule, and then help yourself to breakfast!

9:30 - 9:45:  Welcome (Library 020)

9:45 - 11:00:  Pedagogy and Tools: Lightning Talks (Library 020)

Productivity Gamification using Habitica RPG (Julio Appling, Lewis and Clark)
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Tracing changes through digital editions: Darwin's Origin of Species (Amy Blau, Whitman)

Timetoast and the Scholarly Conversation (Katy Curtis, University of Puget Sound)

Hacking the Archives: Critical Thinking Outcomes when Digital Tools Meet the Historical Record (Amber D'Ambrosio, Willamette)

Utilizing Wordpress for Student Digital Projects (Craig Milberg, Willamette)

Brainstorming & Mind-mapping with Coggle (Lauren Nicandri and Kaity Fain, University of Puget Sound)

11:00-11:15:  Break

11:15 - 12:15 Designing Effective and Meaningful Learning Opportunities (Library 020)

Professor Katherine Smith (History, University of Puget Sound) and Professor Alison Tracy Hale (English and Honors, University of Puget Sound) will briefly present on the ways that they incorporated digital tools and assignments into their courses.  Librarian Peggy Burge (University of Puget Sound) will also present some in-class assignments that help students prepare for digital mapping work.  After these presentations, we collectively will discuss best practices in digital pedagogy at SLACs and explore ways that faculty, librarians, and educational technologists at the NW5C campuses might further collaborate and support student learning.

12:15 - 1:45:  Lunch, conversation, collaboration (East Reading Room)

1:45 to 3:00: Hands-on workshop (choose one)

1) Using Scalar for Digital Writing, Publishing and Exhibits (Peggy Burge, Library 118)

Scalar 2.0 is a powerful platform for born-digital work.  This workshop provides hands-on exploration of some of Scalar's features, including nonlinear navigation, splash pages, annotation tools, and multimedia integration.  Along the way, participants will learn about ways to incorporate the use of Scalar into course learning objectives. Library 118 is equipped with 15 desktop PCs; participants are welcome to bring their own laptops, if desired.

2) Engaging the Classroom: Interactive Lecture (Lauren Nicandri and Kaity Fain, Library 020)
Allow students to participate in and stay engaged with class lectures using a variety of interactive digital tools and resources! This workshop focuses on different options for engaging students that fit with your pedagogy, as well as best practices of presentation design.  To fully participate, users will need a laptop/tablet, and a Gmail account.  Having a Gmail account and laptop/tablet is optional, however, if you would like to interact with the presentation, the account and computer are encouraged.

3:00 - 3:30:  Debriefs, Future Plans, and Afternoon Snacks (East Reading Room)