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Notes on Show me Your Data

Version 1487 Saved October 10, 2013Authors: Jannelle Legg**** Please add and comment on the notes below *****  Led by Ben Brumfield and Jeff McClurken    – byproducts of scholarship – what happens, what prevents people from releasing it to the public?- contribute your own experiences Collabrative example: Jeff and Ben- beginning 2001, Jeff completed database of 1860, […]

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Digital Humanities and Online Education

Two discussions: DH and online education, which are separate when they should be integrated. Do we need to redefine DH in light of the new public interest in Online Education. Why have discussions about Online Ed. not often included many voices from the DH community. The opposition to MOOCs within the DH community has soured […]

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Notes on Sustaining & Altering THATCamp

How do we put together this council?  Formation of about 6 people to manage THATcamp after Amanda leaves? What would the duties be?  How do we elect or appoint members of the board? Support for organizers typically handled by Amanda.   Website has the ability to use forums—one duty of council might be to moderate the […]

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Notes on Models of Sustainability and Selection

Scrum: Project management philosophy and technique Grant review processes suck: lots of reading (overwhelms memory) long learning curve (criteria, goals, outcomes) arbitrary standards (fatigue, playing favorites, success depends on accidents and luck) Little long-term feedback (what worked? What if grant reviews were… fun interactive iterative orchestrated to be in harmony w/ out psychological & cognitive […]

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Participatory DH / Crowdsourcing / Public DH

Welcome to the second session, please feel free to comment below Let's change the conversation about "us" and "them" in DH acceptance. Too often, the talk centers on transforming the conversation to make DH seem more welcoming to outsiders. Instead, we should focus on doing things that include a wider participatory audience.  Crowdsourcing does not […]

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