ThatCamp activity on Designing Digital Ethics
– who is doing this work? (make a list) AltMedia, CSOV, FemTechNet, FemBot & …?
– collaborating across organizations?
– digital research ethics sheet for syllabi / training sessions for faculty, journalists, etc.
(i have to leave just before noon to catch a bus in DC, but i would love to talk about this in the morning, but if we don’t choose to, I would love to connect with other folks interested – T.L. )
Undergraduate students get energised by the possibilities of the #transformDH kind of digital humanities, where critical race, gender, disability studies and hands-on digital practices come together. What kinds of opportunities might this work open up for them, inside and outside the academy? Let’s bring interested students, faculty, professionals, and cultural producers together to talk about scholarly, professional, artistic and activist pursuits.
#transformDH has gone from a idea to a hashtag to a collective to a conference, and from a self-styled “guerilla movement” to something with institutional support. Where should we go from here? Is #transformDH still needed, and what form should it take now if it is? Should we be working toward a regular #transformDH conference? A formal organization? Or continuing to resist formalization as much as is possible?
This will be a session for exchanging everyday technical questions and knowledge. Is there something you’ve been trying to figure out how to do – something you don’t think is big enough to propose a whole session about? Take advantage of the gathered knowledge at THATCamp and see if someone can help you.
Use the comments on this post to start asking questions. We can also post notes of questions, and volunteer to answer them, during THATCamp itself if this session takes place in the last slot on the schedule.
I’ve used screencasting to respond to my students’ work for the past 3 years, and I’d like to share my experience with other interested educators at all levels. Screencasting is useful for responding to projects in all sorts of mediums, from essays to websites to multimodal projects. Students also appreciate it for its multimodal approach and clarity (compared to written feedback). Interested participants should bring laptops equipped with internal microphones and be willing to sign up for free screencasting software (I’ve used both Jing and Screencast-o-matic).
For anyone who might be interested but isn’t here, I’m attaching the pdf instructions I give to my students about how to use Jing: How to Install and Use Jing for Screencasting
On October 2 and 3, 2015, the University of Maryland Women’s Studies Department will host a Transformative Digital Humanities Conference and THATCamp. The event is the second year of UMD’s Women’s Studies Technology Institute and co-sponsored by the Design | Cultures & Creativity Honors Program. A day of scheduled presentations and workshops, culminating with a keynote speech from Lisa Nakamura, will be followed by THATCamp TransformDH: a collaborative, impromptu unconference in which participants from all backgrounds and skill levels learn, create, and play around together in sessions proposed on the spot. For more information about the whole event, see transformdh.org/2015-conference-thatcamp/
This website is for THATCamp #transformDH, which will take place on October 3 2015. Registration is now open.
At the moment, everything on this site is general THATCamp information. As October 3 draws closer, we will be adding more information that’s specific to our event, so keep checking back. If you have questions, you can email moc.l1503330330iamg@1503330330hdmro1503330330fsnar1503330330t1503330330.
Read more about the THATCamp movement and browse other THATCamps at thatcamp.org.