Category: Teaching

The work is the resistance

I am so pleased to affirm, support, and sign on to the following statement released yesterday by the University of the Pacific Academic Council (our faculty governing body or faculty senate): Dear Colleagues, We in […]

Embodied Pedagogy: Pilgrimage and Lego Temples

This past week in both the classes I’m teaching this semester, we played around with embodied pedagogy. In Religious Studies, this is no easy thing.  “Experiential learning” may be all the rage, but I’m not […]

Maps with CartoDB and Tableau

Our unit in Intro DH right now is on mapping.  In class we’ll be working on creating maps with Palladio.  We also had a preliminary introduction to data, tables, and maps by experimenting with Google […]

Digital pedagogy and student knowledge production

The past two weeks in my Introduction to Digital Humanities course, students have been using the open-source content management system Omeka to create online exhibits related to the early Christian text, the Martyrdom of Perpetua and […]

A Martyr Is a Witness

Sinclair, Stéfan and Geoffrey Rockwell. “Voyant Tools: Reveal Your Texts.” Voyant. 31 Aug. 2015 <http://voyant-tools.org/> In my Introduction to Digital Humanities course, my students are conducting very basic text analysis using Voyant and AntConc.  One […]

Day of Digital Humanities 2013

I’m blogging about Day of Digital Humanities over at the DayofDH site.  DigiWriMo is long over, but Day of DH is in the same spirit, so I’m tacking this on to my DigiWriMo feed.  Lots […]

Digital Grantwriting in Week 1 of DigiWriMo

Since I’m starting a new, big digital project (Coptic SCRIPtorIuM), I spend a fair amount of time scaring up resources.  The first week of November saw one internal funding proposal at Pacific for seed money (fingers […]

DigiWriMo Week 1: HTML/CSS coding

Every MWF I update my course websites.  For Greek, I post the assignments, since each year, our schedule changes with the class.  Each class has its own pace.  Each year, the students are challenged by […]