Category Archives: Digital Literacy

Posts about teaching and learning digital skills and issues.

Building History Databases: What’s Overkill?

Hosted by: David M- PHD at George Mason Excel Pros: -Helpful for social media analysis Cons: -Information overload Google Sheets, Google Docs, etc. Pros: -Easy to share with a broader community -Able to receive feedback in real-time -Can access data … Continue reading

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Tool Sharing

How to approach DH? -Text analysis -Social network analysis -Geo-spatial mapping -Distance reading / content analysis -Visual/sound analysis -Visualization Resources Dirt Directory (dirtdirectory.org) -comprehensive website/registry listing resources to help you conduct research -can be categorized by your approach (text analysis, … Continue reading

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The Value of Federal Support for DH with Diane Cline

Transcribed by: Rachel Cousins Happy hours for writing letters “write to your happy hour” NEH.gov website resources Breakdown of federal funding by state Information of the history of the endowment The NEH was at its peak under Nixon’s administration The … Continue reading

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Teaching Technological and Information Literacy- 11:30AM Session, Funger 220

Notes: -Best way to find sources- is the source credible? How to verify digital sources -Marketing skills for the job market in information literacy -Teaching skills to students: biggest issue- authority is contextual when it comes to sources -Sources validity … Continue reading

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