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DH 502. Introduction to Digital Humanities

Credits: 3
Department: History
Description: Issues and problems in design, structure, and platform for born-digital documents, as well as remediating, digitizing, encoding (including metadata), annotating, editing, and curating historical documents to build artifacts, exhibits, and archival resources for the public.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate learning from earlier degrees with the new practices of the Digital Humanities.
2. Analyze major philosophical, ethical, legal, and aesthetic questions associated with the creation and remediation of digital texts.
3. Explore implications of the democratization of information and data.
4. Analyze disciplinary practices and improve close reading practices.
5. Analyzing and applying appropriate techniques in the art of electronic distance reading.
6. Engage with texts using the practices of close reading.
7. Interpret and analyze texts and construct context.
8. Contribute to the success of a collaborative effort.

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