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DH 505. Digital Humanities Servers

Credits: 3
Department: History
Description: Overview of server side capacity, possibilities, and issues for Digital Humanities projects.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: This course is a project-based course: every time the course is taught, students will be working on different projects which will change the focus of the topics.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify needs and devise appropriate specifications for the server side of digital projects so they can be programmed.
2. Identify CGI graphics needed and devise specifications so they can be programmed.
3. Explore advantages and disadvantages of various web-based scripting languages for DH applications.
4. Design search parameters to be used ins cripting languages to ensure optimal pattern matching.
5. Supervise the creation of the content and interface for a documented DH project.
6. Explore current technical and research issues in this field.
7. Serve as project manager for a functioning server-side DH application.
8. Document and communicate technical information about server-side projects to potential team members with various levels of expertise and future employers.






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