Call for Proposals – Inaugural Digital Humanities Faculty Seminar

This coming term, UNE will offer the first of three semester-long digital humanities faculty seminars to support the incorporation of digital pedagogies and student projects in Core courses.

Download the Call for Proposals (PDF) – Deadline for Proposals, October 15, 2013

Funded in part by a generous grant from the Davis Educational Foundation, “Digital Literacies and the Liberal Arts at UNE” will bring up to four faculty from humanities and social science disciplines together to explore possible uses of digital tools and pedagogies in a Core course of their choosing.

Faculty participating in the seminar will sample literature on digital pedagogies and projects in their fields and develop a relevant digital assignment for a targeted undergraduate Core course. Additionally, they will build a plan for assessing the impact of the project on student engagement and learning.

In a subsequent semester, faculty will offer the revised course, assess the digital project’s contributions to learning, and share their work with the campus community via a report and panel discussion. Projects that emerge from the work of the seminar will also be featured on the Digital Humanities at UNE website.

Seminar participants will receive a three-credit course release in the Spring term and will be eligible for travel support to present their work in the seminar (and in their chosen Core course) at a regional or national conference.

Faculty interested in the seminar should submit a complete proposal by October 15, 2013. Participants will be notified of their acceptance by November 1, 2013.


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