Course Schedule

Note: The usual weekly schedule for this course is as follows:

Friday night before: unit and weekly introductory videos published. Any other weekly material marked TBA posted. View intro videos before you do the readings.

Tuesday: Discussion leaders post discussion posts about the readings on the student blog

Thursday: Everyone else posts responses on the student blog

Friday: Dr. S. will post a summary video most weeks. On the Fridays at the end of a unit “Labs and Building Blocks” assignments are due.

All students should do the assignments listed, except for anything under an “Additional Assignments” bullet point. “Additional Assignments” are optional for undergraduates and required for graduate students.

You can do any of the work for this class before the due dates as long as all the links are posted and you’ve done the prep work.

Assignments may change or shift depending on class needs. Check back here each week for the most up-to-date schedule.

Extra note: I still need to add milestone assignments for the project. Those will be added soon have been added as of 8/31!


Unit A: What is Cultural Heritage Data?

Week 1 8/23-28

Note: this week diverges from the weekly schedule, since everything is new, and you’re just getting started.

Introductory Video(s)

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Week’s Assignments: Getting to know each other

Weekly Summary Video

TBA

Week 2 8/30-9/3

Introductory Video(s)

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

  • EDITED to add: Additional Recommended Assignments (required for grads)

Discussion

Labs & Building Blocks Due Friday 11:59 pm Central Time

One assignment, two parts:

  1. Register your own domain on OUCreate
  2. Set up your skeleton website on OUCreate

Summary Video

  • TBA



Unit B: New Digital Worlds

Week 3 9/6-9/10

Introductory Videos

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Labs & Projects

  • Final Project milestone: Consults about project topics begin; sign up here
  • Get started on this unit’s Labs and Building Blocks due at the end of the unit

Summary Video

TBA


Week 4 9/13-9/17

Introductory Videos

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

  • Risam, chapters 3 and 5 undergrads skip pp. 116-122
  • Additional Readings (optional for undergrads, required for grads)
    • pp. 116-122 Risam
  • Websites
    • Visit Around DH in 80 Days and visit 3 or 4 projects in different parts of the world; reference them in your discussion responses if at all possible
    • Swift-Speare algorithmic predictive text poetry

Discussion

Summary Video

TBA

Labs & Projects




Unit C: Cultural Heritage Preservation in Black Digital Humanities

Week 5 9/20-24

Introductory Videos

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Week 6 9/27-10/1

Intro Video(s)

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Week 7 10/4-10/8

Introductory Videos

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Unit Lab/Building Block Due **THURSDAY** 11:59 pm




Midterm Assignments

Week 8 10/11-15

Personal Website/blog Assignment

Project proposals due

  • check the grading guidelines to see if you want/need to do a project



Unit D: Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Digitization

Week 9 10/18-22

Introductory Video

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

  • Defining Indigeneity Video

Discussion

FRIDAY: revisions to Incomplete Unit posts and to website design submitted by today do not require Token exchanges and if you still need to make more revisions after this one you have plenty of time for that before the end of the semester. Unit A/B/C post revisions and website design revisions can be submitted up til the end of the semester, but you may not be able to get feedback and revise multiple times by the time the semester ends.

Week 10 10/25-29

Introductory Video

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion




Unit E: Antiquities and 3D Cultural Heritage

Week 11 11/1-5

Introductory Video

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Week 12 11/8-12

Introductory Video

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Unit Lab/Building Block on 3D Modeling Due Friday 11:59 pm

Unit E Summary Video




Unit F: Social Engagement in the New Digital “Public Squares”

Week 13 11/15-19

Introductory Video(s)

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Lab/Building Block due in Week 15 but you can get started now!

Week 14 11/22-26 THANKSGIVING WEEK

Project status reports and consults with professor due this week

Grades

  • Please check your grades in Canvas. Do you have any incomplete assignments?
    • You can revise and resubmit for new evaluation any Incomplete assignments or you can start from scratch and write a new one. Exchange tokens to redo or revise/resubmit

Work on personal websites/blogs

  • Start work on your posts for Units D-F. The assignment is the same as for Units A-C, only this time on Units D-F.
    • Unsure what to do? Come see me in Zoom hours.
    • Unsure how many to write or what your grade is? Come see me in Zoom hours.

Week 15 11/29-12/3

Introductory Video(s)

Weekly Readings, Videos, and Websites

Discussion

Summary Video

  • TBA

Unit Lab/Building Block Due Friday 11:59 pm




Semester Wrap-Up

Week 16 12/6-10 FINAL EXAM PREPARATION WEEK

Introductory Video(s)

Weekly Assignments

  • Projects due Tuesday
  • Work on Websites
  • Unit posts due Friday (extensions using the token system ok BUT if your post is turned in after Tuesday probably there is no chance for revisions, so make it worth it!)

Week 17: 12/13-17 FINAL EXAM WEEK

Introductory Video(s) TBA

Completion of Blog and Projects due this week

All coursework must be completed by Friday of exam week.

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