Schedule

DPI Program (download)

Day 1
19 Aug 2015
Day 2
20 Aug 2015
Day 3
21 Aug 2015
8:30 - 9:20

Registration and Breakfast

Plenary

Earlier waves of innovation in digital technology – such as the rise of Web 2.0 – have changed our relationship to data. They have called into question traditional hierarchies of...
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Nora Young

Instructional, Informative, Interactive, and Integrative Learning: Digital Tools In Establishing Experiential Excellence

Cathy Truong, Ailsa Craigen, Amin Nikdel, Vincent Hui, Ryerson University This presentation will outline a series of digital tools that have been implemented within Ryerson University’s Department of Architectural Science. ...
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“Hot Ice and Wondrous Strange Snow”: Quantitative Analysis , Data Visualization, and Literary Studies?”

Peter Latka, University of Toronto One subject that requires attention in a Shakespeare course is the analysis of formal poetry. Toward this end, I design models that harness digital resources in...
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Drupal Workshop

Mona Elayyan  

The shift from teaching to learning: online assignments, assessments and capstone projects across the undergraduate spectrum to enhance student centred-learning and collaboration.

William Ju, Lily Huang, Justin Huang, Tamara Chau, UTSC Over the past few years that here has been a tremendous increase in the use of technology within the classroom as...
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Unexpected Illiteracies and Clunkiness: Imagining ‘Writing for the Web’ for English Majors

Anne Milne – Professor, UTSC Largely an anecdotal report and reflection on my recent experience (Winter 2015) with an assignment that required a group of third-year English students at UTSC...
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12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Partnering digital arts and humanities to teach abstract concepts in literary studies

Elzbieta Grodek, PhD, Jonathan Royce, MA, McMaster University Many concepts forged by French post-structuralist thinkers challenge traditional reading habits and common assumptions about the way in which words and concepts...
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Story Nations: Lessons Learned in a (Fairly) Digital Classroom

Kaleigh McLelland, MA Candidate – University of Toronto I will share key lessons learned in the teaching and management of a course taught by Dr. Pamela Klassen of the Department for...
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Story mapping

Kristen Lemay

Digital Pedagogy/Humanities and the Role of a Campus Center for Teaching Excellence

Lee Bessette, Faculty Instructional Consultant, Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching, University of Kentucky There have been numerous debates within Digital Humanities and our institutions around where DH should...
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Facilitating Better Collaborative Learning Capacity: Minimizing ELLs’ Language Barrier

Dr. Elaine Khoo, Centre for Teaching and Learning, and Dr. Sohee Kang, Professor, UTSC Digital technologies contribute to increasing opportunities for greater learner participation and collaboration in the higher education...
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14:40 - 15:10

Coffee Break

Digital Simulations of Professional Communication and Metacognitive Pedagogy

Robert Clapperton, Ryerson University Digital simulations of professional practice produce what Shaffer and Resnick (1999) termed “thickly authentic” learning.  Simulations align content and assessment with “real world” professional practice to...
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Islandora Workshop

Mona Elayyan

Engagement with community organizations in digital projects

Jodine Perkins, Indiana University Bloomington Abstract Partnering with community organizations on digital projects facilitates meaningful student learning and creates valuable outputs for the organization. My case study for this discussion...
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Plenary

Teaching Analytics After Snowden Understanding how data about us can be gathered, aggregated and analyzed has never been more important now that we are reading about large scale government surveillance....
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Geoffrey Rockwell
18:00 - 21:00

Opening Night Reception

8:30 - 9:20

Registration and Breakfast

Plenary

Stepping Away From the Podium: Lessons to be Learned in Teaching and Doing DH What do the digital humanities look like in the classroom? How does our experience as humanists...
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Diane Jakacki

Online and Blended Courses: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly

Robert Jay Glickman, Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto In the last fifty years, we in the Humanities have come a long way from producing word indexes and writing books like a...
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Effectively Managing Undergraduate Student Projects

David Hutchison, Director of the Centre for Digital Humanities in the Faculty of Humanities, Brock University An interactive session which focuses on the challenges of implementing collaborative projects in undergraduate courses....
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XML

Mona Elayyan  
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch

Chaucer in Italy, Boccaccio in Bedrooms: A Case Study in Digital Pedagogy

Alexandra Bolintineanu and Andrea Loren Giamou, University of Toronto Omeka is a digital platform that allows users to create collections of digital objects, to weave multimedia narratives around these objects,...
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A Practical Method to Create Engaging Online Courses

Maria Glass and Liz Romero, George Brown College It is already received knowledge that online education fosters accessibility and has the potential of increasing the learning experience of students who...
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An Introduction to Web Mapping Tools and API’s Workshop

Kim Pham – UTSC Library   Web maps are changing the way spatial information is understood. Their move away from the design of static maps using traditional geographic information systems...
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“Productive Failure” for Undergraduates

Emily Murphy, Queen’s University At the graduate level and up, the scholarly subject produced by current DH training understands her work to be one of the ‘making’ scholarly citizen, part of...
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There and Back Again: Negotiating Pedagogy for Students and Professors

Chelsea A.M. Gardner, Emma Hilliard, Katie Hurworth, Lisa Tweten, UBC As graduate students, we often find ourselves studying under a professor and teaching a room of undergraduates in the same day....
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Zotero

Mona Elayyan
14:40 - 15:00

Coffee Break

Building Purpose-Built Evidence-Based Educational Technologies: The Ever-Expanding Toolbox of the Advanced Learning Technologies Lab

Steve Joordens, Dwayne Pare, Tim Cheng, Rob Walker, Ainsley Lawson, Aakriti Kapoor, UTSC Some would argue that the primary role of any educator is to teach students the content of...
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Aiding Pedagogy: an examination (and call for feedback), of a digital project from a Digital Collections Librarian

Lauren Work, Virginia Commonwealth University (Skype) Instruction is not defined in my job description as Digital Collections Librarian with VCU Libraries; yet the core component of my duties involves the...
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VisualEyes

Mona Elayyan  

Plenary

“Coding, Humanism, Pedagogy.” This plenary will look at computer programming as a humanist practice, exploring how programming might allow us to regain some agency in our interactions with technology, both...
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Sam Popowich
8:30 - 9:00

Registration

Plenary

“Honoring Students’ Labor: Why We Wrote a Student Collaborators’ Bill of Rights” Digital pedagogy presents us with a lot of exciting possibilities for rethinking hierarchies, reimagining students’ capabilities, and reevaluating...
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Miriam Posner
10:30 - 10:45

Coffee Break

Roundtable: Flipping the Classroom

Michelle Schwartz, Leaning and Teaching Office, Moderator Paul Chafe, Arts/English, “Turn On, Tune In, Flip Out: My Experience Empowering and Engaging Millennial Students in “SSH 205: Academic Writing and Research” Through Online...
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Lunch – Digital Pedagogy and Scholarship at Ryerson

Nancy Walton, Director, E-Learning; Eric Kam, Director & Michelle Schwartz, Learning and Teaching Office Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Co-Director, Centre for Digital Humanities
14:45 - 15:00

Coffee Break

Workshop 1: Maker Spaces and Learning Environments (DME Lab)

Fangmin Wang, Ryerson University Library and Archives Namir Ahmed, DME Lab, Student Learning Centre