Digital Archiving Resources

Teaching Strategies

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Teaching Strategies

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Items in this collection pertain to the ways one can use digital archives to teach digital humanities or related subjects. Specific pedagogies associated with the creation, management, preservation of archive content are also collected here.

Items in the Teaching Strategies Collection

Three Gifts of Digital Archives
James Purdy’s 2011 article builds on Susan Wells’ 2002 chapter "Claiming the Archive for Rhetoric and Composition,” in which Purdy discusses the importance of Wells’ previous “gifts” while extending and redefining it to include three new…

Working in the Archives: Practical Research Methods for Rhetoric and Composition
This book serves as an anthology for the small, but growing body of research in archival practice in the field of rhetoric and composition. The anthology is divided into four broad categories: “general information for using archives,” which…

Googling the Archive: Digital Tools and the Practice of History
Solberg suggests that new digital environments have the “potential to reorient us—both physically and conceptually,” allowing new methods and possibilities for research, and new opportunities to socio-politically reposition the field of…

Archive 2.0: What Composition Students and Academic Libraries Can Gain from Digital-Collaborative Pedagogies
Participation in digital archives and collaborative digital environments, according to Vetter, can lead to increased student motivation, rhetorical awareness, and an increased awareness of library resources and the concepts of public information,…

Claiming the Archive for Rhetoric and Composition
Susan Wells’ "Claiming the Archive for Rhetoric and Composition" is broken into three sections where she outlines the “gifts” of “resistance,” “freedom,” and “possibility” that digital archiving technology affords composition and…

Hacking the Field: Teaching Digital Humanities with Off-the-Shelf Tools
This article is concerned with how access to free and open-source software—as well as tools that can be purchased, downloaded, and/or accessed directly online—enable classroom engagement with digital humanities scholarship. Detailing the…

Digital_Humanities
Burdick centers her book on what is digital humanities? Digital humanities is a vague term. As an emerging field, Burdick takes on the challenge in uncovering a more specific definition of what it is. But she also mentions how people use this field…

Teaching History in the Digital Age
Digital humanities is a new, emerging field and only recently has it started to take more notice of its application. T. Mills Kelly synthesizes the changes over time of digital history within the two decades. This book serves as a platform for people…

Transformation in Teaching: Social Media Strategies in Higher Education
This book tries to refocus the true purpose of social media and how it can be used to help further students’ education. The greatest issues educators face with social media is not privacy concerns rather motivating the students to participate in…

Educating Educators with Social Media
Have you ever been in collaboration and needed to get quick information sharing within your group, incorporating the social media as a tool? Wankel includes reports that discuss the importance technologies have been to educate educators on the use of…