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…it was remarkable to observe you finishing up on Google Docs this morning (see screen cap below). Thanks to each of you for a wonderful class and for your amazing contributions and collaboration.

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Google’s 500 billion word corpus…

…offers extraordinary possibilities for linguistic, literary, cultural and other research and a simple to use online tool for beginner exploration

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final: final steps

content: Erik, Amanda, John editing: Erik (editor-in-chief) et al. create a google account for editing in google docs Erik and John will send sharing invitations for google doc review images and recommend to Sarah final proof will be announced via … Continue reading

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i will be there just after 8

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finalizing your final

As you plan how you will combine your posts into a single manifesto (I’ve borrowed Erik’s excellent term here), please keep in mind this message I received from Alan Liu (whose work you’ve read and who is coordinating the 4Humanities … Continue reading

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here’s one attempt (erik’s) to illustrate how you might author the final exam collaboratively; it’s kind of buried in the body of the final exam page, so I’m posting it here as well lest you miss it… Erik Kile: “…would … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Fiction Mss.

an interesting audio discussion of the controversy which ensued following publication of Austen’s fiction mss. Fascinating listening.

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congratulations, Erik!

Announcing “Bloomsburg University’s nominees for the 2011 Intro Journals Project – Sponsored by the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), the Intro Journals Project is a nationwide contest for students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate creative writing programs. Each … Continue reading

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English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Undergraduate Student Conference CFP

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DH and Victorian Literature

“Analyzing Literature by Words and Numbers” in the NYT – be sure to thank Dr. Riley, English, for sharing this.

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Exam and Project

Please post your project proposals on the page created for your group (pages are located under the Assignments tab and nested beside the research project; group members have full editing privileges for their pages). A final exam draft location is … Continue reading

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cool crowdsource & an exam possibility…

Crowdsource: English Language and Usage & this new DH site may offer a final exam alternative…

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Holiday HW Reminders

1. Blog post 2. Read and, after doing so, create three quiz questions (any format) to assess/evaluate comprehension of the reading assignment. Please post the three quiz questions as a reply here. Have an excellent break!

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Growing Up Wired & Teachers’ Views on Technology in the Classroom — two worthwhile reports published this weekend in the NYT.

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save the words & DH in the NYT

An Oxford Dictionaries Project worth checking out & (though it’s hardly news to you…) Humanities Scholars Embrace Digital Technology

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visualization examples

View each visual as it is displayed. Make notes: How is this visual conveying information that is difficult to understand in another format? What new insights does the visual afford? What (if any) impediments to understanding may be created by … Continue reading

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anonymous

the anonymous user login information is: anon (user ID) / anonymous (password). posts submitted using the anon login will not be matched to their real-world author. so, feel free to use as you see fit.

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planning your research project…

Some tools that may be useful as you consider collaboration and design: ScribD, MediaWiki, Wikispaces, PBWiki, Anthologize and Google Docs. Plus, check out: TextSTAT, AntConc, Visual Thesaurus, Many Eyes, Open Street Map, and Digital Resource Tools (DiRT)…

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about the DH project assignment

Several good questions have been raised via email, so I’m sharing them here: Q: “[I]n not [having received] any examples of project ideas, I didn’t/don’t know where to start.” A: I’ve been reluctant to offer specific examples, as my concern … Continue reading

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research project

The guidelines are posted here. Be sure to review them ASAP and to come to class Monday with questions.

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