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SFU-UVic Digital Pedagogy Network Student Digital Showcase

Published February 19, 2017 by Rebecca Dowson
Student Digital Showcase

On January 26, 2017, the SFU-UVic Digital Pedagogy Network hosted a one-day Student Digital Showcase at SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver. This event brought students in English and Publishing departments from Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria, and the University of Toronto to present their digital humanities research, projects, and pedagogical practices.

Digital Storytelling Using Twine

Published February 10, 2017 by Rebecca Dowson
Gaertner and Hausknecht lead Digital Storytelling Workshop

On February 6, 2017, SFU’s Research Commons and the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab held a workshop on Digital Storytelling Using Twine. The first half of the afternoon featured research presentations on digital storytelling by Dr. David Gaertner, Assistant Professor in the First Nations & Indigenous Studies Program at UBC, and Simone Hausknecht, graduate student in Education at SFU.

Intermediate Podcasting Workshop

Published February 8, 2017 by Rebecca Dowson
Hannah McGregor is the co-host of podcast, Witch, Please

On January 25, 2017, SFU Library's Research Commons and Digital Humanities Innovation Lab held a follow-up workshop to the Podcasting for Scholarly Communication workshop. Hannah McGregor led the Intermediate Podcasting workshop and is an assistant professor in Publishing@SFU as well as the co-host of Witch, Please, a scholarly podcast about the Harry Potter world.

Spatial Humanities Workshop

Published January 10, 2017 by Rebecca Dowson

SFU Library’s Research Commons and Digital Humanities Innovation Lab held its third workshop in the DH Skills series on November 3, 2016. Led by Julie Jones (GIS and Maps Librarian), Rebecca Dowson (Digital Scholarship Librarian) and Medhi Aminipouri, (PhD candidate in the Department of Geography), the workshop introduced participants to geospatial approaches for visualizing historical and fictional material, and GIS tools such as ArcGIS and Story Maps.

Podcasting for Scholarly Communication Workshop

Published October 7, 2016 by Rebecca Dowson
Participants working with Hindenberg, an audio editing software

On September 21, 2016, SFU’s Research Commons and the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab hosted a half-day workshop focusing on the scholarly and pedagogical applications of podcasting. Hosted by Colette Colligan and Rebecca Dowson, this first workshop in the Digital Skills Workshop Series attracted graduate students, faculty, and librarians from a diverse spectrum of disciplines in the humanities, including Education, Philosophy, English, History, Communication, and Psychology.

The morning opened with a panel discussion by Hannah McGregor, an assistant professor in SFU’s Publishing program, and Roxanne Panchasi and Nicolas Kenny, both associate professors...


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