About the Resource: The Institute of Play (IoP) as an organization may no longer exist but their research, tools, and resources are now available on the Connected Learning Alliance’s Institute of Play page. From teacher-tested, student-approved games designed collaboratively with educators to tools, videos showing a game-like learning model in action, and templates for designing…

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From the resource: Finding an efficient, low-cost method to process large volumes of metadata generated by hundreds of unique teams is a challenge; one that in 2019, EAP sought to alleviate using freely available open source software Open Refine – a power tool for processing data. This blog highlights some of the ways that we…

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From the CFParticipation: Day of DH 2020 will take place on April 29. This year, Digital Humanists are encouraged to communicate what they do on Twitter, what they are working on and the rhythm of their life in DH. As many, if not most, institutions are working virtually because of COVID-19 social distancing and quarantines,…

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From the resource: COVID-19, as a global pandemic, is extraordinary but it is not unparalleled. Indeed, we can learn how to respond to the current crisis, in part, by studying how people responded to past pandemics, including the influenza epidemic that spread around the globe in 1918–1919. That pandemic killed an estimated 50 million people…

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From the CFP: Long term readers will likely be aware of The Digital Orientalist’s “Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference” (DOsTC) which we held on June 1st, 2019. Given the cancellation of many non-virtual conferences this year, the Digital Orientalist has been receiving requests from some of our readers to hold another Twitter Conference. So without further ado, we…

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From the CFP: Together with Christopher Thomson (University of Canterbury), we are inviting proposals towards a book project tentatively titled “Digital Humanities Laboratories: Global Perspectives”. The goal of this collection is to explore laboratories in digital humanities in the global context, to reflect on their epistemological and organizational implications for scholarly knowledge production, and to…

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About the resource: We’re thrilled to continue our dialogue on online pedagogy with these two pieces. In our February issue, Lee Skallerup Bessette kicked off the dialogue with her piece ‘Teaching Online in Extraordinary Times,’ and the next week’s dialogue pieces, by Alexander Jones and Sean Michael Morris, reflected on the need for resilience and…

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From the announcement: Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, in consultation with the DH2020 Local Organizers and Program Committee, has decided to cancel this year’s in-person conference in Ottawa, which was scheduled for 19-25 July 2020. This has been an exceptionally difficult decision, but individual and communal health is…

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