On March 30-31, 2020 as part of the CNI Spring virtual Member Meeting, we held two convenings of an Executive Roundtable on strategies for acquiring instructional materials; this included both open educational resources and “inclusive access” type arrangements. It also discussed experiences in providing instructional materials support for the sudden transition to remote instruction that…

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From the resource: You know how to use a computer, right? Obviously that’s true since you’re reading this, but that doesn’t mean you know how a computer works. You probably have some idea that electricity, circuits, binary and other computer stuff are working together to make the thing run, but for most people there is…

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From the CFP: We are delighted to invite proposals for the inaugural Connecticut Digital Humanities Conference, which will take place at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut on February 28-29 2020. CT DH endeavors to bring together a network of DH practitioners committed to advancing collaborative scholarship in digital humanities research and pedagogy across the New…

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From the resource: Jeopardy is a popular request from students who want an in-class review activity, but Jeopardy has some critical drawbacks. First and foremost, it asserts that there are right and wrong answers which can be condensed into minimal words. Jeopardy, by its very foundation, discourages nuance and critical thinking. It also prioritizes knowledge…

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From the CFP: The newly-formed Victorianist Data Network will host its free inaugural conference at the University of Virginia on November 15-16, 2019. Our conception of data encompasses British and North American practices for gathering and expressing information; cultural attitudes toward data; the rising disciplines and technologies that lead to today’s communications, new media, critical…

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