Past Event Media
DASH in the Classroom
Our first DASH Inspiration event of 2014 featured faculty and instructors who use digital tools and methodologies to enhance and transform their pedagogy. They will talk about tools used in classrooms, tools created in classrooms, the challenges in doing so, and what new opportunities these tools and methodologies offered students.
- Michael Hancher (Department of English) - eMargin and Collaborative Text Annotation
- Brad Hosack and Nate Edwards from the LTMediaLab (Learning Technologies, CEHD) - Flipgrid
- Thomas Nelson (Department of Physics) - Zooniverse in the Classroom
- Ilene Alexander (Center for Teaching and Learning)
Event held December 5, 2013
The Project Showcase of recent work done with the digital tools and methodologies that form the core of DASH. It featured projects done with Omeka, GIS, a presentation on the foreign language app development project by faculty at University of Minnesota-Duluth. Each presenter talked about his or her project, what decisions they made over the course of the project and why, and what challenges they overcame in the process.View the notes for this event.
Alan Palazzolo Talk: "Telling Stories With Data"
Event held November 21, 2013
Guest speaker Alan Palazzolo discusses his data visualization and infographics work as the Interactive Developer for MinnPost. In addition to going through a project completed with MinnPost, from initial dataset to final visualization, highlighting the creative and practical decisions made along the way, he also discusses specific web-based tools that can be used for your own data visualization projects.
DASH Inspiration Event: The Changing Practices of Dissertation Creation
Event held October 24, 2013
A panel discussion featuring faculty and staff from across the University, this event focused on the changing norms of dissertation creation and publication, including wealth of new options available to graduate students and what kinds of technical, disciplinary, and ideological challenges they may face.
- Donna Gabaccia (History faculty)
- Brent Hecht (Computer Science faculty)
- Benjamin Klein (Music Composition graduate student)
- Stacia Madsen (Academic Support Resources, Coordinator of Doctoral Degree Services)
- Justin Schell (Moderator, Digital Humanities Specialist)