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Cover image, Digital Futures Discovery Series 11-6-19, Gabriel Pizzorno on Identity, Personhood, and Material Culture: Personal Effects Confiscated from Prisoners at Dachau Concentration Camp

Discovery Series Talk, Nov. 6: Identity, Personhood, and Material Culture

October 25, 2019
Wed., Nov. 6, 2-3pm at Cabot Science Library: Concentration camps were much more than a corollary to National Socialism: they represented the most fully articulated manifestation of its ideology. This talk will showcase the use of advanced digital techniques to shed light on one of the most crucial steps in the admissions process, the removal of personal effects from arriving prisoners, and explore how we can use these objects to gain insight about their owners, the system that victimized them, and the distinctions it created.... Read more about Discovery Series Talk, Nov. 6: Identity, Personhood, and Material Culture
Digital Futures Discovery Series, October 2, 2019, 2-3pm at Cabot Science Library: Using Augmented Reality to Improve Physics Learning in Maker Spaces

Discovery Series Talk: Using Augmented Reality to Improve Physics Learning in Maker Spaces

September 25, 2019

Wed., Oct. 2, 2-3pm at Cabot Science Library: Emerging technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) have the potential to radically transform education by making invisible phenomena to become visible and accessible to novice learners. This talk, by Iulian Radu of HGSE's Learning, Innovation and Technology Lab, discusses research projects at the intersection of makerspaces, physics education, and immersive technologies... Read more about Discovery Series Talk: Using Augmented Reality to Improve Physics Learning in Maker Spaces

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Plan Ahead for AV Needs

September 6, 2019

FAS courses can use all the readily-available classroom technology in most classrooms (including, but not limited to, projectors and speakers). In addition, courses can request lecture recordings (semester-long or individual sessions), teaching staff training, in-class support, loaner equipment, and other services.... Read more about Plan Ahead for AV Needs

Academic Technology for FAS is located in Suite 142 at the Harvard University Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Help with Canvas (and More)! Fall 2019 Workshops and Open Office hours

August 6, 2019

Drop by Academic Technology for FAS for consultative assistance with your Canvas course site, as well as any other questions you may have about integrating, using, or seeking support for digital methods and tools in your teaching, learning, or research!

Workshops and office hours are open to faculty, teaching fellows, students, and staff. Dates and times are published on the AT-FAS calendar.... Read more about Help with Canvas (and More)! Fall 2019 Workshops and Open Office hours

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Fall 2019 Digital Teaching Methods seminar

August 6, 2019
Are you interested in exploring the ways digital tools and approaches can impact or improve your course? Join us August 21st and 22 for Digital Teaching Methods, a seminar that provides a foundational introduction to the thoughtful integration of digital tools and approaches into teaching and learning. The seminar is open to faculty, TFs, students, and staff. Lunch is provided both days!  
First Annual Boston Area Digital Scholarship Symposium, hosted by Harvard University

HUIT Academic Technology and colleagues host First Annual Boston-Area Digital Scholarship Symposium

April 11, 2019

On April 10, HUIT Academic Technology, the Harvard Library, and other members of the Harvard University Digital Scholarship Support Group held the First Annual Boston-Area Digital Scholarship Symposium, a one-day event featuring faculty presentations on digital scholarship initiatives with an emphasis on the institutional collaborations that made their projects possible.... Read more about HUIT Academic Technology and colleagues host First Annual Boston-Area Digital Scholarship Symposium

Join the Digital Scholarship Support Group on Wednesday, January 24, 2019 from 9:30am-4:00pm for a seminar on digital methods in teaching and learning

Academic Technology and partners to offer Digital Teaching Methods seminar at Winter Teaching Week

December 12, 2018
Academic Technology, the Harvard Library, and the Digital History program are joining Winter Teaching Week 2018, hosted by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, to offer a one-day workshop on the use of digital tools and methods in the classroom.  The workshop, which will be held on Wednesday, January 24, from 9:30am to 4:00pm in the Cabot Library Instruction Space, will provide a hands-on introduction to several approaches that have been used successfully at Harvard, all grounded in specific pedagogical examples and use cases. ... Read more about Academic Technology and partners to offer Digital Teaching Methods seminar at Winter Teaching Week
DSSG logo - the digital scholarship support group is offering weekly digital scholarship office hours

Have a digital project? Weekly digital scholarship office hours are now available!

September 20, 2018
The Digital Scholarship Support Group is offering weekly office hours for drop-in help with digital projects. Office hours are open to all Harvard affiliates (faculty, students, and staff). Bring anything from an idea to a fleshed-out project, and DSSG members will suggest tools, methodologies, and approaches that can benefit your work, and try to connect you with relevant resources, organizations, and researchers. Learn more.