Are you looking for a way to make a final writing project or capstone assignment more remote-friendly? In this workshop, staff from Academic Technology and the Bok Center will introduce faculty and TFs to Scalar, a free, open-source authoring and publishing platform, and provide assistance planning and remediating course assignments. Register here.
Engage with Academic Technology for FAS's introductory 'Teaching Remotely with Zoom' workshop at the time and place of your choosing by following this link. Topics covered include chat, screen sharing, and managing participants within Zoom, as well as creating and hosting Zoom meetings from your Canvas course site.
As you may be aware, Dean Gay has asked FAS faculty to familiarize themselves with Zoom in preparation for possible interruptions to residential teaching due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Her message to faculty (included below) highlights the training and resources now available to faculty and instructional support staff, and we hope you will share these resources within your departments. Read more...
Visual Eloquence is a participatory workshop on visualizing data and understanding the powerful role it plays in analysis and presentation for digital scholarship. Pizza is provided! Register free on the Harvard Training Portal.
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
The 2019-20 edition of the Digital Futures Discovery Series kicks off at 2pm Wednesday, Sept. 11 with a presentation from Nicole Mills, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures, on the use of Virtual Reality in French language courses. Read more
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
for HILT’s eighth annual conference will be held on September 27, 2019, in Wasserstein Hall, and will explore various approaches to peer learning at Harvard and beyond: in the classroom (residential and online) and outside the classroom. Register at this link. Read more about Register for the 2019 HILT Conference
Learn about the latest updates to Mirador, Harvard's viewer of choice for visual material delivered via the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF). Sept. 19, 2-3pm at Lamont Library B-30.... Read more about Learn About Mirador 3
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!
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!
The Digital Futures Consortium at Harvard invites you to the final event in the 2018-19 Digital Futures Discovery Series. "Touch This Page" is an experiential exhibition about the multisensory experiences of reading.