Course Details

Course Name
Digital Humanities in Practice
Course Type
Bachelor
Institution
Universitetet i Bergen
Department
Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies
Information
http://www.uib.no/en/course/DIKULT207
Curriculum
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Status
record actively maintained
Course Language
English
Start Date
2017-08-20
recurring
ECTS
15
Lecturer
Scott Rettberg
PID
Disciplines: Literary and Philological Studies, Theory and Methodology of DH, Arts and Cultural Studies
Techniques: Browsing, Collocation Analysis, Commenting, Encoding, Information Retrieval, Linked Open Data, Open Archival Information Systems, Preservation Metadata, Text Mining
Objects: File, Images, Literature, Persons, Software, Text, Video
Access Requirements
60 ECTS in Digital Culture, or the equivalent; or 60 ECTS in Comparative Literature. Please contact the student advisor if you have questions. studierettleiar@lle.uib.no
Description
The course focuses on the development of both theoretical and practical skills in digital humanities. Students will learn how digital platforms can be used in research in the humanities. In the theoretical component of the course, students read academic texts on digital humanities research and do practical research on selected projects in the digital humanities. The course focuses on student active research. Students gain practical research experience as digital humanists by developing projects in ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base. This knowledge base is a scientific, open access, relational database programmed in Drupal that documents creative work, research, events and actors in the field of electronic literature. Students in the course will gain practical experience through working with one or more of the following areas: editing: researching, writing, and editing entries about electronic literature in the Knowledge Base. web design and user interface development project planning and implementation; team-work and academic collaboration documentation visualization based research methods This course provides a unique opportunity for students to get real-world experience working with scholars on an international research project in electronic literature and the digital humanities, and to contribute to the state of the art in these fields. The ELMCIP Knowledge Base is based at the University of Bergen and can be accessed at http://elmcip.net/knowledgebase Contributions to the ELMCIP Knowledge Base are publicly accessible and licenced with a Creative Commons, non-commercial share-alike license (nc-sa).
Keywords
Disciplines: Literary and Philological Studies, Theory and Methodology of DH, Arts and Cultural Studies
Techniques: Browsing, Collocation Analysis, Commenting, Encoding, Information Retrieval, Linked Open Data, Open Archival Information Systems, Preservation Metadata, Text Mining
Objects: File, Images, Literature, Persons, Software, Text, Video