- Michael Gavin
- Assistant Professor,
- Gerald Jackson, John Knox, Rachel Mann and Anthony Stagliano
- Ph.D. Candidates,
- April 8, 2014
- 1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
- Center for Teaching Excellence
Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511
This event is sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence.
This seminar will show you how digital technology is transforming classroom practices for humanities teaching, and how those technologies might benefit you and your teaching. How might the latest tools of computational text analysis, such as text-modeling, mapping and social network analysis, be incorporated into traditional forms of reading and writing? How should multimodal production and editing be taught in the writing program? What new forms of scholarly and pedagogical expertise will these new practices require?
About the Facilitator
Michael Gavin, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of English who writes about and teaches literature, philosophy and digital humanities. His interests include the ways that technology affects communication. He recently began work in computer simulation and teaches Digital Literary Studies in the Honors College. His ongoing book project, Undisciplined: the Invention of English Criticism, examines the popularization of literary debate over the eighteenth century, when the spread of the printing press, newspapers, and magazines coincided with a global expansion of trade.
About the Panelists
Gerald Jackson, John Knox, Rachel Mann and Anthony Stagliano are Ph.D. Candidates in the English Department at the University of South Carolina.
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