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    • Forum 09 (Week 14)
      In this post, pick a website you use regularly (not Facebook) and evaluate its user-experience design. Make references to the assigned readings and consider testing the site on different platforms (i.e. your phone, tablet, other browsers). If you're feeling inspired, look up some information about digital accessibility and test your site on that aspect, too. Topic posts are due before midnight 11/25. Comment on 4 topic posts before midnight 11/26.
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    • 1 year, 6 months ago

      Dr. Silva

    • Forum 10 (Week 15)
      In this final forum post, reflect on what defines Digital Humanities. What does that term mean to you, after a semester talking about it? What are some of its key, defining characteristics? In what ways does DH contribute to the work you and your fellow majors already do? What would you say does not count as DH? Who seems to "get" to make these definitions? Forum posts are due before midnight 12/2. Comment on 4 posts before midnight 12/3.
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    • 1 year, 5 months ago

      Mahim Singh

    • Forum 01 (Week 2)
      In your posts, try to draw connections between Eisenstein's work and what you learned from Fry's videos. You can also analyze and critique Voyant as a tool, what you were able to accomplish and learn from it (and ask for help from others). Don't forget to end your post with a critical question! Due before midnight 9/9Comment on 4 topic posts by Monday 9/10.
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    • 1 year, 8 months ago

      Kira Walker

    • Forum 02 (Week 5)
      In your post, try to reflect on the differences between distant and close reading and when/why we might prefer one method over the other. Pick one of Whitney's poems that felt significant to you and try to do a close-reading analysis. Don't forget to end your post with a critical question! Due before midnight 9/23. Comments on 4 topic posts due before midnight 9/24.
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    • 1 year, 8 months ago

      Dr. Silva

    • Forum 03 (Week 6)
      In your post, reflect on what you learned about data visualization, particularly any critiques regarding how visual data might be biased or easily manipulated (use references to the readings and video). Select one visualization from the Information is Beautiful site to explore in detail. Explain what the visualization is trying to accomplish, what kinds of data it seems to be using, and why you think this argument is particularly effective in its current form. In other words: could this argument be made in a “traditional” academic article? What is gained/lost when it is presented in visual form? Don't forget to end your post with a question! Due before midnight 9/30. Comments on 4 topic posts due before midnight 10/1. 
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    • 1 year, 7 months ago

      Tracey foster

    • Forum 04 (Week 7)
      In your post, reflect on your knowledge of maps and mapping, both as digital and as analog technologies. Here are two goals to consider:
      1. Write a critical reflection on the role of paper maps. If you or your family don’t have one at home, you can use the subway map as a reference. What are some of the benefits of paper maps? How do they represent the world/this particular location? Can maps be biased?  Discuss the ways in which maps help shape our notion of space and distance.
      2. Analyze the Map of Early Modern London. In particular, try to explain what these maps can add to our understanding of their particular historical period, and why spacial location (as opposed to, say, an article or other form of visualization like statistics and graphs) is the right way to present these arguments.
      Due before midnight 10/7Comment on 4 topic posts by Monday 10/8.
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    • 1 year, 7 months ago

      Akintunde Thomas

    • Forum 06 (Week 9)
      In your topic post, reflect on the role of digital humanities within race and ethnicity studies. Can DH help decolonize the curriculum? Are there ways in which the digital projects you've learned about this semester reproduce problematic structures? What should be the role of undergraduate students in building and advancing this field? Cite from the assigned readings in your topic post and consider using Digital Harlem or the BarrioEdProject  as support for your points.7 Post are due before midnight 10/21. Post on at least 4 topics before midnight 10/22.
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    • 1 year, 7 months ago

      Dr. Silva

    • Forum 07 (Week 10)
      Please note: this forum has a different deadline! Post peer reviews for at least 5 presentations from Tuesday's class (you might want to visit their maps to recall what they've done).  You may write about people who mapped different locations, or reflect on how some peers might have had a different approach to the same places you mapped. Your goal is to point out (thoughtfully, earnestly, but respectfully) what your peers did successfully (in the map or presentation) and where you think their work might be improved. Post your reviews before midnight on Wednesday, October 31. Find the reviews that evaluated you and comment on at least two posts about how you might apply their feedback to your work moving forward (by midnight 11/1).
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    • 1 year, 6 months ago

      Sanjida Khatun

    • Forum 08 (Week 11)
      In this forum, reflect on the power of machine learning: what are the downsides and benefits of giving away our data in places like Netflix and Facebook? How are algorithms shaping our daily lives? In what ways can this be dangerous or problematic? How can we change this? Don't forget to end your post with a critical question! Topic posts are due before midnight 11/4. Comment on 4 posts before midnight 11/5.
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    • 1 year, 6 months ago

      Wale Fadugba

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