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Roopika Risam Lecture and Workshop

Friday, March 11, 2016 - 4:15pm to Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 2:00pm
Burling Library
Roopika Risam
Roopika Risam, Assistant Professor of English, Salem State University


Roopika Risam, Assistant Professor of English at Salem State University, will be visiting campus March 11th and 12th.  During her time here, she will give a lecture entitled, "Decolonizing Digital Humanities: Towards New Communities of Practice," Friday afternoon at 4 pm in Burling Library.  


The following day, Saturday, March 12th, she will hold a pedagogical workshop during which Prof. Risam will lead participants in a discussion on how faculty can incorporate social-minded practices into their teaching.   


This event is being co-sponsored by the DLAC, the Center for the Humanities, and Digital Bridges.


Podcasting Workshop

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Digital Liberal Arts Lab
Gina Donovan
Grinnell College


Podcast audio files are posted to the internet and made available for download and subscription for the purposes of entertainment, sharing experiences, and dispersing information. Posted on blogs, websites, or available through iTunes, podcasts are typically available as a series with a common theme or single episodes that explore one topic in depth. Gina Donovan will lead a workshop about planning, recording, and posting a podcast for use in a class.

Light refreshments will be served.


VoiceThread Workshop

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Digital Liberal Arts Lab
Gina Donovan
Grinnell College


VoiceThread is a software that allows you and your students to record or post photos, videos, or audio. After something is recorded or posted, the media can be shared with you or with the larger class to facilitate discussion, share information or experiences, or allow for graded speaking assignments. Gina Donovan will lead a workshop with demonstrations of the VoiceThread software in Blackboard, adding media to a course, and sharing that media with classmates.

Light refreshments will be served.


Students Making Media: Assigning and Assessing Media Production

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Joe Rosenfield ’25 Center
Room 209
Mike Conner
Grinnell College


Visual and aural media are a pervasive part of students’ lives and it is increasingly more important for students to learn to critically analyze and creatively craft messages in multimedia formats. This workshop will focus on helping students learn to create visual and aural media that persuasively, and even eloquently, communicates their message. Mike Conner will discuss why and how you might incorporate media production assignments into your course. Examples of media assignments include video essays, short films, podcasts, and oral storytelling.

Light refreshments will be served.