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Digital Studies Ph.D proposal
Transcript of Digital Studies Ph.D proposal
AT UW-MADISON PRESENT
PRACTICES NEEDS SOLUTION:
Ph.D. MINOR IN DIGITAL STUDIES HOW THE Ph.D. MINOR
WILL SATISFY THE NEED FOR INTEGRATED CURRICULUM HOW THE Ph.D. MINOR
WILL SATISFY THE NEED FOR A SUSTAINED COMMUNITY CORE COURSE: INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL METHODS DIGITAL STUDIES
FOUR TRACKS 1 INTEGRATED CURRICULUM 3 VISIBILITY/PUBLICATION
OPPORTUNITIES 12 CREDITS: 3 CREDIT CORE COURSE + 9 ELECTIVE CREDITS REGULAR PARTICIPATION IN COLLOQUIA SERIES DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ARE AND WILL BE CRUCIAL TO ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE CENTER FOR GAMES,
LEARNING, AND SOCIETY MEDIA LAB
(IN COLLEGE LIBRARY) COMPUTER AND MEDIA CENTER (CMC) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
STUDIES (STS) PH.D. MINOR ISSuES: INTEGRATED STUDIES
IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND SOCIETY PROGRAM LIBRARY SERVICES AND INSTRUCTION WRITING CENTER
ONLINE TUTORING SOFTWARE TRAINING FOR STUDENTS (STS) DIGITAL MEDIA CENTER
(DMC) DIVISION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DoIT) University of Virginia COLLOQUIUM WILL BUILD AN INCLUSIVE DIGITAL COMMUNITY OF STUDENT SCHOLARS ACROSS DISCIPLINES.
WILL PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES.
WILL ALLOW STUDENTS TO ORGANIZE COLLABORATIVE EVENTS.
WILL HELP STUDENTS AND FACULTY STAY ABREAST OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD. 2 SUSTAINABLE
INTERDISCIPLINARY COMMUNITY DIGITAL SALON THE ANNUAL DIGITAL SALON WILL:
PROVIDE A PUBLIC SHOWCASE FOR INNOVATIVE WORK FROM STUDENTS AND FACULTY
ENCOURAGE THE EXCHANGE OF IDEAS AND PRACTICES offers both a Ph.D. Minor and a Master’s Degree in Digital Humanities. Indiana University is home to The Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities and provides faculty with two-year fellowships to study Digital Humanities topics. Ohio State University Duke University offers a graduate certificate in Information Science and Information Studies (ISIS). hosts the Digital Media and Composition (DMAC) Summer Institute. Graduate students learn to design, create, and use web texts, online portfolios, video projects, audio essays, and more. REQUIREMENTS: PROPOSAL Over 90% of survey respondents expressed interest in being trained to use digital technologies for professional development and carrying out research.
Over 80% of respondents expressed interest in being trained to use digital tools to enhance their teaching and create their own intellectual work. “I want to have a voice when using these tools. I want to know about the effects of that webpage or video, how that message affects the communities I live in both physically and virtually.” -Art graduate student “I’m interested in working with students to present our intellectual work in a combination of written essays with other linked media, like short documentary videos or video games (e.g. to teach people how to write Japanese calligraphy).” - East Asian Languages and Literature faculty member The course provides students with a broad introduction to trends, tools, and practices within the field of Digital Studies.
Course will include research presentations from several guest faculty members.
Students will be trained to use key software programs to advance their teaching and research. HOW THE Ph.D. MINOR WILL SATISFY THE NEED FOR A FORUM TO SHARE WORK OUR PROPOSED Ph.D. MINOR WILL DO THE FOLLOWING: 1. ESTABLISH AN INTEGRATED DIGITAL STUDIES CURRICULUM.
2. CREATE AND SUSTAIN A COMMUNITY
OF SCHOLARS WORKING IN DIGITAL STUDIES.
3. PROVIDE A FORUM FOR INNOVATIVE WORK PRODUCED
BY FACULTY AND STUDENTS AT THE UW-MADISON.
AND... 4. MAKE UW-MADISON A GLOBAL LEADER IN CUTTING EDGE DIGITAL STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP. ERICA HALVERSON
Educational Psychology, Learning Sciences
Games, Learning and Society Research Group
Erica Halverson is an Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences in the Department of Educational Psychology. She studies how digital tools function as meaning-making devices for people engaged in autobiographical artistic production. As a member of the Games, Learning, and Society research group, she is applying her work on identity and learning to a wide range of media (film, digital story, video games), and is studying what youth learn when they publicly perform their stories.