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Interested in the Digital Humanities? Apply to be a HASTAC Scholar – Deadline Sept. 1

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director If you’re a graduate student in the humanities interested in exploring the intersections of teaching, scholarship, and technology, please consider applying to be a HASTAC Scholar for 2014-15. The deadline for applications is September 1st. HASTAC (pronounced “haystack”) is the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, a global network…

Posted on August 19, 2014 in News, , , ,


HASTAC Scholars, an Opportunity for Graduate Students in the Digital Humanities (Deadline: July 18th)

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Today on the blog, we’re sharing a call for applications from graduate students to be HASTAC Scholars. HASTAC (pronounced “haystack”) is the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, a global network of academics exploring ways that technology can enhance teaching, research, and scholarship. HASTAC Scholars is a professional development…

Posted on July 7, 2014 in News, , ,


Medicine and Magic: Students as Producers in the Humanities

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director The post below is about a fantastic “Students as Producers” course taught by Vanderbilt’s Holly Tucker. For more ideas on engaging students as producers of knowledge, come to the CFT’s Celebration of Learning next Monday. The event will feature a highly engaging keynote by Georgetown University’s Randy Bass, as well…

Posted on April 16, 2014 in News, , , ,


Students as Producers: Bringing the Digital into (and out of) the Humanities Classroom #THATCampVU

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director I’m also giving a workshop today at THATCamp Vanderbilt. The session is titled “Students as Producers: Bringing the Digital into (and out of) the Humanities Classroom,” and it’s co-presented with Vivian Finch, doctoral student in German and the CFT’s HASTAC Scholar. Below you’ll find the Prezi we’re using. Click on…

Posted on November 1, 2013 in Resource, ,


THATCamp Vanderbilt: Explore the Digital Humanities November 1-2

The second annual THATCamp Vanderbilt will occur next Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, at the Vanderbilt Curb Center.  Co-presented by the Center for Second Language Studies, the Curb Center, the Warren Center’s Digital Humanities Seminar, and the CFT, the event is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is requested. THATCamp stands for…

Posted on October 25, 2013 in News, ,


From a Student’s View: Taking a MOOC on Maps with Friends

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director We’re soon coming up on the end of the first year in Vanderbilt’s MOOC (massive open online course) initiative, which is, I think, seven years in “MOOC years.” Vanderbilt has offered three MOOCs thus far, all on the Coursera platform, and there are three more in the pipeline. (You can…

Posted on July 24, 2013 in News, , , , ,


HASTAC Scholars, an Opportunity for Graduate Students in the Digital Humanities (New Deadline: July 29th)

by Derek Bruff, CFT Director Last month here on the blog, we shared a call for applications from graduate students to be HASTAC Scholars. HASTAC (pronounced “haystack”) is the Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory, a global network of academics exploring ways that technology can enhance teaching, research, and scholarship. HASTAC Scholars is a…

Posted on July 17, 2013 in News,


HASTAC Scholars, an Opportunity for Graduate Students in the Digital Humanities (Deadline: July 1st)

Vanderbilt University’s Center for Teaching, Center for Second Language Studies, Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy, and Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities invite applications from graduate students who would like to be 2013-2014 HASTAC Scholars. HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) is a global network of individuals and institutions…

Posted on June 7, 2013 in News,


Social Pedagogies: Language Teaching with Google Earth and Wikis

by Andrew Greer, 2013 Teaching Certificate Recipient and 2012-13 SoTL Scholar Many of us have memories of foreign language classes with seemingly never-ending repetitions of semi-useful phrases. I remember learning German for years, only to be surprised by my lack of fluency when I traveled to Austria. The repetition of banal phrases in my German…

Posted on May 16, 2013 in Commentary, , , , ,


Meet the CFT’s HASTAC Scholar Zoe LeBlanc

This year the CFT is proud to sponsor history doctoral student Zoe LeBlanc as a HASTAC Scholar. HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) is a global network of individuals and institutions that come together to share, collaborate, and learn through online forums, blogs, conferences, social media and other channels of communication. The HASTAC…

Posted on November 13, 2012 in News, , , ,