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Teaching drone vision

This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar in digital media aesthetics on machine vision, and in today’s class we discussed drone art, using Dziga Vertov’s manifesto from 1923 (“I am kino-eye, I am a mechanical eye. I, a machine, show … Continue reading

10. March 2016 by Jill
Categories: Machine Vision, Teaching | Leave a comment

How I got excited about teaching again

Last semester I, and a hundred and fifty other people who teach at my university, heard Dee Fink talk about how to be a better teacher. The thing I remember the best is that he told us that if we … Continue reading

07. January 2016 by Jill
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How Do Machines See? My Graduate Seminar this Semester

I’m really excited about the course I’m teaching this semester. DIKULT303: Digital Media Aesthetics is a graduate seminar with a topic that changes from year to year, and this year it will be about machine vision, my current obsession, and … Continue reading

06. January 2016 by Jill
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Teaching BASIC in 2015

If you bought a home computer in the 1980s, chances are you learnt a little bit of BASIC programming. The command line interface meant that the difference between starting to play a game and writing a short program was not … Continue reading

23. April 2015 by Jill
Categories: Teach kids to program!, Teaching, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Åpen dag på digital kultur

I dag har Universitetet i Bergen invitert alle avgangselever i videregående skole til en åpen dag på universitetet. Fagmiljøene har laget smakebit-forelesninger og aktiviteter, og det har vi selvfølgelig gjort her på Digital kultur også.

05. March 2015 by Jill
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The #IR15 Selfie Pedagogy Workshop

I’m in Korea at the Association of Internet Researchers’ annual conference, and having a great time. I bought a selfie stick in Seoul and the Twitter hashtag is hopping and I’m loving having the chance to talk face to face … Continue reading

21. October 2014 by Jill
Categories: social media, Teaching | 1 comment

Teaching with selfies: icebreaker

This morning I met my students for our first lecture of the semester in DIKULT106, where I’m teaching a three week module on digital self-representation (like, you know, selfies). So after a quick “How many of you have phones with cameras … Continue reading

19. August 2014 by Jill
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No digital texts in English literature classes, please! Digital dualism and educational policy

I hadn’t realised that the UK curriculum for GCSE English Literature (for 14-16 year olds) explicitly excludes any kind of electronic literature, as Alexander Pask-Hughes writes in a post on Cyborgology today. He quotes the  proposed content descriptions – I … Continue reading

01. September 2013 by Jill
Categories: Electronic literature, Teaching | 1 comment

Meeting the US students for our joint course

Scott and I are visiting the three US universities that we’re doing a joint course with in August, and are having a fabulous time meeting all the students we’ll be working with in a few months! Scott cooked this whole … Continue reading

04. May 2013 by Jill
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Data from the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base ready for Gephi

I’m showing students in our student research course DIKULT207: Digital Humanities in Practice: Project Work on Developing a Scholarly Database of Electronic Literature how to use Gephi to visualise data from the ELMCIP database this morning, and I realised we hadn’t put … Continue reading

15. March 2013 by Jill
Categories: Electronic literature, ELMCIP, Social Network Analysis, Teaching | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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