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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

Outside of the university

I had two exciting events today: I’ve been invited to join Bergen Chamber of Commerce’s resource group for ICT, and was at my first meeting this afternoon. The vibrant discussions and let’s do this spirit made me realise how much … Continue reading

20. February 2013 by Jill
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Workshop: Visualisere Facebooknettverket ditt i Gephi

Notes for a workshop I’m giving at a local high school today on visualising your Facebook network. Dette er stikkord til en workshop jeg skal ha på Nordahl Grieg videregående skole i dag om hvordan man visualiserer Facebooknettverket sitt i … Continue reading

20. February 2013 by Jill
Categories: Social Network Analysis, Teaching, Visualise me | Leave a comment

Comparing Facebook networks with the students

On Tuesday the students in my upper-level undergraduate course on social media presented their visualisations of their Facebook networks, and it was so interesting! There is quite a broad variety in how these networks look. Some students had large but … Continue reading

14. February 2013 by Jill
Categories: Social Network Analysis, Teaching | 2 comments

Lesson plan: Nordic electronic literature

Last week, I taught a three hour class on Nordic electronic literature into our first year undergraduate course DIKULT103: Digital Genres: Digital Art, Electronic Literature and Computer Games. The course is taught in English, and we usually have about 40 … Continue reading

06. February 2013 by Jill
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Teaching the cybertext taxonomy with dice

This morning I got to meet our new Bachelor of Digital Culture students teaching the class on cybertext in our Digital Genres: Digital Art, Electronic Literature, and Computer Games course. I was going to just walk students through the taxonomy … Continue reading

17. January 2013 by Jill
Categories: Digital Art, Teaching | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

What should all graduates know about computers and the information society?

I helped organise a seminar today on what kinds of digital competencies universities should aim to teach students (and lecturers) and I’m meeting so many interesting people across the university. I already knew Knut Melvær from Twitter and his blog, … Continue reading

29. October 2012 by Jill
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Loving Coursera MOOCs

This Coursera stuff is dangerous. I’ve been loving my social network analysis class so much that when the teachers mentioned a Python class just started (and Python is a useful tool for getting data off the web and into a … Continue reading

16. October 2012 by Jill
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