Find a Tool
Text Analysis Portal for Research (TAPOR)
A collection of digital tools for textual analysis, as well as some good ideas (“recipes”) for how to use them in teaching and research. Sponsored by McMaster University.
The Programming Historian 2
A tutorial-based open access textbook designed to teach humanists practical computer programming skills that are immediately useful to real reasearch needs. Sponsored by the Network in Canadian History & Environment and the Roy Rozenzweig Center for History and New Media.
Read More (or visit our Blended Learning Library)
A searchable series of concise and informative briefs on emerging technologies and practices, including potential implications and opportunities. Published by the Educause Learning Initiative.
A website featuring webinars, case studies, and themed series on “connected learning”—a new way of thinking about the way that digital technology facilitates learning both inside and outside the classroom. Sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning initiative.
The Technology section of this report includes, among other things, information about attitudes and uses of digital technology among students, colleges’ use of social media, and faculty work in and attitudes toward MOOCs.
Attend a Meeting
THATCamp is an open, inexpensive meeting, held several times a year in multiple locations, where humanists and technologists of all skill levels lear and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. Check this searchable schedule to find a THATCamp near you, or learn how to organize your own THATCamp meeting.
The Associated Colleges of the South offers grants to faculty and staff in member institutions for blended learning projects. Grants are designed to enable faculty and staff to explore new possibilities, expanding their background and skills, and to take advantage of opportunities not otherwise made available on the campuses and for which other funds are not available. The funding cycle for Fall 2013 is currently closed.
Join a Network
HASTAC (“hay-stack”) is an online academic consortium that explores new forms of collaboration across communities and disciplines fostered by creative use of technology. Users can share work and ideas with others in the HASTAC network, host HASTAC events online or in your region, initiate conversations, or work collaboratively with others in the HASTAC community. Free registration required.
NITLE helps liberal arts colleges and universities integrate inquiry, pedagogy, and technology. Established in 2001, NITLE works with its member institutions to enrich undergraduate education and strengthen the liberal arts tradition. Resources include a webinar series on technology in the liberal arts, a shared libraries program, and strategic consultation for educational institutions. Institutional membership is required.