Monthly Archives: May 2012

HBCU Digital Commons

Most of us who are working at HBCU’s and small liberal arts colleges find ourselves alone in our quest to use Digital Humanities in our classes, in our research, and in our departmental work.  I would like to suggest the … Continue reading

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Session proposal: Using university library archives and digital collections for student projects

The Mervyn H. Sterne Library at UAB hosts UAB Digital Collections (, including oral histories, student-created ethnographic films, images, letters, and other documents related to medical history; StoryCorps interviews, and archives of a number of UAB publications.  Although we don’t … Continue reading

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Virtual Environments

I would like to see a session on how virtual environments can be used as educational tools in the classroom. Van Dora

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Screencasting and Grading

Hi. I’m not sure how many are familiar with screencasting (web 2.0 tool) but I think a great session on using screencasting as a tool to comment on student writing and other assignments would be beneficial to all.   Van … Continue reading

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Apple iPad Workshops!!

Calling all iPad users . . . Andre Vlajk, Higher Education Account Manager in Technology Assessment, Planning, and Consulting for Apple will be presenting two workshops for THATCamp HBCU on Thursday, June 14th: 1) “Tips and Tricks on iPad” Demonstrates … Continue reading

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Apps4Art: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

A year ago, when I was hallucinating about having a cache of iPads to pass around my class, I responded to a grant initiative in my region for proposals involving a consortium of members from four universities in North Carolina’s … Continue reading

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Please Post Your Proposals!!

OK, everyone!  It’s time to get posting!! THATCamp HBCU depends upon you to decide what we will be doing in our sessions. Do you want to discuss a theory?  Find common ground? Rant?  Rave? This is your chance!  You don’t … Continue reading

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Session Proposal: On Beyond Blackboard

Many of us have been saddled with outdated Blackboard Systems for Course Management at our campuses.  What system do you use?  What are the alternatives?  How do we organize and deliver our courses without confusing and overwhelming our students?

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New to THATCamp

I am hoping to have a blast. This will be my first time.  Well it seems really cool to get together with like minds and create. Really looking forward to the process. I hope that others will jump on board. … Continue reading

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Workshops (so far!) at THATCamp HBCU

THATCamp Workshops are the heart of any THATCamp (un)Conference.  We all love to learn something new, or learn something better. We are planning to offer Workshops on Thursday and Friday Morning (Please see schedule). These are the Workshops we have … Continue reading

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