Category Archives: Teaching

Khan Academy and Duolingo

For those who don’t know, Khan Academy is a website of over 3200 short videos on such topics as math (from basic all the way up to calculus), physics (from just a little above my head to way above my … Continue reading

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Session Proposal: Making It So that You Can Fake It

One of the challenges of operating in the digital humanities is a reliance on often unreliable campus infrastructures; let’s spend some time hacking digital humanities advances/innovations (especially for the classroom) such that the backups and alternatives are easy for students … 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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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Many of us have been saddled with outdated Blackboard Systems for Course Management at our campuses.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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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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