Fall 2018 Schedule

8/27 Introductions

Register with Reclaim Hosting before you come to class.

In class

  • Introduction to each other
  • Introduction to the course
  • Slack tutorial
  • WordPress tutorial

PART I. TAKING RELIGIOUS STUDIES PUBLIC

9/10 The Public Digital Scholar

Readings

In class

  • Discussion of the readings
  • Present WordPress sites

9/17 Podcasting Religious Studies

Reading

Listening (pick one episode of each)

  • New Books in Religion
  • Religious Studies Project
  • Study Religion

In class

  • Discussion of the readings
  • Podcast Listen and Tell: Bring a 5-15 minute example of a good podcast story/episode. Be prepared to explain why you think it is a good example and what it can teach us.
  • Audio tutorial

9/24 Podcasting Workshop

In class

  • Work on podcasting assignment

10/1 Podcasting Presentation

In class

  • Present podcasting assignment
  • Discussion of the podcasting experience

10/8 Explainer Videos

Watch (watch a few from each)

In class

  • Video show and tell: Bring in a short explainer video that you think is a good example (can be from the above sources of elsewhere). Be prepared to explain why you think it is a good example what it can teach us.
  • Video tutorial

10/15 Video Workshop

In class

  • Work on video assignment

10/22 Video Presentation

  • Present video assignment
  • Discuss the video experience

10/29 Omeka and Digital Collections

In class

  • Discussion of the readings
  • Install Omeka on your host and Omeka tutorial. Bring your laptop.
  • Omeka tutorial

11/5 Omeka Workshop

  • Work on Omeka assignment

11/12 Omeka Presentation

  • Present Omeka sites
  • Discussion of Omeka experience

PART II. TOWARDS DIGITAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES

11/19 Digital Humanities

Read

In class

  • Discussion of the reading

11/26 Digital Methods for the Humanities

Read

In class

  • Discussion of the reading

12/3 Digital Religious Studies

Read

In class

  • Discussion of the reading