Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Public Lecture: “Women, Websites, and Wikipedia: Accessible Digital Pedagogy and the Undergraduate Classroom” by Dr. Chelsea Gardner

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Type: Lecture

 “Women, Websites, and Wikipedia: Accessible Digital Pedagogy and the Undergraduate Classroom”

Dr. Chelsea Gardner, Assistant Professor of Ancient History at Acadia University

 

28 April 2021, 4-5pm Atlantic.

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Description:

How do you integrate meaningful DH pedagogy into a short, 13-week undergraduate semester? How can we, as educators, empower students to create and mediate digital content responsibly? What specific skills do students need, and what will they learn? In this talk, Chelsea Gardner addresses these questions through the presentation of three case studies that each introduce digital platforms into the undergraduate classroom: Wikipedia Education, Women in Antiquity, and Peopling the Past. These platforms form the basis of classroom assignments that aim to provide students with skills that impart digital literacy and contribute to impactful research through the creation and improvement of globally accessible, open-access resources.

 

Bio:

Dr. Chelsea Gardner is Assistant Professor of Ancient History at Acadia University. As an archaeologist, her field research focuses primarily on religious space and cultural identity in southern Greece, where she co-directs the CARTography Project and the Southern Mani Archaeological Project. Her digital humanities research centres largely on DH pedagogy and integrating high-impact practices into the undergraduate classroom. She is a WikiScholar, director of the From Stone to Screen project, creator of the Women in Antiquity website and, most recently, the founder of Peopling the Past, an award-winning initiative that hosts free, open-access resources for teaching and learning about real people in the ancient world.  Her DH publications have appeared in Digital Humanities QuarterlyJournal for Interactive Teaching and Pedagogy, and the Debates in the Digital Humanities series.

 

This talk is free and open to the public. Students and community members welcome. 

 

This event is hosted by the St. Francis Xavier Digital Humanities Centre and DHSI-East.

 

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