Teaching Writing with Comic Books

Multimodal composition is core to the first-year writing curriculum at the University of Rochester. Alongside term papers, students create short movies, interactive websites, comic strips, and more. Comic Life (comiclife.com) is a
By : Joe Easterly | Jan 15, 2020

DigITaL: Digital Ideas for Teaching & Learning

DigITaL is an interactive and educational portal where instructors can share and access reviews, tutorials, and other materials related to bringing new technologies into the classroom, for use in their own teaching.
By : Joe Easterly | Jan 15, 2020

Presenting on Mediate at ACH

ACH and Mediate The Association for Computers in the Humanities (ACH) Conference took place at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh, PA, July 32-26, 2019. While this conference might seem out of
By : Tiamat Fox | Oct 31, 2019

Imaging Ancient Roman Tablets

Supporting Research In the fall of 2018, I was part of a small research team, comprised of Classics Professor Nicholas Gresens, undergrads Elise Lia, ’20, and Shaim Mahir, ’21, that traveled to
By : LisaWright | Oct 28, 2019

Digital Pedagogy Workshop 2019

Thoughtful Pedagogy, Innovative Projects The digital pedagogy workshop series began in August 2018 as a means to cultivate a learning community around digital pedagogy among the University of Rochester faculty and staff
By : Joe Easterly | Oct 25, 2019

Tokkan Kozo

Joanne Bernardi, Professor of Japanese and Film and Media Studies, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
By : joshr | Jul 10, 2019

Library Consortium Receives Grant to Support Data and Digital Literacy

Ninety percent of the world’s data is only two years old, and the tools, methods, and platforms to explore and use it are continually evolving. The overwhelming pace at which information and
By : Matthew Cook | Jul 10, 2019

Dynamic Maps Using CSV, Google Earth, KML and ArcGIS Online

In Fall 2018, Professor Molly Ball’s History 252: Immigration in the Americas students developed original research based on archival and primary sources to explore how Rochester’s own immigrant history can not only
By : Blair Tinker | Apr 29, 2019

Digitizing on a Big Scale: the NAMES Project’s AIDS Memorial Quilt

At the occasion of the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation collaborated with the Digital Scholarship Lab to create a new digital reproduction of the University of
By : Clara Auclair | Feb 22, 2019

Visualizing Sea Levels- GIS Class Exercise

The Digital Scholarship Lab collaborated with professor Carmala Garzione (Earth and Environmental Sciences) to create an exercise for her sedimentology course to examine sea level change’s impact on geologic formation. The goals
By : Blair Tinker | Jan 2, 2019