Past Digital Literacy Assignment Grants

2019-2020

Cassie Hays, Associate Professor of Sociology), was awarded funds to develop a semester-long digital research project for Sociology 400 that will help students present their independent research in digital form.

Christopher Oechler, Assistant Professor of Spanish, was awarded funds to support a digital assignment in Spanish 365: Female Authors and Agency in Golden Age Spain, to be taught in the spring of 2021. Students will create and publish an online critical and annotated edition of short novellas from Mariana de Carvajal y Saavedra’s Navidades de Madrid y noches entretenidas (1663).

2018-2019

Melissa Forbes, Adjunct Instructor of English, received funding to develop a module on digital mapping and the use of maps as a rhetorical device in the course, “Writing Across Media.”

Dina Lowy, Associate Professor of History, received funding to develop an assignment that would ask students to develop their own timelines for the course, “East Asia to 1800.”

2017-2018 

Marta Robertson, Associate Professor in the Sunderman Conservatory Prof. Robertson received funds to work with librarians and a Digital Scholarship Fellow. Marta will develop resources for her MUS_CLAS 442 course that will help students work with digital tools such as the Genius annotation software, Word Press, and Timeline JS.

Alecea Standlee, Assistant Professor of Sociology Prof. Standlee received funds to work with librarians and a Digital Scholarship Fellow. She will develop resources that will allow her to integrate digital literacy assignments into her new course, “Digital Culture and Online Behavior”.

Jill Ogline Titus, Associate Director of the Civil War Institute Jill received funding to work with librarians and a Digital Scholarship Fellow. Jill will revise HIST 301, “Introduction to Public History,” to include assignments that help students become proficient in the use of two digital tools, Timeline JS and StoryMap JS.

2016-2017

Salma Monani, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Prof. Monani was awarded this grant to work with librarians and a Digital Scholarship Fellow. She will develop a digital assignment as the final project for the course, ES 225, Introduction to Environmental Humanities.

Stephanie Sobelle, Associate Professor of English Prof. Sobelle received this grant to work with librarians and a Digital Scholarship Fellow. Prof. Sobelle will develop a more robust online platform for her students to use in the course, ENG 308, Writing the Literary Review.