Writing Community College Students Into the Digital Landscape

In this third session hosted by the Indian River State College, Dr. Anne McGrail, Lane Community College, will explore how she has adapted and used digital humanities methods, and the importance of digital humanities work in a community college setting. Beginning with the role that precarity plays in students’ lives, she will outline how she teaches digital humanities and is influenced by community college contexts. The frame she uses has

Storytelling with Maps to Understand Community Challenges

The Indian River State College is presenting a talk that will explore how communities can harness mapping tools (e.g., Google Maps, StoryMaps) to better center the individual stories of people facing community challenges. Many of today’s challenges are place-based, such as economic struggles and environmental issues. Interactive spatial tools give digital humanities researchers and creators rich possibilities for archiving, connecting, and contextualizing individuals’ stories that are linked to local concerns.

History, Heritage, and Culture: Digital Storytelling for All

Indian River State College welcomes Dr. Taylor as he presents a low-lift, high-impact approach for everyone to leverage digital technologies for storytelling of history, heritage, culture, and community. He will provide an intellectual background for understanding how communication is continually changing as a result of digital technology advancement. The attendees and workshop participants will take away strategies for creating and sharing histories using a digital humanities framework that includes students

Designing Digital Projects to Connect with Local Communities and Diverse Constituencies

This presentation considers approaches to designing digital projects that create connections between campuses and communities through processes of cultural heritage preservation. The focus, in particular, is on using digital methodologies as tools for engaging with the histories of marginalized groups in Florida. Dr. Heffernan, Dr. Leverette, Dr. López, and Dr. McCarl will discuss three projects based at the University of North Florida: Editing the Eartha MM White Collection (unfdhi.org/earthawhite), the

Tools and Techniques for Exploration in the Digital Humanities

The field of Digital Humanities (DH) is broad, and the applied tools are as diverse as the projects in which they are used. The Center for Humanities and Digital Research at the University of Central Florida creates and supports a variety of DH projects. These include text-based corpora such as Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary, mixed reality projects such as ELLE, the EndLess LEarner, mapping projects such as the Veterans Legacy Program,

Water/Ways Docent Tour

Attend a docent tour! It’s a tour led by tour guides who provide a more local story about our waterways. While this exhibition can be self-guided, going on a tour will give more local information on our community waterways and what you can do to help maintain our rivers, lagoons, and oceans. Thank you to our partners St. Lucie County Oxbow Eco-Center, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, The Community Foundation

Water/Ways Docent Tour

Attend a docent tour! It’s a tour led by tour guides who provide a more local story about our waterways. While this exhibition can be self-guided, going on a tour will give more local information on our community waterways and what you can do to help maintain our rivers, lagoons, and oceans. Thank you to our partners St. Lucie County Oxbow Eco-Center, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, The Community Foundation

St Lucie Water Champions Virtual Course: “Saving Our Watershed”

Join the Oxbow Eco-Center to start charting a course to healthier, more pristine aquatic habitats in St. Lucie County. Our local waterways are significant environmentally and economically. They give us so much in the way of jobs, recreation, and quality of life. These natural systems are fragile and need our help. The St. Lucie Water Champions virtual course is a great place to begin. In this course, participants will engage

Water/Ways Docent Tour

Attend a docent tour! It’s a tour led by tour guides who provide a more local story about our waterways. While this exhibition can be self-guided, going on a tour will give more local information on our community waterways and what you can do to help maintain our rivers, lagoons, and oceans. Thank you to our partners St. Lucie County Oxbow Eco-Center, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, The Community Foundation

Water/Ways Docent Tour

Attend a docent tour! It’s a tour led by tour guides who provide a more local story about our waterways. While this exhibition can be self-guided, going on a tour will give more local information on our community waterways and what you can do to help maintain our rivers, lagoons, and oceans. Thank you to our partners St. Lucie County Oxbow Eco-Center, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Event Center, The Community Foundation

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