Vannevar Bush and As We May Think
What is Humanities Computing?
How the course will be run
Look at the Web site
As We May Think
How can technology help the peace?
Technology and Thinking
Communicating, Classifying and Associating
Computers and the Humanities
What do computers have to do with the humanities?
What are the Humanities?
(History, Languages, Philosophy, English, Arts, French)
Disciplines that look at what human culture, art and communication
Disciplines that look at how we think and express ourselves
What is a computer?
A general purpose, digital, electronic, calculating machine
A technology that extends our thinking, expressing and communicating
How will the course be run?
Office hours, Thursday 2-4pm, TSH 309A
Come and visit!
Lectures twice a week
Lecture notes will be online
Sign up for tutorials after Monday's class
Small group work
Multipart Web Assignment
Content of Course
Understanding Multimedia Communication in the Humanities
Design of Multimedia
Digital Media: Text and Image
Digital Media: Sound and Video
Hypertext and Hypermedia
History of Multimedia Computing
Futures of Multimedia Computing
Multimedia and Learning
In TSH 206
Groups of up to 25
Within Tutorial you form Small Groups of 4-5
Assignments will be handed in and returned in Tutorial
Sign up for tutorials at office on 2nd floor of TSH (205) starting Monday after class
In the Tutorial you will learn hands-on skills needed
Your TA is your friend
Participtation in tutorial and small group worksheets
I will assign participation marks to students who go out of their way to help
5 online multiple-choice forms
First one to be completed by September 29
Three parts, topic page, interface design, and full Web site
Topic due week of Oct 13 in Tutorial
Readings and the Web Site
Readings are on the Web (See outline)
Created by Geoffrey Rockwell,