DH-405 / 6 credits

Teacher: Kaplan Frédéric

Language: English


Summary

This course gives an introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of the Digital Humanities, both from a theoretical and applied point of view. The course introduces the Digital Humanities circle of processing and interpretation, from data acquisition to new understandings.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic math

One programming course

Recommended courses

Bachelor Course in Digital Humanities (SHS, HUM-369)

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Explain the great transformations of Human and Social sciences
  • Synthesize the contents of several articles
  • Compare different types of research
  • Identify the main trends of the domain

Transversal skills

  • Take account of the social and human dimensions of the engineering profession.
  • Summarize an article or a technical report.
  • Demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises

Assessment methods

Collective Project

Resources

Websites

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Foundations of digital humanities
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Foundations of digital humanities
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exam form: During the semester (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Foundations of digital humanities
  • Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11   BC03 
11-12    
12-13     
13-14  CM1100BC03 
14-15   
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Wednesday, 13h - 15h: Lecture CM1100

Thursday, 10h - 12h: Lecture BC03

Thursday, 13h - 15h: Exercise, TP BC03