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Digital Skills and Thinking for the Humanities mini-symposium

Friday 29 January 2021
Kaltura Live Rooms

Digital Skills and Thinking for the Humanities mini-symposium (ONLINE!)

Friday 29 January is open to all those interested in teaching digital thinking and tools to students. 
(NB Those already confirmed registered for the full Teach-the-Teacher workshop need not re-register.)

Friday (9:30-12:30)
How to teach digital thinking and tools to students and what is on the digital horizon for the Humanities?

This morning will have presentations and panels on:

  • Didactics for teaching digital tools and thinking
  • Cutting edge digital approaches in the Humanities

Speakers will include:

  • Felienne Hermans (LIACS) on "How cognitive science informs teaching programming"
  • Suzan Verberne (LIACS) on "An introduction to neural language models"
  • Alex Brandsen (Fac. of Archaeology) on "Letting ALICE do the heavy lifting – How High Performance Computing facilities can help the Humanities"
  • Liselore Tissen (LUCAS) on "The ability to physically (re)create anything imaginable – Reshaping research and education through 3D printing" 
  • Jelger Kroese (Leiden University Centre for Innovation) on "Bridging the physical and digital: Extended Reality for education and research in Humanities" 

If you would like to register for this online mini-symposium please register for Kaltura Live Room login and password by emailing: lucdh@hum.leidenuniv.nl.

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