|Module Credits:||10 ECTS Credits|
|Teaching Method:||Face to Face|
To introduce learners to the fundamentals of the Digital Humanities; the learner will become familiar with Humanities Computing research and Digital Humanities artefacts, will be able to evaluate Digital Humanities projects and research problems, and will identify and develop methodolgoies, theories and technologies that will contribute to the disciplines in specific problem areas.
Introduction to the discipline of Humanities Computing and its relation to Digital Humanities; National and International Humanities Computing Organisations; History of Humanities Computing; Data Archives, Preservation and Usability; Collapse of the Methods Network; Delivering Functional Digital Objects. The practical component of this module will involve identifying and evaluating a research topic suitable for fulfilling the requirements of AFF614 (project and dissertation).
Total marks: 100; 50% examination, 50% continual assessment
Continual Assessment: Seminar participation will be mandatory and assessed. Tutorial assignments will be assigned prior to sessions. Three possible special topics will be examined for their project. One will be identified and will form the basis for the examination project plan.
Examination: Learners will be expected to complete a 5,000 word project plan that will correspond to their AFF614 project and dissertation.
40 lecture hours (with lecturer); 4 online tutorial hours (with tutor); 8 online seminar hours (with moderator); 108 private hours