CMS.633 Digital Humanities: Topics, Techniques, and Technologies


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Examines theory and practice of using computational methods in the emerging field of digital humanities. Develops an understanding of key digital humanities concepts such as data representation, digital archives, information visualization, and user interaction through the study of contemporary research in conjunction with working on real-world projects for scholarly, educational, and public needs. Students create prototypes, write design papers, and conduct user studies. Some programming and design experience is helpful but not required. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.633 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by K. Fendt.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Wednesdays in 16-676.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the CMS.633 Stellar site.

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