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Teaching with Digital HumanitiesTools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature$
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Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780252042232

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.001.0001

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Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy in the Classroom Laboratory

Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy in the Classroom Laboratory

Chapter:
(p.3) 1. Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy in the Classroom Laboratory
Source:
Teaching with Digital Humanities
Author(s):

Ryan Cordell

Benjamin J. Doyle

Elizabeth Hopwood

Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0001

Ryan Cordell, Benjamin Doyle, and Elizabeth Hopwood’s essay seizes a nineteenth-century invention, the kaleidoscope, as a model and metaphor for pedagogical practices and learning spaces that encourage play and experimentation. Through examples that involve setting letterpress type, the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) encoding of nineteenth-century texts as an interpretive process, and the collaborative creation of Wikipedia pages, the authors describe how experiments with contemporary technologies help students claim scholarly agency over the texts and tools central to their study of the nineteenth century. Kaleidoscopic pedagogy encourages students to discover how C19 competencies like close reading and contemporary methods of coding and data analysis have the potential to be mutually constitutive, inspiring a more nuanced understanding of both periods.

Keywords:   Wikipedia, pedagogy, digital humanities, TEI, coding, data analysis, close reading, play, experimentation, Twitterbot, making, building, book history, technology history, poetry

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