Document Type

Journal Article

Department/Unit

Library

Abstract

This article discusses the objectives and outcomes of a project to enhance digital humanities training at the undergraduate level in a Hong Kong university. The co-investigators re-designed a multi-source dataset as an example and then taught a multi-step curriculum about gathering, organizing, and presenting original data to an introductory history course for undergraduates in a broad-based admissions social science programme. Undergraduates learned how to develop feasible topics, to search for data in different types of sources, to compile the data in spreadsheet format, and to describe the significance of the data for further research. This pilot curriculum enhanced the customary training for history students in the host institution which focuses primarily on qualitative analysis.

Publication Year

2015

Journal Title

International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning

Volume number

10

Issue number

3

Publisher

Taylor & Francis

First Page (page number)

208

Last Page (page number)

220

Referreed

1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1080/22040552.2015.1135499

ISSN (electronic)

1833-4105

Link to Publisher’s Edition

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/22040552.2015.1135499?journalCode=rjpl20

Copyright

This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning on 05 Feb 2016.

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