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Feedback needed: Learn IT @ Lunch program

We are reviewing the LearnIT @ Lunch program and would like to hear from you. The information gathered will be used to help shape the future of the program and our offerings.

Complete the survey by May 15.

The survey should only take a few minutes to complete. Thank you in advance for your participation.

Save the date – Staff TechFair

OIT will host a Staff TechFair this summer. Do save the date!

Wednesday, July 17
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Technology Engagement Center (Telecom Building)

Food  +  Prizes  +  Demos + Workshops

Participate in Art + Tech Fair

OIT and Duke Arts will co-sponsor the second annual Art + Tech Fair on September 12, 2019. A request for proposals is now open for art + technology projects to feature at the event. The deadline for submissions is June 1. https://artscenter.duke.edu/news/participate-in-art-tech-fair-2019/

Learn IT @ Lunch Nifty tech tips: Followup Resources

Miss today’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Woulda, coulda, shoulda: Nifty tech tips from the Duke Community”?  A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording. Session slides are available online at: https://duke.app.box.com/v/nifty-tech-tips.

Our presenters: Debrah Suggs & Matt Royal (OIT Collaborative Services)

Learn IT @ Lunch Identity Theft: Followup Resources

Miss yesterday’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Protecting yourself against identity theft”?  A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.  Session slides are available via Box.

Our presenter John Shaw, University IT Security Office.
Q&A session at the end of the program.

Digital Scholarship Services Digital Brown Bags

Join Duke University Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services for the final two Digital Brown Bags of the semester:

Sowers & Reapers: DH Pedagogy in the Classroom
April 4 (Thu) 12:00–1:00 PM
The Edge / Murthy Digital Studio (Bostock Library 121)
Limited seating – register to hold a seat or be added to the waiting list.
https://duke.libcal.com/event/5130583

The Bass Connections’ class Sowers and Reapers provided an opportunity for undergraduate students to document the relationship between gardening, human rights, and displacement in Durham, NC, using digital pedagogies. The class features a publicly accessible website that features students’ research on two historic garden clubs and one community garden in Durham and a collaborative Instagram account that shows how students engaged with the class themes while developing their research projects. Join Giulia Ricco (Romance Studies) and Robin Kirk (Cultural Anthropology) to discuss their strategies for including digital humanities pedagogy in the classroom.

Incorporating Digital Final Projects into Undergraduate Courses
April 18 (Thu) 12:00–1:00 PM
The Edge / Murthy Digital Studio (Bostock Library 121)
Limited seating – register to hold a seat or be added to the waiting list.
https://duke.libcal.com/event/5130592

Sasha Panaram is a Ph.D. Candidate in English also pursuing certificates in African & African American Studies, Women’s Studies, and College Teaching at Duke University. She is currently teaching an English course entitled “Treasure(d) Maps: Writing the American South,” which is affiliated with the Representing Migration Humanities Lab and sponsored by the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Instructorship Fellowship. During her Digital Brown Bag presentation she will discuss the origins of the course, how teaching with maps can prompt different engagements with literary texts, and the challenges and successes of incorporating digital final projects into the class, especially as it concerns developing assignment guidelines and accompanying rubrics.

Learn IT @ Lunch Document Accessibility: Followup Resources

Miss today’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Adventures in PDF and Document Accessibility”?  Check out the Duke Web Accessibility website for information and resources. Have questions? Contact us.

Our presenter Joel Crawford-Smith (OIT) assisting Steve and Susan from Duke’s Pathology Office.

T-Mobile upgrading system at Duke

OIT announces that T-Mobile will invest $7M in its Duke campus cell coverage system. T-Mobile will begin upgrading hardware and software in 147 buildings to improve overall cell coverage on campus. Work is expected to be completed in spring 2019.

Digital Humanities Week

Join John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University for Digital Humanities Week, March 25-29, 2019. View the full schedule online at: https://digitalhumanities.duke.edu/dhi-week-2019.

Event highlights:

  • Monday, March 25: Triangle Digital Humanities Institute on Digital Humanities Pedagogy
  • Tuesday, March 26: Publishing In/With Hybrid Forms
  • Wednesday, March 27: Engaged DH Pedagogies Outside the Classroom
  • Thursday, March 28: Versatile Careers/Activist Pedagogies
  • Friday, March 29: New DH Technologies: DALMI and Wired

For questions, email dhi-contact@duke.edu.

Learn IT @ Lunch Google Analytics: Followup Resources

Miss yesterday’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Making Informed Decisions: Google Analytics Crash Course”?  A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.

Our presenters: Greg Whitaker & Jillian Warren

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