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Teaching Digital Humanities Around the World: An Infrastructural Approach to a Community-Driven DH Course Registry

Abstract : The digital humanities (DH) enrich the traditional fields of the humanities with new practices, approaches and methods. Since the turn of the millennium, the necessary skills to realise these new possibilities have been taught in summer schools, workshops and other alternative formats. In the meantime, a growing number of Bachelor's and Master's programmes in digital humanities have been launched worldwide. The DH Course Registry, which is the focus of this article, was created to provide an overview of the growing range of courses on offer worldwide. Its mission is to gather the rich offerings of different courses and to provide an up-to-date picture of the teaching and training opportunities in the field of DH. The article provides a general introduction to this emerging area of research and introduces the two European infrastructures CLARIN and DARIAH, which jointly operate the DH Course Registry. A short history of the Registry is accompanied by a description of the data model and the data curation workflow. Current data, available through the API of the Registry, is evaluated to quantitatively map the international landscape of DH teaching. Preprint of a publication for LibraryTribune (China) (accepted)
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Tanja Wissik, Jennifer Edmond, Frank Fischer, Franciska de Jong, Stefania Scagliola, et al.. Teaching Digital Humanities Around the World: An Infrastructural Approach to a Community-Driven DH Course Registry. 2020. ⟨hal-02500871⟩

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