Digital Research in the Humanities is aimed at upper-level undergraduates interested in gaining expertise in advanced research strategies. Students will be introduced to the conventions of scholarly research within their disciplines by developing research questions, conducting literature reviews, and presenting the results of their research. In this course, the emphasis is on understanding disciplinary research processes, finding primary and secondary sources, synthesizing information, and thinking critically about how sources support a scholarly argument. This course will prepare students for conducting research throughout their academic careers.
Combination of discussion, presentation of concepts and strategies, and applied knowledge through hands-on assignments using a computer lab.