Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 26

Augmented Reality, Museums, and Accessibility

I’ve been playing with smart-phone enabled augmented reality and museum collections in some of my classes. I’d be interested in talking with folks about this work, showing how we use various free software tools to do it and the outcomes (my class’s augmented reality pop up museum catalogue). I’m wondering how this tech could be …

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Oct 26

Session proposal: X things you should know about accessibility and the digital humanities

I serve as a resource for the digital humanities center in my library and have been asked to facilitate a brown bag discussion on accessibility and the digital humanities. I’m also a member of a THATCamp organizing committee and am thinking of ways to approach accessibility-related topics if we offer workshops in addition to sessions …

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Oct 26

Session proposal: accessible tools and methods for DH work

I’m interested in talking about accessible tools for DH work: how to use digital tools more accessibly and exploring more accessible alternatives. If anyone else is interested in exploring this during THATCamp Accessibility, I’m thinking we could go about it in a number of different ways. For example, we could talk informally and make notes, …

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Oct 26

Location Map

Location Map for THATCamp Accessibility. Residence Commons is 'CO' on any campus directory.

From Tom, a map of exactly where we are meeting tomorrow AM. Second Floor, Residence Commons, Room 270 (faces back out towards the street).

Oct 26

How do we get content from word clouds?

Some time ago I became involved with a primitive game called the Geowiki game that was being studied by Clair Dormann a postdoctoral fellow in the HOT Lab at Carleton. The work was being done in conjuction with the Cybercartography initiative.   The game involved sequentially picking three commands, one from each of three categories. …

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Oct 25

Start time: 8am – 8.30

Hi everyone, The schedule for a THATCamp of course is designed bottom up, emerging from the interests of its participants. (If you’re signed up, please do suggest some ideas by logging into the site and posting!) But, we do have to have a bit of a framework for the day. This is what I’m proposing: …

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Oct 24

Partner Profile – Instructional Media Services

Logo for IMS and CUES

We are pleased to acknowledge the support and aid that our very own Instructional Media Services and the Carleton University Event Support groups have provided for THATCamp. IMS and CUES supports faculty and staff in the delivery of teaching and the use of classroom tech support. Through their generous support, we are able to equip …

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Oct 23

Something to Mull Over

Good Evening fellow and fella un conference goers, I don’t necessarily have my own session to propose, but wish to add some thoughts based on my own experiences and work, as well as on the thoughts already expressed through this forum. As a grad student researching and working in an online environment I have found …

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Oct 23

If anyone coming needs ASL – tell us by tonight

Hey everyone – if you require any communications accommodations like ASL or CART you must tell us by today (rather than Wednesday).

Oct 22

Registration for on-site participation now closed; Online participation still an option!

I’m dreadful at writing headlines, but that one, I think, captures the gist of it. We’ve now closed registration for physical attendance at Carleton on October 27th. However, virtual participation via our accessible online conference system will be available to all. We’ll be posting the exact links and access codes later this week. If you …

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