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DH Pedagogy

The book cover to Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom: A Practical Introduction for Teachers, Lecturers, and Students. The cover features colorful doodles of office and computer supplies like a keyboard, ruler, pencil, marker, and a mouse and cursor.

Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom, written by Claire Battershill and Shawna Ross, is the go-to guide to using digital tools and resources in the Humanities classroom. The book is rooted in the day-to-day experience of teaching, and written for those without specialist technical knowledge.

Using Digital Humanities also offers a Digital Companion that has been designed to answer commonly asked questions quickly and clearly.

DH Course Randomizer

The Digital Companion site to Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom offers a DH Course Randomizer for users to easily generate a multimodal DH course plan and view how it scores for synchronicity, active learning, and teacher effort.


#DLFteach Toolkits are openly available, peer-reviewed lesson plans and concrete instructional strategies developed by the DLF Digital Library Pedagogy Group (#DLFteach).

All lessons include learning goals, preparation, and a session outline. Additional materials—including slides, handouts, assessments, and datasets—are hosted in the DLF Open Science Framework (OSF) repository as well as linked from each lesson.

Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments

Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities, hosted by the Modern Language Association and Humanities Commons, is a curated collection of reusable and re-mixable resources for teaching and research. Organized by keyword, the annotated artifacts can be saved in collections for future reference or sharing. Each keyword includes a curatorial statement and ten artifacts that exemplify that keyword.

Index for the introduction to the collection, "Curating Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities":

1. Getting Started and Overview

        • Why "Digital Pedagogy"?
        • Why a Digital Format?
        • What's in This Collection?

2. Key Concepts in Digital Pedagogy

        • Openness
        • Collaboration
        • Play
  • Practice
  • Student Agency
  • Identity
        • BUT . . . FERPA!
        • BUT . . . I don’t have time!
        • BUT . . . where do I start?
        • BUT . . . how do I scaffold?
  • BUT . . . what about grading?
  • BUT . . . what if my students are resistant?
  • BUT . . . does digital pedagogy count?
  • BUT . . . this all sounds daunting!

4. History of the Development of Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities

        • Digital Pedagogy within Digital Humanities
        • Digital Pedagogy beyond Digital Humanities
        • Digital Pedagogy Struggling to Find Its Voice within Digital Humanities
        • Scholarly Infrastructure for Digital Pedagogy
        • Pedagogical Materials as Scholarship

5. Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities Structure and Approach

        • Keywords
        • Tagging
        • Editing in Public via GitHub
  • Working with Open Peer Review
  • Shifting the Concept of “Published”
  • The Shifting Role of “Publisher”