Digital Pedagogy

5/2/17 // Digital Pedagogy Showcase

Digital Pedagogy Showcase Tuesday, May 2, 2017 12 – 1:30 pm in HUM-2 359   Get some syllabus inspiration! The inaugural cohort of the Digital Instruction Project lead this Brown Bag Session about developing and implementing new digital assignments in their classes. Join us as we discuss the benefits and challenges of adding digital tools into… Continue Reading 5/2/17 // Digital Pedagogy Showcase

Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

4/19/17 // Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium Wednesday, April 19, 2017 9 – 2 pm in the Digital Scholarship Commons The Digital Scholarship Commons is thrilled to announce the first Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium on April 19, 2017. At UC Santa Cruz, undergraduate students are engaged in creative, critical research using digital tools and platforms. This symposium will… Continue Reading 4/19/17 // Undergraduate Digital Research Symposium

Digital Project Discussion

3/9/17 // Digital Project Discussion

Thursday, March 9 | 4 – 5 PM, Location TBD Digital Project Discussion Session with Alan Craig If you’re working on a digital project and interested in integrating Virtual Reality or Augmented Reality components, bring your project idea, template, or work-in-progress to this open session. Email rdebling [at] to coordinate time to discuss your work… Continue Reading 3/9/17 // Digital Project Discussion

Understanding Virtual Reality

3/8/17 // Alan Craig

Wednesday, March 8 | 4 – 6 PM in Humanities 210 Alan Craig, “VR, AR, and the Brain”   Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are gaining traction in their use in education.  VR and AR offer unique affordances that are beneficial to teaching and learning.  This presentation will look at how we learn, and… Continue Reading 3/8/17 // Alan Craig

Map (c 1980) from the Soweto GIS Project

2/21/2017 // Angel Nieves

3 – 4 pm in Humanities 210  Angel Nieves: 3D Modeling and the Soweto Historic GIS project  The Soweto Historic GIS Project is a multi-layered historical geographic information system that explores the social, economic and political dimensions of urban development under South African apartheid regimes (1904/1948-1994) in Johannesburg’s all-black township of Soweto. Soweto (an acronym for… Continue Reading 2/21/2017 // Angel Nieves

Geographies Navigation

11/4/16 // Graduate Student Workshop on Mapping with Yoh Kawano

From Concept to Project: A Digital Mapping Workshop for Graduate Students with Yoh Kawano Friday, November 4 | 1:30 pm – 4 pm Humanities 402 Are you developing a digital map but feel unsure about your next steps? Or, having trouble reconciling the complexity of spatial theory with the nuts-and-bolts of GIS? Grad students interested in digital mapping… Continue Reading 11/4/16 // Graduate Student Workshop on Mapping with Yoh Kawano