Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Introduction to Computing Technologies for the Digital Humanities
DIGI 2306 Introduction to Computing Technologies for the Digital Humanities
Prerequisites:COSC 1901 or permission of the instructor.
Hours:Two hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory work per week for one term.
Description:This course introduces the fundamental computing technologies that are used in the Digital Humanities, including web publishing, website development, and information management. Students will receive a practical introduction to the Internet, HTML, XML markup, multimedia authoring tools such as Adobe Flash, database management systems, scripting tools, and related technologies. In addition, common file formats, principles of imaging, document storage and retrieval, human-computer interaction, and terminologies will be presented. This course may be credited toward English Studies and Computer Science.