CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: DIGITAL LITERACY FACULTY WORKING GROUP

The Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) is partnering with the Center for Faculty Excellence, the University Writing Program, Information Technology Services, and the University Libraries to identify participants for a faculty working group on integrating digital literacy into arts and humanities curricula. The working group will meet a total of eight times during February, March, and April of 2017 to learn about digital literacy and develop curricular resources

Participants will receive a $1,000 stipend. Note that stipends are subject to reductions related to university benefits, taxes, etc.

    Activities include: 

  • Workshops for learning about digital literacy in the arts and humanities.
  • Guest speakers to share experiences and help to conceptualize approaches to digital literacy.
  • Developing assignment modules (readings, lesson plans, assignments, resources, sample projects).
  • Identifying potential initiatives for furthering digital literacy in the arts and humanities and on campus.

KEY DATES
Announce date: November 11, 2016
Proposal deadline: January 13, 2017
Grant awards announced: January 27, 2017

ELIGIBILITY
Any full-time faculty member at the University listed as instructor of record for a course section is eligible to apply.

EXPECTATIONS

    Award recipients agree to:

  • Participate fully in meetings with the working group.
  • Engage with any readings or research associated with group activities.
  • Develop a set of digital literacy learning resources around a significant assignment that can be conducted in a class.
  • Share a brief reflection upon completion of the working group.

APPLYING
Submit a current CV and statement outlining your interests in the working group including any imagined projects, potential collaborations, or learning resources related to digital literacy and the arts and humanities. The statement should be no more than one page and should be sent to Malina Chavez (malina@unc.edu) with a copy to Daniel Anderson (iamdan@unc.edu) no later than 11:59 PM on January 13, 2017.

For questions related to the proposal process, contact Daniel Anderson (iamdan@unc.edu).