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Princeton students capture photo, video footage of Moria migrant camp riot | Community | ekathimerini.com

Three weeks ago, student journalists from the US’s Princeton University began visiting migration camps and interviewing residents about their new lives in Greece. On Monday afternoon, they were working on the island of Lesvos outside the camp at Moria when… Continue Reading →

Jupyter Notebook

Jupyter Notebook is a browser-based Python application enabling the creation of documents that can contain both rich text and executable computer code.  By mixing text and code in the same display, these notebooks are useful for presenting not only data… Continue Reading →

Professor Thomas Conlan, East Asian Studies, talks about his interactive web site, Komonjo

Location: 330 Frist Campus Center (The McGraw Teaching Lab). Teaching with Technology Showcase: Professor Thomas Conlan, East Asian Studies, demonstrates a teaching website developed with McGraw’s Educational Technologies group. The Komonjo (documents) website is a learning environment that supports Professor… Continue Reading →

McGraw Center’s Digital Learning Lab featured on Princeton home page

And we look GREAT. Many thanks to our friends in Princeton’s Office of Communication, Emily Aronson and Nick Donnoli, for making this video.

13 things blogs on McGrawCommons can do

While the McGrawCommons platform includes several platforms for different types of coursework, WordPress serves as the platform for the creation of course blogs. WordPress provides a stable, consistent, and easy-to-use platform for for collaborative writing and knowledge construction, publishing, and… Continue Reading →

OpenSeadragon

The Princeton University Digital Library (PUDL) is a terrific source of digitized materials from the Library’s collections.  The selection of these materials for digitization is often driven by teaching needs.  Several of the teaching projects to which the McGraw Center… Continue Reading →

Next-gen document cameras (are small)

The McGraw Center has recently purchased a document camera that can be borrowed for course use or lecture flipping. If the last document camera you’ve seen is about the size of a dorm-room refrigerator you will be surprised at how… Continue Reading →

Student work in East Asian Humanities

HUM 233 / EAS 233 / COM 233: East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations provides an introduction to the art, literature, religion, and philosophy of China, Japan, and Korea of the classical period. For its last three offerings, the course… Continue Reading →

What faculty members can find at McGraw’s Digital Learning Lab

A familiar center, familiar staff, but a new name and mission. We are pleased to announce our recently re-branded learning lab. There are more changes coming in the new academic year. Soon, the DLL will be one of the largest… Continue Reading →

Wrapped in secrecy: Professor Conlan reveals the not-so-secret secrets of medieval Japanese court documents using an innovative website

What do you do with a kirifu? Thomas Conlan, Professor of East Asian Studies, explains this, and many other mysteries on his new webpage, Komonjo. The website celebrates Conlan’s research concerning the three collections of medieval Japanese court manuscripts featured… Continue Reading →

The importance of document “styles” for teaching and learning

A writer’s style is what makes for a readership. Readers return to an author with a style that appeals to them. Defining “style” in another way, one might consult a style guide, for example, The Chicago Manual of Style, as… Continue Reading →

2015 Digital Bootcamp

Between November 2nd and 6th, 2015 (Fall Break week) the McGraw Center will co-sponsor a digital media bootcamp in partnership with the Council of the Humanities at Princeton. The Media Boot Camp is designed to provide a practical grounding in… Continue Reading →

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