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Fact and research in the digital age: a free resource

Gathering accurate information from the internet is risky business. Students have a particularly hard time critically reading web-based content. Fortunately, there is an excellent online primer on how to search, prove, and cross-check internet sources. I recommend this resource not… Continue Reading →

McGraw’s Ben Johnston to talk about collaboration with @PrincetonSPO on interactive, digital textbook.

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017 Time: 1:30 – 1:45 p.m. at WPCampus in Buffalo, NY.   The McGraw Center is pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Senior Educational Technologist, Ben Johnston, on the collaborative work he did with the Department… 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 →

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 →

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 →

The Humanities Go Google – The Chronicle of Higher Education

  Big Data comes to the humanities, and it could bring sweeping changes in how people “read” and study them. Source: The Humanities Go Google – The Chronicle of Higher Education Interested in “reading” thousands of books in minutes? You… Continue Reading →

The McGraw Center gets a new website

The McGraw Center is pleased to announce a new website design, the work of the Web Development Services (WDS) group in OIT. Jill Moraca, Ben Bakelaar and Amy Hepler of WDS are to be thanked for their efforts in building… Continue Reading →

The Future of the Textbook: A McGraw event — May 16th, 4:30-6:00, featuring Professor Jamie Rankin

To celebrate the completion of the online textbook, der | die | das, the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning will host an informal discussion on May 16th. The panel will feature der | die | das author, Professor Jamie… Continue Reading →

QuickStart Guide: Text analysis with TextSTAT

TextSTAT is a concordance program for executing search queries on local text corpora.  Files can also be imported from the Web. The program analyzes the corpus and displays word frequency lists, concordances, and keywords in context according to search terms…. Continue Reading →

A Commons for teaching at Princeton

The Mcgraw Center for Teaching and Learning is proud to announce a new service, the McGraw Commons. The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. It includes several installations of web-based teaching tools, hosted on Princeton… Continue Reading →

Classrooms for active learning

In December of 2013, The Special Committee on Classroom Design published a report outlining “traditional and emerging modalities of learning on campus.” The nine-member Committee, chaired by Mung Chiang, Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering, offered five recommendations for… 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 →

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