ATS2329 - Project in applied digital humanities - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Chief examiner(s)

Dr Daniel Black


Dr Daniel Black

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2019 (On-campus)




The unit has a domestic field tripdomestic field trip ( component and may incur an additional cost.


Students in this unit will become part of a team applying digital humanities trans-disciplinary skills and resources to an original research problem. Throughout semester, they will collaborate with one another and academic staff to engage meaningfully with a research project, further developing their digital humanities research skills and gaining valuable practical experience of working as part of a team. Under the leadership of an experienced researcher, they will play an active role in generating new knowledge by employing digital humanities methods. The unit introduces students to the skills needed to design and execute future self-directed projects.


Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  1. develop and enact research practise to engage with an established or directed project;
  2. apply discipline knowledge and interdisciplinary "know-how" to achieve specified outcomes;
  3. exercise creative, design thinking and critically informed judgment to identify and apply solutions to problems;
  4. adopt applicable processes, methods and an open attitude towards inquiry and experimentation;
  5. utilise technical, communication and professional skills in conducting and reporting on the research project;
  6. contribute to a project with a degree of independence, originality, accountability and collaboration with other parties and stakeholders;
  7. identify and apply the occupational health and safety requirements appropriate to the discipline practice.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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