Teaching: Digital Skills for Research Postgraduates in the Humanities and Social Sciences

I recently co-taught a module on Digital Skills for Research Postgraduates in the Humanities and Social Sciences (PG6011/DH6014) with my colleague Paul O’Shea in University College Cork. We designed and delivered this one day intensive workshop aimed at introducing research postgraduates (MA MPhil, PhD) to a range of digital tools and skills that they can use […]

Crowdsourcing Wordle

I put together this Wordle to visually display my thoughts about crowdsourcing: Similar Posts: Crowdsourcing: Why I Do It

Crowdsourcing: Why I Do It

The basic definition of crowdsourcing first used by Jeff Howe (2006) is: “Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call.” I recently attended a seminar on Crowdsourcing and […]