by Caterina Agostini and Francesca Giannetti Introduction Earlier this year, Rutgers was invited to become a participant in the beta evaluation of ITHAKA JSTOR’s Constellate, a text analysis and pedagogy platform. As a result, we have had early view into a rapidly evolving service that aims to advance text analytics pedagogy. While pedagogy is its main thrust at the moment, Constellate is a fairly complex offering that is structured around three “pillars”: data, pedagogy, and research. For readers who are familiar with JSTOR’s Data for Research (DfR) program, which has provided researchers with bibliographic metadata, unigrams, bigrams, and trigrams for JSTOR journals and books sinceRead More →

In the Spring semester, we had unexpected situations, quick changes, and we adapted to new circumstances. Have you found yourself chatting with colleagues about what is most effective in working remotely? Did you feel that some classroom activities and functionalities could not fully transfer online, or not quite the way you wanted that transition to be? Have you thought it might be a good time to see how digital humanities tools can be used in your teaching practice? One of the first, noticeable differences is that we are working from home. So, if we are used to presenting new topics in a classroom, talking toRead More →