[globaloutlookDH-l] Call for Proposals: Digital Modern Languages tutorial writing sprint

Maytee Garcia Vazquez maytee.garcia.vazquez at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 14:41:32 MST 2019


Hola, Paul Spence!

En Cuba existen investigaciones linguísticas muy útiles.
Ahora mismo, estamos celebrando la 28 Feria Internacional del Libro de la
Habana. Dentro de las propuestas, está Cuba Digital, un programa que reúne,
promociona y divulga los proyectos institucionales que se realizan en Cuba
en función de potenciar la lectura y los libros digitales.

El día 8 de febrero se presentó el Diccionario Geolectal de Cuba, en
digital, una propuesta del Instituto de Literatura y Linguística.

Por si les interesa:
http://www.cubaliteraria.cu/articulo.php?idarticulo=22573&idseccion=30

saludos,
Maytée

El mié., 13 feb. 2019 a las 9:30, Spence, Paul (<paul.spence en kcl.ac.uk>)
escribió:

> Siento no traducir esto, pero se trata de una iniciativa para crear
> recursos educativos para fomentar el estudio o investigación de lenguas
> modernas con métodos digitales. En realidad, tiene un enfoque anglófono por
> el perfil del proyecto, pero conecta con debates sobre la diversidad
> lingüística en general. Si alguien tiene interés en conectarlo con debates
> sobre fomentación de lenguas extranjeras desde perspectivas no-anglófonas,
> yo estaría encantado de hablarlo.
>
>
>
> P
>
>
>
> ---
>
>
>
> This may interest people working with modern (foreign) languages (and
> their cultures) or multilingual approaches to DH.
>
>
>
> CALL FOR PROPOSALS
>
>
>
> Call for Proposals for a Digital Modern Languages tutorial writing sprint
> in July 2019
>
> King’s College London
>
> Deadline for proposals: March 10th, 2019
>
>
>
> EVENT DESCRIPTION
>
>
>
> The Digital Modern Languages tutorial writing sprint is a physical and
> virtual event designed to create a variety of open educational resources
> demonstrating the critical and applied use of digital tools and methods for
> teachers, learners and researchers interested in modern languages and
> cultures.
>
>
>
> This initiative is led by the ‘Digital Mediations’ strand on the Language
> Acts & Worldmaking project https://languageacts.org/digital-mediations/,
> which explores interactions and tensions between digital culture and Modern
> Languages (ML) research. The project is funded by the Arts & Humanities
> Research Council (AHRC) under its Open World Research Initiative (OWRI).
>
>
>
> AIMS
>
> The DML tutorial writing sprint aims to:
>
>
>
> * Produce a set of learning resources which will improve critical digital
> literacies in ML learning and research
>
> * Facilitate greater engagement between digital practitioners and ML
> educators/researchers
>
> * Provoke discussion about possible connections between digital literacies
> at secondary and HE levels and beyond
>
> * Foster greater connection between ML and heritage/community language
> learning modes
>
> * Provide students and researchers with new modes of engagement with ML
> content and research
>
> * Contribute to greater awareness of the importance of Modern Languages
> learning and research
>
>
>
> OUTCOMES
>
> This initiative will lead to the production of a series of self-learning
> online tutorials on how to use digital tools & methods critically in
> researching or learning about ML languages and cultures. The outcome will
> be an edited collection of tutorials, providing a snapshot of digital
> methods for modern languages.
>
>
>
> The tutorials will be approximately 4,000 words in length, and be written
> in approachable, non-expert language with clear examples.
>
>
>
> INSPIRATION
>
> We take as inspiration education models such as The Programming Historian (
> https://programminghistorian.org/) and learning resources such as the
> O’Reilly book series, or For Dummies series.
>
>
>
> PROPOSALS
>
> We welcome proposals for Tutorials (‘how to’ use a particular digital
> method or tool) which address either educational or research challenges in
> the Modern Languages and Cultures, including both:
>
>
>
> * Language learning and
>
> * Learning and research about ML cultures
>
>
>
> This may involve either established or emerging areas within the field of
> Modern Languages and beyond, including (but not limited to): language
> pedagogy, digital arts, translation, linguistics, digital sociolinguistic
> and digital cultural studies, including ethnographic and discourse analysis
> approaches.
>
>
>
> Tutorials would need to respond to identifiable needs within ML learning
> and research (at any educational level).
>
>
>
> Each proposal should state:
>
>
>
> * Name(s) of applicant(s)
>
> * For multiple author applications, the author order
>
> * Language(s) of proposal
>
> * Languages studied/researched
>
> * A summary of the tutorial itself, explaining
>
>     its aims
>
>     its general structure
>
>     its focus
>
> * Education or research
>
> * Level – primary, secondary, HE
>
> * Expected level of progression (making clear the entry-level and expected
> advancement in knowledge)
>
> * A list of the digital methods used
>
> * A list of the digital tools used
>
> * If the methods/tools are open source or not
>
> * Whether they apply to specific languages, or language families
>
> * Whether or not proposers will commit to translating the tutorial into
> any other languages (if successful)
>
> * And to give confirmation that the proposers commit to providing a
> finished tutorial by the stated deadline and that they give permission for
> it to be published as an Open Educational Resource
>
> * Information about the applicants, and the skills they will bring to the
> tutorial
>
>
>
> Where appropriate, tutorials may wish to provide test content (data) which
> learners can use as they do the tutorials and which they can then use for
> their own independent research/learning.  Proposers may also re-purpose
> existing tutorial/teaching materials, although they should make clear where
> this is the case and confirm that there are no restrictions in re-use.
>
>
>
> Applicants do not need to have academic posts or to have formal modern
> languages roles – we welcome proposals from both within and beyond
> established modern language learning/research institutions (including, but
> not limited to, schools, Higher Education, arts/cultural sector, digital
> practitioners and private sector).
>
>
>
> EXAMPLES
>
> To give a sense of the range of tutorials we are looking for, here are
> some possible examples:
>
>
>
> * Using a digital storytelling tool to facilitate secondary school
> language learning
>
> * Using web archives to study the Latin American communities in London
>
> * Mapping colonial history in Brazil digitally
>
> * Exploring geospatial representations of a French novel
>
> * Game-based approaches to language learning at school
>
> * Applying network analysis to golden age Spanish texts
>
> * Digital publishing approaches to Chinese texts
>
> * Examining digital peripheries in ML research
>
> * Exploring linguistic and geographic markers for digital identity
> creation in social media
>
> * Exploring translation pedagogy in Open Translation platforms
>
>
>
> LANGUAGES
>
> As we are launching this experimentally for the first time, we ask for
> proposals to be submitted in English but we encourage people to translate
> tutorials if the tutorial is accepted for publication.
>
>
>
> DEADLINES
>
> * Tutorial proposals must be submitted via the Form (see below) by 10
> March 2019.
>
> * Proposers will receive notification of the outcome in early April 2019
>
> * The tutorial writing sprint will take place 4 and 5 July 2019
>
> * The deadline for final submission of tutorials is 1 September 2019
>
> * Tutorials will be published in autumn 2019
>
>
>
> BURSARIES
>
> There will be limited bursaries (up to £200) to help contribute to travel
> and accommodation costs. For multi-author proposals, each tutorial will
> normally only be eligible for one bursary. Lunch and dinner will be
> provided by the organisers. Bursaries requests should be made at time of
> application, and bursaries will be targeted in particular at early career
> researchers and people travelling from a distance. Priority will be given
> to those who cannot claim travel bursaries from other sources.
>
>
>
> VENUE AND DATES
>
> The event will take place in Central London on 4th and 5th July 2019
>
>
>
> PHYSICAL/VIRTUAL ATTENDANCE
>
> The event will consist of:
>
>
>
> * a physical event over two days at King’s College London
>
> * a virtual event, with participants remotely connecting to the physical
> event
>
>
>
> The physical event will include a mixture of seminars, writing,
> demonstrations and peer review.
>
>
>
> The virtual event will take place in parallel to the physical event, with
> feedback provided to and from virtual participants at periodic intervals
> during the event.
>
>
>
> We expect to select 8-10 proposals for the physical event, and a similar
> number for the virtual event.
>
>
>
> TUTORIAL WRITING SUPPORT
>
> The event will start with a seminar by people experienced in writing
> digital tutorials, and support will be provided to tutorial developers
> throughout the event and for a limited period afterwards.
>
>
>
> PEER REVIEW
>
> All tutorials will be peer-reviewed (by a review panel appointed by the
> project) — both at proposal stage and prior to publication — from the
> following perspectives:
>
>
>
> * Modern Languages review - does this make a useful contribution to ML
> education or research practice?
>
> * Digital review - does this engage with digital tools for ML in new and
> interesting ways? Is it sustainable and globally focused?
>
> * Educational balance - we will look at achieving balance across
> educational levels (primary, secondary and higher education) for the group
> of accepted tutorials as a whole
>
> * Linguistic balance - we will look at achieving balance across languages,
> and between European and non-European languages, for the group of accepted
> tutorials as a whole.
>
> * Technical criteria - do the tutorials assume a particular platform,
> ecosystem, device or technical setup? If so, this will need to be fully
> justified (e.g. on the basis of available infrastructure). In general, we
> will favour tutorials based on multi-platform/open access/source software
> unless there is a very clear pedagogical rationale. We will also favour
> tutorials based on stable resources rather than alpha (or even beta) tools
>
> * Variation in level - most tutorials will have a low barrier of entry
> (‘novice-friendly’), although we also encourage tutorials requiring some
> confidence with computational techniques
>
>
>
> Both single and multiple author applications are welcome.
>
>
>
> During the initial peer review stage, we may exceptionally
> invite/commission additional proposals in order to meet these criteria.
>
>
>
> We expect most tutorials are likely to be approximately 4,000 words in
> length. If you expect the length of your tutorial to be vastly different
> from that, please let us know at application stage.
>
>
>
> PUBLICATION
>
> Tutorials, data and (where appropriate) tools will be published as an
> edited collection of Open Educational Resources on the Language Acts &
> Worldmaking website and on an Open Educational Resource (OER) platform for
> deposit/long-term sustainability.
>
>
>
> ADVISORY GROUP
>
> This initiative is supported by the following advisory group:
>
>
>
> * Adam Crymble, University of Hertfordshire
>
> * Tori Holmes, Queen’s University Belfast
>
> * Lucy Jenkins, University of Cardiff
>
> * Orhan Elmaz, University of St Andrews
>
> * Elina Vilar, Queen Mary, University of London
>
> * Naomi Wells, School of Advanced Study
>
>
>
> FURTHER INFORMATION
>
> Further information is available on the project website at
> https://languageacts.org/digital-mediations/event/writing-sprint/
>
>
>
> APPLICATION FORM
>
> The application form is available at the bottom of the online version of
> the Call for Proposals:
> https://languageacts.org/digital-mediations/event/writing-sprint/call-proposals/
>
>
>
> CONTACT
>
> For any queries, contact Paul Spence at paul.spence en kcl.ac.uk
>
>
>
> Best wishes
>
> Paul Spence and Renata Brandao
>
>
>
> ------------
>
> Paul Spence
>
> Senior Lecturer, Department of Digital Humanities
>
> King's College London | Strand | London | WC2R 2LS
>
>
>
> Programme Convenor - MA in Digital Humanities
>
> Co-Investigator - Language Acts & Worldmaking project
> https://languageacts.org/digital-mediations/
> <https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Flanguageacts.org%2Fdigital-mediations%2F&data=01%7C01%7C%7Ca7e63eabc4014e7d134f08d6381659ed%7C8370cf1416f34c16b83c724071654356%7C0&sdata=SxJjGYBmlX9SAzrBY09CKxDl7p9IUTySahvHBJo7Ng0%3D&reserved=0>
>
> About:
> https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/person.aspx?id=86f6979a-0322-46d3-996b-77323eee19b3
>
> Twitter: @dhpaulspence
>
>  Recent publications:
>
> - ‘The academic book and its digital dilemmas’, *Convergence*, vol. 24,
> no. 5, pp. 458–476. Open Access version at
> https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/paul.spence.html
>
> - ‘Las humanidades digitales y los retos de la representación’. In Galina
> I., Peña Pimentel, M., Priani, E. (eds.): *Humanidades Digitales 3:
> Edición, Literatura y Arte*, Bonilla Artigas Editores, Mexico City, pp.
> 15-46.
>
> -  ‘Attitudes towards Digital Culture & Technology in the Modern
> Languages’ (report with Renata Brandao).
> http://doi.org/doi:10.18742/pub01-001
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> globaloutlookdh-l mailing list
> globaloutlookdh-l en uleth.ca
> http://listserv.uleth.ca/mailman/listinfo/globaloutlookdh-l
>
> You are currently subscribed to this list in NON-digest mode. This means
> you receive every message as it is posted.
>
> If this represents too much traffic, you can also subscribe in DIGEST
> mode. This sends out a single email once a day containing the entire day's
> postings. To change your settings go to
> http://listserv.uleth.ca/mailman/options/globaloutlookdh-l You can
> request a password reminder from this page if you have forgotten yours.
>


-- 
Maytée García Vázquez
Editorial Cubaliteraria.
------------ pr�xima parte ------------
Se ha borrado un adjunto en formato HTML...
URL: <http://listserv.uleth.ca/pipermail/globaloutlookdh-l/attachments/20190213/7c7c363e/attachment.html>


More information about the globaloutlookdh-l mailing list