Digital Languages

Digital Languages
Date
8 December 2018, 11.00am - 5.00pm
Type
Research Training
Venue
IHR Research Training Room, N318, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description

The IMLR offers a programme in research skills and methods to its own students, to students at other institutes of the School of Advanced Study, and to graduate students (MA and research) of modern languages in universities in London and beyond. The programme, comprising a series of Saturday workshops, has been running since 1999 and it is taught by teachers from the Institute and University of London Colleges and other UK universities.

The programme is offered free to graduate students.

11.00   PowerPoint, Prezi and Presentations (Colin Homiski, Senate House Library)

Find out the latest software tools available to enhance Modern Language presentations for class, conference or YouTube

12.30   Lunch break

14.00   Research 2.0: Using Web 2.0 tools (Colin Homiski, Senate House Library)

Learn and use in real time RSS feeds, Google Alerts, social bookmarking, and how to build and manage a database using Zotero

16.00 Data literacy in ML research (Claire Griffiths, Chester)

This session relates to the speaker‘s current research on data to highlight declining literacy levels this decade among girls living in unstable and violent regions in French-speaking Africa. The material is converted into infographics and available on francophoneafricaarchive.org/research in a new page called ‘Reading the world from Francophone Africa’.

The room is equipped with PCs; participants may bring their own laptops/tablets if preferred. Numbers are limited so do register in advance to secure a place (kremena.velinova@sas.ac.uk)


Contact

Kremena Velinova
kremena.velinova@sas.ac.uk
020 7664 4884