The Big Contest is back and is open to any UNH or CCSNH student who has a completed a digital project in a Fall ’22 or Spring ’23 course. UNH students taking a COLA course, and/or CCSNH students taking any humanities course were encouraged to submit!
Amazing digital projects from humanities courses in UNH and the Community College System of New Hampshire took part in this special event. Check out these projects which may:
Still not sure what the Humanities are or how they fit into the world today? Here's a brief introduction:
Humanities based knowledge provides a backdrop for exploring and understanding the human experience. Consider these points from this amazing infographic from 4Humanities.org:
The Big Contest recognizes and showcase the incredible work of students in humanities courses, through awards, and also by showcasing winning digital projects on The New Hampshire Humanities Collaborative website. Check out the winners from 2019 & 2020, entries are now open for 2021 (can be any work from a liberal arts class during 2020-21 academic year)
HELM, offered during the summer of 2020, was a straightfoward, highly flexible online educational resource that works to support UNH and CCSNH faculty as they navigate creating curriculum for digital humanities work
The HUGEmanities Project also also offered a valuable apprenticeship opportunity called The Digital Projects Institute, in 2019 where students developed and extended their writing, thinking and digital production skills through in a unique digital apprenticeship
The next HUGEmanities initiative was TinyTalks! The TinyTalk initiative is a series of interviews conducted by Molly Campbell and Krista Jackman. Tiny Talks are designed to explore the BIG question every college students faces early in their education, namely, What can I do with this degree?! Molly and Krista have been interviewing a variety of professionals who started with a degree in the humanities. They will explore the paths these professionals have traveled, starting with their liberal arts degree, and then focusing on the decision making, professional development, and the specific jobs that led each person to their current profession
*Terras, M., Priego, E., Liu, A., Rockwell, G., Sinclair, S., Hensler, C., and Thomas, L. (2013). “The Humanities Matter!” Infographic, 4humanities.org/infographic.
The BIG Programs for BIG Ideas site is maintained by Krista Jackman using the myPages at UNH.
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