Can Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout? (Chronicle)

November 25, 2014 By Steve Kolowich Hiring managers look at each résumé for an average of six seconds, according to a 2012 study by TheLadders, a job-hunting website. In those six seconds, the recruiter looks at the applicant’s name, information about current and previous jobs, and education. Then a quick yes or no, and it’s on to … Read moreCan Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout? (Chronicle)

So you want to become a professor of Greek and/or Latin? Think hard about a PhD in Digital Humanities (University of Leipzig)

by Monica Berti | Nov 20, 2014 So you want to become a professor of Greek and/or Latin? Think hard about a PhD in Digital Humanities Gregory Crane (Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Digital Humanities at Universität Leipzig & Professor of Classics and Winnick Family Chair of Technology and Entrepreneurship at Tufts University) Leipzig November 2o, 2014 … Read moreSo you want to become a professor of Greek and/or Latin? Think hard about a PhD in Digital Humanities (University of Leipzig)

Latin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 11

On November 25, at 7 p.m. EST, Sunoikisis will host the course Latin 392: Late Republic Literature via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Elite Roman Women” Julie Langford and Heather Grueber Primary Readings Latin (392): Cicero, Epistulae ad Familiares 14.2,14.18, ad Atticum 11.24 (930 words) Latin (292): Cicero, Epistulae ad Familiares 14.2,14.18 (512 words) D.R. … Read moreLatin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 11

Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 10

Tonight, November 19, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Utopias” Joseph Romero Readings Primary Readings: English: Samia; Plato Critias [or the Jowett Critias] Greek: Ecclesiazusae 673-815 (1092 words) Secondary Readings: Ian Ruffell. 2014. “Utopianism,” in The Cambridge Companion to Utopia, 206-221.

Latin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 10

On November 18, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Latin 392: Late Republic Literature via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Uses of the Past” Ben Desmidt     Primary Readings: Latin (392): Sallust Cat. 51 (1024 words) Latin (292): Sallust Cat. 51 from “Maiores nostri, patres conscripti…” (206 words); Cat. … Read moreLatin 392: Late Republic Literature — Week 10

FridayLive! Five Challenges for the Fourth Decade of the “IT Revolution.” (TLT Group)

Five Challenges for the Fourth Decade of the “IT Revolution.” Date: November 21, 2014 Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET – free to all Presenters: Casey Green – founding director of The Campus Computing Project, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey – TLT Group. In 1986, Steve Gilbert and Casey Green published “The New Computing in Higher Education.”  Widely read and widely cited. “The … Read moreFridayLive! Five Challenges for the Fourth Decade of the “IT Revolution.” (TLT Group)