Category Archives: Digital Literacy

Posts about teaching and learning digital skills and issues.

Digital East St. Louis Project Notes

Digital East St. Louis Project -Dr. Jess DeSpain   East St. Louis -Population decreased 82,3666 in 1950 to 27,066 in 2010.   -Source of Project Funding: National Science Foundation ITEST Purpose of Digital East St. Louis Project is to attract East St. Louis natives, who largely constitute under-represented groups, into STEM   Project Overview: -Develop […]

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The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition, an SIUE DH Project

Lead by Dr. Jessica DeSpain, The Wide Wide World Project, featuring students Ben Ostermeier, Elizabeth Korinke, and Gabby Borders The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition is a long-running project devoted to cataloging the 174 editions of a nineteenth century bestselling novel: The Wide, Wide World. Students will discuss their involvement with the project, what they […]

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Talk/Play Session-Digital East St. Louis

Session Organizers: Sudhamadhuri Arvapally, Jessica DeSpain, Matt Johnson, Sharon Locke, & Mallory Maves This presentation will share work underway with Digital East St. Louis, a project funded by a National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers grant. Housed at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the project is a collaboration between the Science Technology […]

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