Articles By: Akash Haswani

Helping Students Become Better Writers with Calibrated Peer Review

Published: May 8, 2018

Although it’s not specific to the humanities, the teaching of writing is an important priority for undergraduate instruction. Often, we don’t think of technology as a way of helping students learn how to write, because computers can’t understand writing, and are poor judges of its quality. That said, technology can help students become better writers…

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Three general characteristics to watch for in a phishing email

Published: August 31, 2016

One of the most common technology questions we receive is: “How do I tell if an email message is legitimate or not?” Sometimes it can be easy, but many times it can be hard to discern. Here are three general characteristics to watch for: The email ultimately asks for your personal information In a phishing…

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Opening Communication with Technology

Published: February 29, 2016

If you were to ask any technical professional working within the digital humanities today about the state of innovation or development present in the field you would probably hear many similar responses. I’m sure most would tell you that it is an exciting and interesting time to be involved with the humanities as a myriad…

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VRLA Recap

Published: February 8, 2016

This may stray a bit from your standard academic blog post, but I thought I would share my experiences at the Winter Expo hosted by Virtual Reality Los Angeles last weekend. Since my first exposure to the HTC Vive back in August at Pax Prime, a gaming convention in Seattle, I have been hooked and…

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