Articles By: Mark Gallagher

Migrate your old CCLE course sites using the Import tool

Published: January 1, 2018
bird formation in flight

Did you know that UCLA instructors don’t need to remake new CCLE course websites from scratch every quarter? Content and activities such as online quizzes and exams can be reused for future course sites using the Import tool. The Import tool lets you copy your old course site material into your current site —saving time…

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3D Printing the Thoreau Bust

Published: November 7, 2016
Bust of Thoreau

Last time we looked at how photogrammetry was used to reconstruct the 1898 bust sculpture of Henry David Thoreau. Now we will see how 3D printing can create a copy of the original with the magic of a 3D printer. Going from a virtual to a 3D-printed object one is a fairly straightforward process—made all…

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3D Reconstruction of Thoreau

Published: September 26, 2016
Bust of Thoreau

In June 2016, the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities, in partnership with the Thoreau Society and the Walden Woods Project, created a three-dimensional, digital reconstruction of the 1898 bust sculpture of nineteenth-century author Henry David Thoreau. This virtual object was created using a process that renders 3D models and realistic textures from high-resolution digital photographs, otherwise known…

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A Thoreau Social Edition

Published: January 21, 2016

“The Readers’ Thoreau” ( offers educators and their students a new way to study the works of the nineteenth-century American writer, Henry David Thoreau, in the form of a collaborative social edition. One of several projects launched by Digital Thoreau—itself a collaboration of SUNY Geneseo, the Thoreau Society, and the Walden Woods Project—“The Readers’ Thoreau”…

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