Current Ohio Five Projects

Denison Projects

Baptists in Burma

Jonathan Moore, Josh Finnell, Sherry Harlacher

Digital cartography will allow for the exploration of 19th century American Baptist missionary activity in Burma.

External Site

The Expanding Archive

Sheilah Wilson

A digital archive of Queer Studies at Denison.

Project Site

Literature and Professional Life

Regina Martin

Digital Stories of Professional Life with an English Degree

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Mapping the Arts of the Oceanic World

Joanna Grabski

A digital exhibition exploring the forms and functions of Oceania’s expressive culture. The exhibition modules focusing on Polynesia and Melanesia are researched and curated by students in the course, Arts of Oceania.

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Kenyon Projects


Gullah Digital Archive

Peter Rutkoff

Interviews, photographs, and lesson plans related to the Gullah culture of coastal South Carolina.

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The Community Within: Knox County Black History Archives

Ric Sheffield

Explores the history and experience of Black residents in Knox County, OH.

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The Four Valleys Project

Edward Schortman

A comprehensive digitized collection of primary field records generated during thirty years of archaeological research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, northwestern Honduras.

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Introductory Biology: Independent Research Papers

Jen Smith

Over two decades of independent research papers written by students for Kenyon’s Introduction to Experimental Biology course.

External Link

A Baedeker Guide

Kim McMullen

Through site visits, archival exploration, interviews, and fieldwork, students on the 2015-16 Kenyon-Exeter program will expand the textual focus of the literature/cultural studies classroom, researching and analyzing key elements of the material culture, history, traditions, and daily activities that shape Devon life.

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Latinos in Rural America (LiRA): A Digital Collection for Community-Engaged Learning

Clara Roman-Odio

A public humanities project designed to broaden knowledge, engagement and understanding of the Latino experience in rural Ohio.

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Digitizing the Denis Baly Collection: Pilot Project

Sarah Blick

The Denis Baly collection consists of over 14,000 images of art and architecture across North America, North Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. This pilot will digitize and make available over 1,000 images from Iran.

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Oberlin Projects

Accelerated Motion

Ann Cooper-Albright

A dynamic model for the successful integration of theory and practice in the dance classroom

Basic String Pedagogy in Action

Joanne Erwin

Short videos are intended to illustrate fundamental string pedagogy techniques

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Digitizing the Oberlin College Paleontology Collections

Karla Hubbard

In their coursework, students image and update taxonomic metadata for a collection of 9,000 specimens

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Digitizing American Feminisms

Carol Lasser

Students create digital projects in American women’s history drawing on manuscripts from the Oberlin College Archives.

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Music Festivals Database

Charles McGuire

A relational database of British music festivals to be mined by students in coursework

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Away Journal

Laurie McMillin

A journal of travel writing, inspired by students’ writing and artistic reflection on their study away experiences.

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Ohio Wesleyan Projects

Digital Assets for a Flipped General Chemistry Classroom

Dale Brugh

A collection of video lectures and chemical drawings created to prepare students for meaningful in-class activities and allow for outside study at each student’s chosen pace.

Project Github Page

Mapping the Martyrs

David Eastman

An interactive map documenting locations and dates of martyrdom and persecution in early Christianity with links to primary sources, related bibliographies, and discussions examining historical significance.

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Engaging Columbus: Historical and Contemporary Maps of Columbus for Engaged Learning

John Krygier, OWU

David Bernstein, DEN

An ArcGIS-based app that enables users to compare historic Baist’s real estate atlases from 1899, 1910, and 1920 to contemporary maps of Columbus neighborhoods.

External Site

Flipped Chinese Classroom

Ching-Hsuan Wu

A collection of video clips on major Chinese grammar rules that provides students with textbook-based examples created by a native Chinese speaker.

Project Page

Ciudad Juárez: Urban Art and Poetry

Dr. Juan Armando Rojas Joo

A spatial representation of artistic and poetic responses to violence, feminicide, and other cutural and social elements in the US/Mexico border region since the 1990s.

Neatline Exhibit


Wooster Projects

Scudery Edition

Laura Burch

An edition of Madame de Scudery’s Seventeenth-Century Conversations

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Improving Open-Source OCR of Historical Books

Sofia Visa

Will Riall

Computer Science priject to implement and improve workflows from the Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) for use on Seventeenth-Century French Text. A compliment to Scudéry.

Project Page
See this project’s code on GitHub!

Digital Edition of Mein Penatenwinkel

Beth Ann Muellner

Transcription and text-based analysis of Carmen Sylva’s novel, and ground-truthing for OCR experimentation.

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Zach Philips-Gary

Katie Holt

James Bonk

Shelley Judge

An easy-to-use, web-based mapping tool that uses Google Sheets for input. No installations required (probably).

See this project’s code on GitHub!

A Travel Writing Journal

Jennifer Hayward

Ananya Shrestha

A publication platform for students of Professor Hayward’s Writing Travel course.

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Gateway for Wooster Women in Sport

Brenda Meese

An Omeka project in which students curate exhibits about eras in sport for women at the College of Wooster, selecting images from the larger digital collection

External Site
See this project’s code on GitHub!