Author Archives: Katie Butler

About Katie Butler

I am a graduate student in the Department of French and Italian at Vanderbilt University.

Departmental written guidelines

I had a lot of questions after reading the following sentence from the MLA website, “Guidelines for Evaluating Work with Digital Media in the Modern Languages”: “Institutions and, when appropriate, departments should develop their own written guidelines so that faculty members engaged … Continue reading

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Map Accuracy

While reading over the excerpts from Foys’s book, especially Ch 4, I kept thinking of our attempts to map the medieval map onto a modern map while using ArcGIS. I know that we all spent much time connecting green x … Continue reading

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Omeka vs. Pinterest

I know everyone has made (or at least explored) an Omeka site, and I’ve sent everyone invitations for Pinterest — so I thought it’d be worthwhile to post about the similarities/differences between the two collaborative-ish sites. In Omeka’s tag-line, “Your … Continue reading

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Final Project Brainstorming

As I begin brainstorming for my final project, I’m thinking about the three hands-on tools we’ve practiced so far:  ArcGIS, TEI, and Omeka. One of the conditions of our final project is to use at least two tools, and the … Continue reading

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