Tag: University of Victoria

Coding Culture IV: Code-phobia and Making the Most of Fear, Failure, and Tiny Victories in Digital Anthropology

Katherine Cook , August 7th, 2017


This is the fourth and final post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching.  In the first…


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Coding Culture III: Four More (Advanced) Hacks for the Digital Anthropology Classroom

Katherine Cook , April 20th, 2017


This is the third post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching. The applications for digital technology in…


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Coding Culture II: Four Hacks to Digitize Your Anthropology Classroom

Katherine Cook , March 13th, 2017


This is the second post in a multi-part blog series in which Katherine Cook shares her experiences integrating digital anthropology into her teaching. Technology is complicated and expensive,…


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Chocolate and Crickets: Motivating Students through Food

Erin McGuire , September 19th, 2016


They say that the way to a person’s heart is through the stomach—I’d say that it’s also the way to the mind. Some time ago, I decided that…


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Talking Timbits and Double Doubles: First Day Conversations in Anthropology 100

Erin McGuire , August 22nd, 2016


September looms and it’s time to start planning for that important first class with with my new batch of students. That means it’s time to add Timbits and…


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Making Knowledge Stick: Virtual Badges and Real Life Stickers

Erin McGuire , March 1st, 2016


“Better than Digital Chocolate”—that’s what drew me in. It was the title of a post that found its way somehow across one of my social media feeds and…


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My name is Erin, and I’m an archaeologist…

Erin McGuire , January 27th, 2016


Hi! My name is Erin, and I’m an archaeologist. My research areas are diverse, as is often the case, but if I have to narrow it down to…


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