Digital Humanities Badge
The USM Digital Humanities Proficiency Badge documents mastery of fundamental Digital
Humanities skills and participation as a scholarly contributor in a major faculty
DH research project.
Step-by-Step USM Application Guide
What Are the Requirements?
It requires the successful completion of HUM501: Introduction to Digital Humanities and HUM502: The Digital Humanities Practicum. These courses are taught every year. They also count as six hours toward the USM
Graduate Certificate in Public History, the Library Science Archival Certificate Program,
the English graduate allied field requirement, and the History graduate research tool.
What Will I Learn?
- Enhanced ability to apply computational tools to humanities analysis and interpretation;
the ability to analyze and explain methodological approaches behind Digital Humanities
scholarship; and the ability to engage with and contribute to current theoretical
debates in Digital Humanities.
- Expertise in working with and innovating alongside collaborative, interdisciplinary
teams; mastery of new investigative methods and tools to advance and expand existing
area(s) of specialization; ability to direct non-experts to key digital methodologies
and tools to advance learning and engage diverse audiences through digital humanities
- Mastery of skills in combining quantitative and qualitative research to advance a
scholarly argument; demonstrated ability to adapt to technological advances in field(s)
- Mastery of data analysis, visualization, and exhibit software, tools, and technology
appropriate for conveying digital humanities content.
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