My latest at ProfHacker: Sabbatical Diary: Back to School

Last fall, Nels started off the academic year with a post that became the first in a series titled “Sabbatical Diary.”

This year, I’d like to continue that tradition.

Back in January, I got into a brief Twitter conversation (as seen in the lead image) with Jeff McClurken and Alex Gil. At the time, I wasn’t thinking too seriously yet about sabbatical, as I’d just submitted my tenure packet in early October and hadn’t heard back yet.

What I was serious about was further delving into the field of Digital Humanities in some way, and using sabbatical time to do that. I’ve developed an interest in that cross-disciplinary field as a result of both my passion for integrating appropriate technologies into my Political Science classroom and my involvement with ProfHacker (and yes, those two things are closely connected with each other), yet I haven’t had the opportunity to develop that…

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