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DH@WIT: Digital Humanities for Undergraduate Design, Engineering, and Management Students



Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT), an independent, co-educational, technical design and engineering college located in Boston, Massachusetts, offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary, project-based education that integrates classroom, laboratory, studio, cooperative and experiential learning.

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Exploring and Designing Virtual Worlds

What can we learn from the creation and exploration of a virtual world? The impulse to create imagined spaces occupies a longstanding tradition in the humanities. Whether it be Plato’s Cave or Mount Olympus or Yoknapatawpha, virtual landscapes hold out the promise to expand our human capacities to create, to imagine, and to analyze beyond our physical constraints.

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An Introduction to Alex McDowell’s “World Building”

An influential designer changes the way others design. A deeply influential designer shifts how we think about design by fundamentally changing the role design plays in the creative process, potentially altering audiences’ expectations of creative work that ranges from architecture to computer games.

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“World Building”

Alex McDowell — World Building

Video of this presentation to the Media Systems convening at the University of California, Santa Cruz on August 27, 2012 originally published on September 11, 2013.

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Media Systems – Envisioning the Future of Computational Media

This is the final report of the Media Systems project held at the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2012. This gathering brought together field-leading participants working in media-focused computer science, digital art, and digital humanities, located in and across universities, industry, federal agencies, publishers, and other stakeholders in the future of media.

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