Week 1: Spring 2018 Startup

Welcome to Digital Humanities Internship!

This semester we will be working on the following projects:


  • Fill in this When is Good chart with the times you’re available to meet for our 1 hour weekly training sessions. Please mark all the times you’re available so we can find a convenient time for everyone.
  • Take and complete the Learn HTML course at Codecademy on time for our meeting next week.

Week 16: Shutdown

Self Evaluation:

  • Write a 1-page self evaluation of your Assignments. Criteria:
    • Did you do it?
    • Did you do it on time?
    • Did you do it well?
  • Give yourself a grade based on your responses.
  • E-mail me your self evaluation by Wednesday, January 31.

Weeks 7-10: Porting the English Department Website

Resources & Tasks

Fall 2017 Startup



Weeks 7-9: Towards a Kickstarter Campaign


  • Develop script for a promo video on the English Lounge.
  • Document English Lounge: photos, videos, etc.
  • Develop interview questions.
  • Interview English majors and other Lounge regulars.
  • Interview alumni of our program.
  • Develop Community mailing list.
  • Update Alumni information
  • Kickstarter folder

Weeks 4-6: English Department Website

  • Create adjunct faculty pages: Orlando and Jonathan
  • Write adjunct faculty profiles: Lisneisy and Andrés
  • Create course pages: Carlos and Gabriela
  • Kickstarter campaign planning
  • Journalism:
    • event promos
      • Poetry slam: Gabriela
      • Children’s library anniversary: Lisneisy
    • other coverage: TBA

Week 2-3: English Department Website


  • Familiarize yourselves with WordPress and the Department of English Website.
  • English Department blog post genres: profile, event promo, event coverage, informative post, course promo, other articles.
  • Initial Assignments:
    • Accessibility tool for Website: http://wave.webaim.org/ (Main task: alt-text for images). – Gabriela
    • Redesign faculty pages, using featured images and shortcode columns (documentation).-Orlando and Jonathan
    • Profiles:
      • Meet the Administration (Leonardo Flores, Mary Sefranek)-Lisneisy
      • Meet the Staff (Katherine Jorge, Paulette Almodovar, Albert Cruz)-Andres.
    • Create course pages. – Carlos