A tale of two internships: developing digital skills through engaged scholarship

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Hswe, Patricia
LaLonde, Tara
Miffitt, Kate
O'Sullivan, James
Pickle, Sarah
Piekielek, Nathan
Ross, Heather
Rozo, Albert
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This paper offers a case study of two contrasting digital scholarship internships at The Pennsylvania State University. We explore the benefits and drawbacks of the internship model as an approach to developing digital scholarship among undergraduates through detailing the challenges and particularities of these experiences and analyzing mentor reflection and student feedback. We conclude with a number of recommendations on best practices for teaching digital scholarship through an internship model and aim to provide a useful roadmap for institutions looking to follow a similar model for undergraduate education in this field.
Digital humanities , Digital pedagogy , Pedagogy , Internships
Hswe, P., LaLonde, T., Miffitt, K., O'Sullivan, J., Pickle, S., Piekielek, N., Ross, H. and Rozo, A. (2017) 'A Tale of Two Internships: Developing Digital Skills through Engaged Scholarship'. Digital Humanities Quarterly, 11 (3). http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/11/3/000319/000319.html