Spatial data

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GESIS Training

At GESIS we offer a wide range of events, especially training courses on empirical social research methods. Our theory founded and hands-on courses develop participants’ methods skills and are aimed at both early career and senior researchers from Germany, Europe, and the whole world.

DARIAH-CAMPUS

Discovery framework and hosting platform for DARIAH learning resources. Currently in beta. All kind of topics. Also RDM.

Data Carpentry

Building communities teaching universal data literacy.

Facilitation and development of lessons for Data Carpentry workshops.

dariahTeach

An open source, multilingual, community-driven platform for high quality teaching and training materials for the digital arts and humanities.

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Data handling tutorials

Practical tutorials to manage and handle research data for particular software packages: SPSS, R, ArcGIS and N-Vivo. Tutorials contain many practical exercises.

Geospatial Historian

A tutorial-based open access textbook for historical scholars and digital humanists. It is designed to teach practical digital mapping and GIS skills that are immediately useful to real research needs.

They published a first series of four introductory lessons to HGIS methods using open source or free platforms like Google Maps and QGIS with the Programming Historian in 2013. They have a second series of lessons using ArcGIS for classroom use and graduate student training.

Geospatial Data Curriculum

This workshop is co-developed with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). It focuses on working with geospatial data - managing and understanding spatial data formats, understanding coordinate reference systems, and working with raster and vector data in R for analysis and visualization.

Spatial Image Analytics: an introduction

This workshop aims to introduce participants to the technologies and technical abilities required for the spatial exploration of image datasets and is of interest to a variety of digital humanities students, scholars and professionals.

Introduction to Digital Humanities

This course consists of a series of videos featuring a variety of voices and perspectives discussing a range of methodologies and theoretical approaches. At present, we have two strands: one that addresses the question What is Digital Humanities under the title: ‘My Digital Humanities’; and a second entitled ‘Digital Humanities in Practice’ which goes into more depth theoretically or methodologically, or focuses on disciplinary practice, standards or approaches.