Workshops & Training
University of Toronto Libraries Tri-Campus Workshops
The Carpentries teaches foundational coding and data science skills to researchers worldwide. The Carpentries is the leading certification program for training digital skills instructors, offering in-person workshops around the world in inclusive methods for teaching data and coding skills. Their certified volunteer Instructors are trained in pedagogy and focus on creating a motivating and engaging environment for learners. Their workshops are inclusive and hands-on, empowering students to learn new skills and build confidence in using them in their work.
The University of Toronto is an organizational member, with partial support from the CDHI. CDHI has priority access to 10 spaces for Instructor Training and guidance with capacity building at U of T. By training the trainers, so to speak, the University of Toronto can readily run low-cost local workshops. Watch this space for further information about these upcoming opportunities.
The Canadian Certificate in Digital Humanities/Certificat canadien en Humanités Numériques
cc:DH/HN is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)-funded initiative to offer a certificate in digital humanities for people who participate in non-curricular digital humanities workshops. The certificate is also supported by the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities / Société canadienne des humanités numériques (CSDH/SCHN) and the Digital Research Alliance of Canada / Alliance de recherche numérique du Canada. Anyone is eligible to apply for a certificate regardless of institutional affiliation or citizenship. To complete a certificate, you attend 100 hours of eligible digital humanities workshops within a 5-year period. Eligible workshops are listed on the cc:DH/HN calendar. More detailed information and the Certificate application document are available on the cc:DH/HN website. Critical Digital Humanities Initiative is a partner organization and the workshops we offer are eligible to count toward the certificate.
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
Coordinated by the Canadian Social Knowledge Institute at the University of Victoria, the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) offers a wide variety of digital training workshops each summer. In week-long intensives, faculty, staff, and students from across North America gather to attend courses on leading digital humanities theory, pedagogy, and praxis. Course offerings cover topics from digital mapping with GIS to text encoding with R and from intersectional feminism to race and social justice. The Critical Digital Humanities Initiative is an institutional member. To learn more about DHSI, as well as to view current course lists and sign up for the DHSI listserv, please visit the DSHI website.
Future Workshops & Short Courses
Check back regularly for information on planned offerings!