Encoding Text, Revealing Meaning: Implications of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) for Small Liberal Arts Colleges

By Kathryn Tomasek, Scott Hamlin, Zephorene L. Stickney and Kathleen Ebert-Zawasky.

Published by The Technology Collection

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Participants from six colleges analyzed texts using standards developed by the Text Encoding Initiative. In one model, history students produce editions of a document, transcribing and encoding primary source material.

Keywords: XML, TEI, EAD, Liberal Arts Colleges

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.157-164. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.065MB).

Prof Kathryn Tomasek

Kathryn Tomasek teaches History and Women's Studies at Wheaton College. She has been exploring uses of technology in the classroom for the past twelve years. Her historical research focuses on women's work in the nineteenth-century United States. This presentation is a result of her collaboration with College Archivist Zephorene Stickney on several projects that involve collecting and publishing women's letters and diaries.

Scott Hamlin

Scott Hamlin is a faculty technology liaison in the Research and Instruction Group of the newly formed Library and Information Services (LIS). He works primarily with faculty, staff, and students in departments from the Humanities, Arts, and Education to create and sustain effective learning experiences, support the goals of the college curriculum, and increase information fluency though the use of technology.

Zephorene L. Stickney

Zeph Stickney is the College Archivist & Special Collections Curator at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. The Archives is part of the Research and Instruction Group of Wheaton’s newly formed Library and Information Services (LIS). In addition to her archival duties, Zeph serves as co-liaison librarian to the English and History departments and multiple first-year seminars, collaborates with faculty and technology staff to integrate the use of primary resources across the curriculum, and teaches students in classes, small groups and individually

Kathleen Ebert-Zawasky

As the Director of Technology for the Research and Instruction Group in Library and Information Services at Wheaton College, Kathleen Ebert-Zawasky oversees programs and services for research and instruction in support of teaching and learning, with a particular focus on faculty technology development and instructional technology used by faculty and students.


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