2023-2024 / INFO0944-1

Introduction to digital humanities*


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in ancient and modern languages and literatures5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : classics5 crédits 
 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history5 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)5 crédits 
 Bachelor in philosophy5 crédits 
 Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general5 crédits 


Björn-Olav Dozo

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Each session explores a theme related to digital humanities and cultures: history of digital humanities, open access, digital publishing, code and programming, introduction to artificial intelligence, social networks, fake news and the information bubble, data modeling, data and documents, web archiving.

Other topics may be covered, at the suggestion of the students.

For each session, the student must read documents and prepare questions to understand and extend the material. The course is based on the principle of the flipped classroom, which requires active participation from students.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The learning outcomes are:

1. give the student an overview of what the digital humanities are at present;

2. put this movement in historical and social context;

3. introduce to digital culture.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Flipped classroom requiring the preparation of documents before each session and the active participation of students. Collaborative commentary on readings.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Face-to-face ; student participation is required.

Recommended or required readings

A recommended reading list and bibliography is provided as each session progresses. Course materials are available on eCampus.

Written work / report

Additional information:

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- Remote

written exam

Additional information:

Work to produce.

Course participation will be part of the evaluation.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

See Celcat


Björn-Olav Dozo


Association of one or more MOOCs

There is no MOOC associated with this course.

Additional information:

See eCampus.