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CTI Workshops 1995
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 6, No. 0029.  Monday, 15 January, 1995.
 
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Date:           Monday, 16 Jan 1995 11:00:02 +0000
Subject:        CTI Workshops: Reminder
 
        Computers in Teaching Initiative (CTI) Centre for Textual Studies
                    Oxford University Computing Services
 
                                1995 Workshops
 
Throughout the early part of 1995, the Computers in Teaching Initiative (CTI)
Centre for Textual Studies, based at Oxford University Computing Services, will
be running a series of workshops aimed at introducing some of the latest
developments in humanities computing. Details, dates, and the cost of each
workshop are listed below. Please contact the CTI Centre for Textual Studies
for more information, noting which workshop(s) you are interested in.
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Stuart Lee or Michael Popham
CTI Centre for Textual Studies
Oxford University Computing Services
13 Banbury Road
Oxford
OX2 6NN
Tel:0865-273221
Fax:0865-273221
E-mail: 
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http://www.ox.ac.uk/depts/humanities/
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UW=Unwaged or not in full-time employment; AR=Academic rate; CR=Commercial
rate. All prices are in pounds sterling. Costs include registration, lunch, and
coffee only. A list of accommodation will be made available by the CTI Centre
but it is up to individuals to make their own arrangements.
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WORKSHOP 1: Introduction to the World-Wide-Web and HTML Date: 15th February
1995; Venue: Oxford University Computing Services; Cost: UW=25.00, AR=50.00,
CR=100.00
 
This workshop will set out to introduce the basics of the World-Wide-Web and
the markup language HTML. A provisional programme for this workshop is as
follows:
 
* An Introduction to the WWW
* Hands-on Browsing of the WWW
* An Introduction to HTML Mark-up
* HTML Mark-up (Practical)
* HTML Tools
* Publishing on the WWW
* The WWW of the Future
 
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WORKSHOP 2: The Poetry Shell and the Creation of Hypermedia  Editions for
Teaching. Date: 17th March 1995; Venue: Oxford University Computing Services;
Cost: UW=25.00, AR=50.00, CR=100.00
 
The Poetry Shell has been developed as part of the Oxford University Hypermedia
in Literary and Linguistic Subjects Project which was funded under the ITTI.
The Shell is written in Asymetrix ToolBook and allows academics to prepare
teaching editions of poems, in particular those written in languages other than
Modern English. It allows the incorporation of translations, critical essays,
grammatical information, glossary, notes, and even images. The workshop will
introduce participants to the principles of electronic teaching editions in the
Shell by first of all giving access to a poem already prepared.  They will then
be taken step-by-step through the process of creating their own edition.  A
short poetic text and supporting materials will be provided.
 
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WORKSHOP 3: The Electronic Text (1)
Date: 30th March 1995; Venue: Oxford University Computing Services;
Cost: UW=25.00, AR=50.00, CR=100.00.
 
This workshop will set out to introduce some of the basic issues of using
electronic texts. Areas covered will include a discussion of the nature of the
elctronic text and the advantages of its use in teaching and research. This
will then be followed by a discussion of some of the sources of electronic
texts (predominantly literary in nature) including commercial suppliers,
electronic archives, and the stages of creating your own (e.g. scanning and
mark-up). The day will end with some demonstrations of the various projects
mentioned in the talks. Familiarity with the contents of this course is a
pre-requisite for 'The Electronic Text (2)'.
 
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WORKSHOP 4: The Electronic Text (2)
Date: 31st March 1995; Venue: Oxford University Computing Services;
Cost: UW=25.00, AR=50.00, CR=100.00.
 
This workshop will consist of two half-day sessions. The first will include an
introduction to the principles of text analysis, an overview of some of the key
tools, and an opportunity to gain some hands-on experience with the text
analysis package TACT. The second session will focus on the use of the Standard
Generalized Markup Language (SGML), provide delegates with the chance to try
out some SGML-aware tools for creating and browsing texts, and look at the
Guidelines produced by the Text Encoding Initiative. All delegates should
either have attended the workshop "The Electronic Text (1)" or be familiar with
its subject matter.
 

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