Adventures in Digital Humanities and digital cultural heritage. Plus some musings on academia.
I understand the fear. A couple of weeks ago I went to the Dot Porter seminar in the digital classicists seminar row which was being recorded as a podcast. http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2008.htmlAt first I felt it a bit daunting but Simon Mahony said that any informal or silly questions could be asked when he turned it of afterwards. I thought this was a nice way of doing it. It is a great resource to have afterwards but then again I guess you have to watch what you say to a certain extent. Also I guess one could fear that if people/students know it will be available as a podcast they won't bother turning up. hmmm pros and cons!
Yes. I worry about "watching" myself lecture as well - part of the joy of it is that you can just rant and really get into the flow... a bit like speaking in tongues. But if I was watching myself, I'm not sure it would come as easy. And I would also have to watch which behind the scenes dont-tell-anyone anecdotes I get to tell...
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