The SHRIMP team at American Studies Leipzig invites interested lecturers to use the teaching and learning platform SHRIMP_PODS as part of a trial run in their courses in the upcoming semester.
We offer a ninety-minute online workshop on February 21 (1:15 to 2:45 p.m., online via Zoom) to get to know the platform and explore its didactic possibilities (there is an alternative in-person workshop on January 30). Participation in the workshop is not mandatory for using SHRIMP_PODS, but it enables you to understand and use the platform faster and to get back to us with your questions immediately. Seats are limited. If you are interested, be sure to register right away.
SHRIMP_PODS, a novel elearning platform under development at Leipzig University, transfers central skills and methods of academic reading—annotating, commenting, linking, discussing—into the digital realm. This allows a collaborative and social learning experience, especially in the text-based humanities. The platform SHRIMP_PODS is part of the project “Social Hypertext Reader & Interactive Mapping Platform” (SHRIMP) at the Institute for American Studies. It is also part of a BMBF project for the development of a national metaplatform “Nationale Bildungsplattform.”