Feb 25, 2020: Travel Seminar

26 February 2020

The Center for Global and Regional Studies (CGRS) helped to organize a faculty travel seminar around the theme of (im)migration, and 15 participants spent 10 days last June in Montreal,…

Feb 4, 2020: Faculty Stories of Publishing Monographs

5 February 2020

In some disciplines a monograph is a centerpiece of a faculty member’s scholarly agenda.  How does one write and publish a monograph while working at Carleton? What does one say…

Nov. 12, 2019: Connecting with Art Exhibitions and Artist Residencies Across the Curriculum

18 November 2019

How can the arts offer new ways to start conversations in the classroom? How might art act as “data” that opens new windows into understanding topics? How can faculty make…

Oct. 22, 2019: Feedback and Assessment in Collaborative Projects with Students

24 October 2019

Student collaborations with faculty and/or community partners provide unique venues for students (and faculty) to develop a variety of skills beyond those they cultivate in traditional curricular and research work.…

Apr. 30, 2019: Academic Reading in the Digital Age

2 May 2019

Current realities mean that students will likely read in many formats, digital and otherwise, as they do their course work. With this in mind, what are the affordances of digital…

Oct 23, 2018: Teaching in the #metoo Era

26 October 2018

The #metoo movement has drawn much needed attention to issues of sexual abuse and asymmetrical exercise of power in the broader culture. A reckoning of sorts is underway particularly in…

Feb 28, 2017: More Than Writing: Oral and Visual Communication

28 February 2018

What do effective oral and visual presentations of arguments look like and how do we help students make them? Faculty will describe the design, scaffolding, and evaluation of assignments (e.g.…

Feb 7, 2017: Assessment in the Humanities

28 February 2018

Our experience in the philosophy department is that it is hard to come up with assessment tools that deliver reliable data. We spent part of the summer figuring out why…

Jan 10, 2017: Practicing Geo-Humanities: Designing with the Digital and Beyond

28 February 2018

This talk offers a definition of what the “new” Geo-Humanities is and gives examples of how it is practiced focusing on a particular sub-branch of Geo-Humanities called Digital Geo-Humanities.  Working…

Oct. 31: Sharing Our Search History: Revealing shared curricular goals within disciplinary assessments

28 February 2018

The research landscape has changed dramatically in a short period of time. Do you ever wonder how your students navigate the complex universe of literature in your field? Many departments…

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