March 31, 2022: Data Feminism

5 April 2022

Lauren F. Klein is a co-author, with Catherine D’Ignazio, of Data Feminism (MIT Press 2020). Part of a series that “advances provocative hypotheses about the meaning of new technologies for contemporary society,” the book brings…

Feb 15, 2022: Meaningful and Manageable Assessment

28 February 2022

Has it been awhile since your department thought about assessment? Would you prefer to get useful information from your assessment rather than just checking a box? If your answer to…

October 6, 2020: Climate Action Plans and Course Collaborations

13 October 2020

Carleton College’s 2011 Climate Action Plan has a goal to be carbon-free by the year 2050 and the City of Northfield just passed it’s own plan to be carbon- free…

Mar 5, 2020: Cinema & Media Studies as a Digital Liberal Art

10 March 2020

The Digital Liberal Arts, as well as the related area of Digital Humanities, have often had a less-than-engaged relationship with Media Studies, despite being a humanities discipline with a focus…

Oct. 1, 2019: Bridging Faculty and Student Productivity

3 October 2019

Joli Jensen, the author of “Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics,” will discuss the myths and habits of mind that get in the way of scholarly productivity for both…

May 16, 2019: The Role of the Imposter in Ethnic Minority Student Achievement

17 May 2019

In the current political climate, ethnic minority students often encounter racially hostile college campuses. In spite of their achievements, ethnic minority students often feel like they have to prove that…

Oct 3, 2018: Creating Meaningful Assignments

1 November 2018

Carleton faculty often discuss assignments in structural terms–rigor, scaffolding, assessment criteria, etc.  This talk will expand these conversations by leading us to consider more intangible questions that nonetheless matter a…

May 22, 2018: Civic Engagement and the Co-creation of Knowledge through Participatory Video

4 June 2018

This session will discuss questions about civic engagement, honoring diverse forms of knowledge, and participatory and decolonial teaching methodologies. It will showcase an innovative approach to co-teaching through a presentation…

Apr. 12, 2018: Using Reflective Writing to Promote Transfer in Writing-Rich Courses

16 April 2018

Kathleen Yancey is one of the preeminent scholars of composition and rhetoric working today, and she has published widely on the role of reflective writing in the undergraduate curriculum. She…

Jan 12, 2017: Flourishing at Carleton

28 February 2018

Corey Keyes, a pioneer of positive psychology, has dedicated his career to studying what makes life worth living. Come hear from Dr. Keyes how his model for flourishing can improve…

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