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2016 Call for Papers for Network Detroit: Communities

Proposals may be submitted via our online form, sent before the deadline of June 1, 2016.

The Program Committee of the Network Detroit Conference—a conference on Digital Humanities—invites proposals for papers, panels, posters, lightning talks, and roundtables on the theme of Communities. In Detroit and around the world, digital technologies provide new tools to create, transform, and understand communities. The digital is often associated with freedom of information and communication and the possibilities of new media, transcending divisions between public and private, academic and popular, local and global. 

As an interdisciplinary field, Digital Humanities embraces those possibilities to bring new communities and voices into conversation. But there are also concerns about issues of representation, access, and regulation of digital knowledge. In exploring the idea of community, we encourage proposals from a wide variety of disciplines on topics suggested but not limited to: digital pedagogy, DH technologies (e.g. mapping, text-mining); DH project design/management; data and resources; DH partnerships and project collaborations. Successful proposals will demonstrate some connection to the theme of the conference. 

Fullbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship

2017-2018 Competition Deadline: October 11, 2016 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time 

The Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship was launched in 2013 as a new component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. It provides opportunities for U.S. citizens to participate in an academic year of overseas travel and digital storytelling in one, two, or three countries on a globally significant theme. This Fellowship is made possible through a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the National Geographic Society. Fellows publish stories on the Fulbright-National Geographic Stories blog. 

The wide variety of new digital media tools and platforms has created an unprecedented opportunity for people from all disciplines and backgrounds to share observations and personal narratives with global audiences online. These storytelling tools are powerful resources as we seek to expand our knowledge of pressing global issues and build ties across cultures. 

For the 2017-18 competition, the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship will accept proposals to undertake an in-depth examination of a globally relevant theme or themes. Single country and multi-country proposals are accepted to allow for a deep examination of a theme or, for two or three-country projects, to offer an opportunity to compare and contrast how the topic is experienced from one country to another. Utilizing a variety of digital storytelling tools (including text, photography, video, audio, graphic illustrations, and/or social media, etc.), Fellows will tell their stories, or the stories of those they meet, and publish their work on a dedicated blog hosted on the National Geographic website. Stories deemed by National Geographic to be of interest or merit may be considered for publication on other National Geographic platforms. In addition to receiving Fulbright benefits (for travel, stipend, health, etc.), Fellows will receive instruction in digital storytelling techniques, applicable to Fellows’ projects, including effective blog writing, video production, photography, and other relevant training, by National Geographic staff prior to their departure. National Geographic will also provide editorial mentorship for Fellows during their Fulbright grant period. Fellows will provide material for a blog on the National Geographic website on a regular basis (at least once per week), and will have the opportunity to develop additional content for use by National Geographic and the Department of State. 

Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be accepted for the following themes: 

Our Human Story 

Themes: Culture/Geo-politics, Contemporary Social Issues, Democracy and Human Rights, Religious Freedom 

Critical Species Themes: Conservation of Species, Extinction 

New Frontiers Themes: Innovations in areas of Health, Medicine, Technology, Energy, Economic Development/Prosperity 

For more click here... 

 

Russell Sage Foundation Seeks Letters of Inquiry for Social Inequality Research

The foundation's program on Social Inequality supports research on the social, economic, political, and labor market consequences of rising economic inequality in the United States. The program seeks Letters of Inquiry for investigator-initiated research projects with the potential to broaden current understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequality. 

Priority will be given to projects that use innovative data or methodologies to address important questions about inequality. Two-year grants of up to $150,000 will be awarded to qualified organizations.

Read more here...

Digital Projects for the Public

Digital Projects for the Public grants support projects that significantly contribute to the public’s engagement with the humanities. 

Digital platforms—such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments—can reach diverse audiences and bring the humanities to life for the American people. The program offers three levels of support for digital projects: grants for Discovery projects (early-stage planning work), Prototyping projects (proof-of-concept development work), and Production projects (end-stage production and distribution work). While projects can take many forms, shapes, and sizes, your request should be for an exclusively digital project or for a digital component of a larger project. 

All Digital Projects for the Public projects should deepen public understanding of significant humanities stories and ideas; incorporate sound humanities scholarship; involve humanities scholars in all phases of development and production; include appropriate digital media professionals; reach a broad public through a realistic plan for development, marketing, and distribution; create appealing digital formats for the general public; and demonstrate the capacity to sustain themselves. All projects should also demonstrate the potential to attract a broad, general, nonspecialist audience, either online or in person at venues such as museums, libraries or other cultural institutions. Applicants may choose to identify particular communities and groups, including students, to whom a project may have particular appeal. 

Read more here...

Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Conference CFP: Negotiating Borders through Digital Collaboration

Proposals are due May 31, 2016 via the online application form.

Bucknell University, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will host its third annual digital scholarship conference on October 28-30, 2016. The theme of the conference is “Negotiating Borders through Digital Collaboration.” 

This conference will bring together a broad community of practitioners–faculty, researchers, librarians, educational technologists, and students–who are using technology to rethink seemingly intractable borders within and outside of the university. We define “borders” as boundaries that limit access; conditions that differentiate insiders from outsiders; or any obstacle that impairs open communication and collaboration. 

We invite proposals that explore or critique digital modes of scholarly, cultural, and political intersectionality. Special consideration will be given to proposals that demonstrate how crossing institutional boundaries, whether within or beyond the university, can facilitate the expansion of borders, broadly conceived. 

Some topics may include: 

Digital tools that bridge the gap between scholarship and teaching 

Computational methods that explore intersections of identity, power, and social justice 

Global and multilingual aspects of digital scholarship 

The role of technology in creating communities of practice that bridge cultural, racial, and economic divides 

Digital technologies that facilitate equitable collaborations between faculty and students, or that bridge the town/gown divide 

New modes of inquiry that negotiate and rethink normative ideas of gender and sexuality

Forms of digital scholarship that allow for increased accessibility 

Presentations may take the form of interactive presentations, project demos, electronic posters, panel discussions, work-in-progress sessions, workshops, or lightning talks. 

We look forward to building on the success of the last two years, in which instructional technologists, librarians, archivists, faculty, students, and community members came together to discuss challenges, share working models, reflect on projects, and inspire new avenues for actively including students in public scholarly pursuits. For more information, please view our video from the 2015 meeting and visit the conference website.

For more click here...

Contact Donnie Sendelbach (donniesendelbach@depauw.edu) for information on last year's conference or the application process.

Six Things to Know about the Mellon Foundation's Goals for Liberal Arts Education

About a year ago, the Mellon Foundation completed a strategic plan launched by the Foundation’s President, Earl Lewis. Mariët Westermann, Vice President of the Foundation, highlights six goals and interests for the Mellon program in Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities as they relate to liberal arts education. 

We are doubling down on our support for the humanities and the arts in higher education and cultural organizations in the US, often in collaboration with institutions in other parts of the world. We decided to do so not only because government and other funding for these disciplines has declined, but because the humanities and arts foster attitudes and skills that help us bear witness to and interpret human experience. These mental sets and honed practices help instill the democratic intuition that depends on our recognition of the humanity of others, no matter how different they may be from ourselves. 

Our commitment to the humanities and arts will continue to be translated into support for liberal arts education, and specifically for the residential liberal arts model, whether in research universities or in independent liberal arts colleges. 

We are making a concerted effort to look at the system of higher education as an interconnected whole, and at the place of liberal education within it. To be able to discern the overlapping interests of universities, four-year institutions, and community colleges we have joined our formerly autonomous programs for liberal arts colleges and for research universities and humanities scholarship. This merger makes it easier for us to see, promote, and support relevant connections across institutional types. We are paying closer attention, for example, to the way graduate education may need to be reformed if doctoral students are to be prepared for teaching the students of the future in all sectors of the higher education system. We are also in conversation with universities and community colleges about ways in which the transfer pathway from two-year institutions to four-year liberal arts colleges may be strengthened, particularly in the humanities. 

Our integrated approach to the system of higher education is helping us think through new, expanded pathways for diversifying the faculty of universities and colleges so that they can become more representative of our ever more diverse nation and student population. Faculty diversity is a longstanding concern for the Foundation, going back three decades. Along with the country, Mellon has made headway; along with the country, we have a lot of unfinished business. In this area, too, our strategic plan calls for a redoubling of our efforts in diversifying the tenure-track professoriate and supporting historically underrepresented candidates in their quest for tenure.

For more information click here...

NEH-Mellon Fellowships to Support Digital Publication

The application deadline is April 28. 

Historians today can represent the past using an unprecedented variety of tools. Projects like Mapping Occupation and Virtual St Paul’s Cross demonstrate how digital publications can help us make sense of the role of the US Army in southern states during Reconstruction, or think in new ways about what it was like to attend an open-air sermon in 17th-century London. Humanists whose work cannot easily be accommodated to traditional modes of scholarly communication now have access to platforms for digital publishing like Scalar and Omeka that accommodate a rich variety of primary source materials, narratives, and analytical flexibility. But finding support for the research and publication of such scholarship can often be a challenge. The latest collaboration between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation looks to provide support for scholars whose work would benefit from digital publication. 

Since the late 1990s the Mellon Foundation has provided funding for digital publication of humanities scholarship. Over the course of a decade starting in 1999, the Gutenberg-e program pioneered e-books as a medium for scholarly publication and worked to encourage their acceptance. In recent years, the Mellon Foundation and the NEH have collaborated to encourage and support digital research and publication in the humanities by individuals and institutions. The Humanities Open Book program funds the republication of out-of-print books in open access electronic formats, thereby improving availability of important scholarship by returning it to the marketplace. 

The latest collaboration between the nation’s most important public and private humanities funders provides individual scholars with support for digital publication. The new NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication provide grants to support paths to digital publication for scholarly works. This grant is a wonderful opportunity for historians whose research and publication ambitions include “visual, audio, and/or other multimedia materials or flexible reading pathways that could not be included in traditionally published books.” 

See more here... 

2016 Digital Humanities Training Opportunities

Last year, I wrote a post rounding up the DH training opportunities as I knew them for the summer of 2015 (and beyond). The 2016 list is quite similar. It includes, as a part of the DH Training Network: 

DH@Guelph (9-12 May 2016) 

DHSI@Dal, 1-day workshops (9-13 May 2016) 

DHSI@Congress (1-2 June 2016, Calgary) 

DHSI (June 6-10 and 13-17 2016)

HILT @ IUPUI (13-16 June 2016)

DH@Oxford (4-8 July 2016) Doing Digital History @ George Mason U (11-22 July 2016) 

DH@Leipzig (19-29 July 2016) 

ILiADS @Hamilton College DHi (24-29 July 2016) 

Digital Pedagogy Lab Summer Institute @ U of Mary Washington (8-12 August 2016) 

EDIROM DH (26-30 September 2016) 

Applications for these are (sometimes) accepted on a rolling basis and scholarships are often available. Another international opportunity, The Summer School in Digital Humanities, hosted by the Stoa Consortium in Bulgaria, will take place between September 5-10.

If you can’t make it to any of these exotic international locals (and Hamilton College), the Office of Digital Humanities at the NEH is also sponsoring a workshop, Doing Digital History, at George Mason hosted by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History in New Media. The applications for the workshop are due March 15th so if you’re interested, get your (relatively simple) application in ASAP. I appreciate that the questions for potential participants include both approaches to and questions about research and teaching. 

Also a part of the DH Training Network (and, again, closer to home for many ProfHacker readers) is HILT, taking place from June 13-16th at IUPUI. I will, once again, be facilitating the course in Digital Pedagogy alongside Amanda Licastro (whom I met and bonded with at the very first iteration of HILT when it was known as a “winter institute”). There are also ten other fantastic week-long courses at HILT, all taught by fantastic people. 

And finally (although certainly not exhaustively), is the Digital Pedagogy Lab Summer Institute, taking place at University of Mary Washington from August 8-12th. 

For more information click here... 

DePauw's Online Learning Consortium Membership

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), formerly the Sloan Consortium, is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world. OLC is a key factor in the transformation of the e-Education field. Through our conferences, quality learning opportunities, and tools for individual and institutional success we have been a part of this swift growth. 

DePauw has an institutional membership providing access to free webinars and publications along with online professional development courses courses and other opportunities at cost. There are a limited number of individual accounts through our institutional membership, so if you are interested in setting one up, please contact Donnie Sendelbach at donniesendelbach@depauw.edu. 

For more information click here... 

Faculty Fellows: Unique Faculty Development Opportunity in Washington, DC

Deadline for Fall Semester is April 1, 2016.

AAC&U and the Washington Internship Institute invite you to apply - or nominate a colleague - for the Faculty Fellows Program. The jointly-sponsored program offers faculty from all disciplines the opportunity to pursue professional, disciplinary, and personal interests in a challenging and dynamic professional environment - and to reinvigorate their work as scholars, teachers, advisers, and educational leaders. Faculty Fellows spend one full semester in the Washington, DC area working at government agencies, non-profit organizations, national associations, museums, foundations, and other sites related to their expertise and professional interests. Fellows also have opportunities to engage with colleagues in their disciplines with higher-educations experts. 

For more information click here...

The Digital Pedagogy Lab 2016 Institute

The Digital Pedagogy Lab 2016 Institute Digital Pedagogy Lab’s 2016 Summer Institute will take place on August 8 – 12 at University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. Digital Pedagogy Lab is a 5-day practical institute that helps prepare learners, educators, librarians, administrators, and others to teach and work with digital technology. The learning community we create together will be welcoming to a wide range of skill levels and interests. 

We offer significant discounts to adjuncts / students and a few full fellowships. We opened pre-registration this week and are accepting fellowship applications. Pre-registration ends on March 30 at noon Eastern time, and registration will officially open on March 31. Last year, most institute tracks filled prior to the close of early bird registration, so be sure to pre-register to reserve a spot. 

The institute is part of the outreach mission of the Hybrid Pedagogy. 

For more information click here... 

Indiana Campus Compact's 6th Annual Service Engagement Summit

Join the Indiana Campus Compact (ICC) for its 6th Annual Service Engagement Summit on March 31st- April 1st in Indianapolis. The summit's focus this year will be on exploring critical service learning, power and privilege, and charity vs. social justice work. Some funding is available to attend this event. If interested, please contact Doug Harms at dharms@depauw.edu. Follow the link for more information.

Bologna Summer School on Global Humanities and the Global South

Applications must be submitted by March 15th, 2016. 

The Department of History and Cultures at University of Bologna, Duke University and University of Virginia are happy to announce that the call for application for the 2016 edition of the Summer School on Global Studies and Critical Theory (third edition) is open. This year the Summer School will focus on GLOBAL HUMANITIES AND THE GLOBAL SOUTH. HISTORY, POLITICS, AND CRITICAL THEORY.



Teaching and research programs on global humanities have been criticized by postcolonial studies in the last decades because of their Eurocentric back-ground. Against these Eurocentric narratives and conceptual framework, the notion of global south has stood out as a political and scientific alternative. Although the idea of a global south has found a relatively recent popularization within academia, it is rooted in long-standing intellectual, political and institutional traditions. The 2016 Summer school in Global studies and critical theories will focus on the historical dimension of the multiple “global souths” and their political and intellectual roots and will discuss the contribute of the current debate on the global south to the  methodological, conceptual and historical aspects of a global humanities project. 

Classes, seminars, public meetings and debate will try to take profit by the critical contribute of the Global south studies, but also to single out the traps of reification and ethnocentrism entailed in the very notion of a Global South.

Summer School will take place in Bologna across two whole weeks from June 27th to July 8th, 2016. The intensive program consists of lectures, seminars, critical dialogues, workshops, and project presentations. 

Selected students will be asked to attend all plenary lectures and two morning courses. They will also have to attend at least one afternoon class.

Candidates are required to submit a detailed CV, a statement of purpose and one letter of recommendation. Applicants must also state if they consider to present a paper during one or more paper workshops and if they will apply for grants (in this case they must specify if their attendance is contingent on receiving grants).



We provide up to 10 grants covering fees and accommodation, up to 3 grants covering fees, accommodation and travel expenses for students coming from a Global South country (Asia, Africa, Latin America) and up to 2 grants sponsored by FIBRA (http://www.irtbrasil.unibo.it/en/partnerships/fibra-1) covering fees, accommodation and travel expenses for Brasilian students

Applications must be emailed in PDF format to disci.gsct@unibo.it by March 15th, 2016.

Please, find attached a detailed program. 

Click here for further information or email disci.gsct@unibo.it

Global Crossroads: Themed Courses

Faculty at two or more institutions co-develop courses that involve a shared theme that has an international dimension. Funding can be requested for course materials, a summer stipend for course development ($600 per week for a maximum of three weeks), and travel support to bring course partners together for planning. Proposals will be reviewed as they are received. This program is a timely opportunity for obtaining support to develop a course for DePauw's new "International Experience" general education requirement. 

Please contact David Alvarez at davidalvarez@depauw.edu for more information, and if you plan to create digital resources, contact Donnie Sendelbach at donniesendelbach@depauw.edu.

 

New Directions in Global Scholarship

There are two deadlines for calendar year 2016: April 4, 2016 and August 15, 2016. 

New Directions in Global Scholarship: This program provides support to GLCA faculty members wishing to develop a new area of scholarly expertise that extends the global reach of current research or teaching. Particular encouragement is given to projects involving faculty-student research collaborations. 

Faculty members may request support for travel, materials, and stipends ($600/week) for participants contributing to the project’s design and execution. Equipment will not be funded. Support for students includes travel and up to four weeks of summer stipend ($340/week). 

Please contact David Alvarez at davidalvarez@depauw.edu for more information, and if you plan to create digital resources, contact Donnie Sendelbach at donniesendelbach@depauw.edu.

2017-18 Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar Competition

Opportunities to 125+ countries are now open for application. Check out the possibilities on the Fulbright/CIEE website. Or contact Jeff Kenney, DePauw's Fulbright liaison, for more information on the Fulbright scholar programs. 

Click here for more information.

New Textbook Liberation Fund will Help Faculty Ditch High-Priced Textbooks

A new Textbook Liberation Fund offers grants for "faculty members or departments who want to transition their courses away from high-priced textbooks."

Click here for more information...

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Now accepting fellowship applications from artists and scholars.

Something to consider for yourself or someone you know. Follow the link for full qualification and application details.

East-West Center Summer Institute Programs

We encourage faculty to consider applying for one of the two summer programs offered by the East-West Institute in Hawaii: Confucian Asia: Traditions and Transformations or Infusing Southeast Asian Studies into the Undergraduate Curriculum. Please follow links for dates and application information.

Confucian Asia 

ASDP Infusing Institute

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Membership for DePauw Faculty

Just a friendly reminder that DePauw has an enhanced institutional membership in the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR), which means that any faculty member at DePauw can join CUR individually for no additional charge. See link for membership enrollment details.

For more information click here...

CIEE International Faculty Development Seminars

Check out the range of international seminars offered by CIEE. Some campus funding is available, but plan to use your PDF. If you have questions, contact Mandy Brookins Blinn.

For more information click here...

Digital Humanities Summer Institute 

Institute is from June 13-17, 2016

The Digital Humanities Summer Institute provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. A time of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, participants at DHSI share ideas and methods, and develop expertise in using advanced technologies. 

Every summer, the institute brings together faculty, staff, and students from the Arts, Humanities, Library, and Archives communities as well as independent scholars and participants from areas beyond. For more info, see http://dhsi.org/ Accessibility and Digital Environments Course Description In order to successfully reach a wide audience, digital projects must take into account the variety of potential users and their diverse needs. Not everyone accesses information in the same way, though we often assume otherwise. For example, people with disabilities of many different kinds--sensory, physical, and cognitive--represent a significant percentage of users for many digital projects, but most of these projects are designed without thinking about accessibility. However, digital humanists can ensure that they are designing for all users by taking accessibility into account from the beginning of a project. And existing projects can be adjusted and modified to improve their accessibility.

 This course will take a two-fold approach: students will read and discuss key works from disability studies scholarship in order to consider various applications for the digital humanities; these readings will form a critical framework for students? hands-on work with tools that enable them to evaluate and create scholarly digital resources. Mornings will involve readings-based discussions on topics such as emerging standards for accessibility in digital environments, the social model of disability, user-centered design, and embodiment. Afternoons will be reserved for guided individual exercises and small-group work. 

Students are encouraged to bring their own projects or project ideas in order to evaluate them for accessibility and to make or plan changes as appropriate. Knowledge of and experience with web design is not required, but curiosity and a willingness to learn are a necessity. 

For more information click here...

GLCA Global Crossroads Grant

Through a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation the Great Lakes Colleges Association to support curricular collaboration we are launching Global Crossroads, a four year initiative to advance internationalization of the programs of learning that define our undergraduates’ experience of the liberal arts through cooperative action.

Many of the Global Crossroads programs will involve our “Global Liberal Arts Alliance” which is an international partnership of 28 US-style liberal arts institutions, including the 13 schools of the GLCA, and representing 16 countries. The Alliance’s goal is to support excellence in liberal arts education on a transnational basis. Collaboration is a key component of Global Crossroads, and Alliance schools will be important partners in Crossroads efforts.

For more information click here.

Presenting Data and Information: a one-day course taught by Edward Tufte

See article for dates and locations.

A new, widely-adopted method for presentations: meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter. Fundamental design strategies for all information displays: sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts, images, video, data visualizations, and randomized displays for making graphical statistical inferences. For more information , click here.

Digital Humanities Summer Institute, DHSI 2016

We're pleased to announce the 2016 Digital Humanities Summer Institute! The Digital Humanities Summer Institute provides an ideal environment for discussing and learning about new computing technologies and how they are influencing teaching, research, dissemination, creation, and preservation in different disciplines, via a community-based approach. A time of intensive coursework, seminars, and lectures, participants at DHSI share ideas and methods, and develop expertise in using advanced technologies. Every summer, the institute brings together faculty, staff, and students from the Arts, Humanities, Library, and Archives communities as well as independent scholars and participants from areas beyond.

Offerings for 2016 are the result of consultation with our community about the topics and material we'd all like to see covered at DHSI now and in the future, as well as a call for proposals for courses among members of our community. This year, we're able to have a number of additional courses on offer and, overall, smaller class sizes to facilitate better our learning together! As well, following DHSIers' suggestions, there is also the opportunity to take more than one course, across two weeks.

At the moment, preparations for 2016 are already humming along in Victoria, and our 'quiet' launch of our registration earlier has resulted in courses beginning to fill ... even a bit ahead of anticipated schedule. As in the past: if there's a course you or a member of your team absolutely must have, we?d recommend registration earlier rather than later for it!

If you've not yet seen the list of our 40+ 2016 course offerings plus our growing group of pre-DHSI workshops visit our website and our schedule, we'd really encourage you to do so. We're pretty excited about it! And, in addition to a great mix of classic courses and new ones recommended by our community, we've got some great talks planned by James Cummings (Oxford), Laura Estill (Texas A&M), Jon Saklofske (Acadia U), and others -- as well as our DHSI Colloquium, lunchtime unconference sessions, and much more including alliance this year with the engaging academic and workshop program of the international conference of the Electronic Literature Organization as well as the Modeling and Prototyping conference of the Implementing New Knowledge Environments team. For more information, click here.

Midwest Faculty Seminars 2015-2016

The schedule for the Midwest Faculty Seminars, held at the University of Chicago, have been announced. Special faculty development funds support travel, meals, and housing at the events, so the cost does not come out of your normal conference funding.

  • Does Human Rights Have a History? (January 21-23, 2016)
  • Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century (February 16-18, 2016)
  • The Environmental Humanities (April 7-9, 2016)

For more information, see the website for University of Chicago, Midwest Faculty Seminars. Faculty interested in participating in one of the seminars should contact Carrie Klaus.

Hybrid Liberal Arts Network: High Touch Learning for the 21st Century

DePauw University is one of six colleges, including Albion College, Hope College, Grinnell College, Lawrence University, and Wabash College, to be awarded $335,000 from the Teagle Foundation to design and teach hybrid courses, which combine online learning and traditional classroom instructions. The Teagle support will enable faculty to design and create courses collaboratively across institutions by working in faculty pairs. The specific topics will be developed across the remainder of 2015—in part, through a workshop that will be held this summer. The first course materials in the program will debut in the spring of 2016, with more to follow in the fall of 2016 and the spring of 2017.

For more information regarding the Teagle award, please click here.
Faculty interested in hybrid courses, including flipped courses, should contact Donnie Sendelbach.

HETL Call for Papers and Editors & Reviewers

HETL is now accepting manuscripts for the International HETL Review - IHR and the Journal for Meaning-Centered Education - JMCE. For submission instructions, click here.

In addition, we also seek additional editors and reviewers for both IHR and JMCE. If you would like to be considered to serve on either the editorial board or review board for either journal, please send your CV to Dr. Patrick Blessinger, Executive Director and Chief Scientist, International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association at patrickblessinger@gmail.com.

Spencer Foundation Invites Proposals for Education Research Projects

Established in 1962, the Spencer Foundation is dedicated to the belief that research is necessary to the improvement of education. To that end, the foundation supports high-quality investigations of education through its research programs and is dedicated to strengthening and renewing the educational research community through its fellowship and training programs and related activities.

For more information, see the website.

Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching

Check out the opportunities to attend one of the Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching. The overall conference theme is "Evidenced-Based Teaching and Learning." For more information, visit the website.

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

The Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE: EHR) program seeks proposals that identify and address challenges that STEM educators face in and outside of the classroom. The program features two tracks and two tiers of projects will exist within each track:

Engaged Student Learning
(1) Exploration

Institutional and Community Transformation
(2) Design and Development

These tracks will entertain research studies in all areas. For more information including proposal due dates, please visit the IUSE:EHR website.

Indiana Campus Compact - The Engaged Campus Grants

The Engaged Campus Grants support the embedment of service engagement into campus culture, applicants may choose one of two institutionalization projects:

The Engaged Department Grant – Individual departments may apply for these funds to develop and/or strengthen their support for service engagement. Awardees will spend 18 months developing or strengthening support for faculty and staff efforts in and with the community, revising policies and systems to reward faculty for their engagement work, adopting sustainable department to community partnerships, and/or elevating departmental changes in such a manner to be a role model for other departments both on your own campus and on other campuses.

Enhancing Service Engagement Collaboration Grant – Institutions may apply for these funds to support the holistic implementation of service engagement through Academic and Student Affairs partnerships. Awardees will spend 18-months collaborating on the development and/or strengthening of campus-wide service engagement institutionalization efforts. Click here for more information on Indiana Campus Compact grants.

Award amounts are:
The Engaged Department – $3,500 (institutional cash match $1,500)
Enhancing Service Engagement Collaboration – $5,000 (institutional cash match $2,500)

Organizations with Faculty Opportunities

Association of American College and Universities (AAC&U)

American Association of University Professors (AAUP)

Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)

EDUCAUSE

Great Lakes College Association (GLCA)

Midwest Faculty Seminar (MFS)

The IDEA Center