Education Programs: Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges

Period of Performance

3/1/2021 - 9/30/2024

Funding Totals

$149,973.00 (approved)
$149,639.00 (awarded)

Lifting Voices: Public Speaking as a Bridge to the Humanities

FAIN: AE-277790-21

Chemeketa Community College District (Salem, OR 97305-1453)
Keith A. Russell (Project Director: July 2020 to present)
Kathleen Dwyer (Co Project Director: December 2020 to present)

The development of a humanities-focused public speaking curriculum.

This project seeks to improve student outcomes by integrating humanities content and pedagogical concepts into public speaking courses through a guest speaker series and a disseminated database of culturally relevant curricular resources; the creation of a Bilingual public speaking course; and faculty training for bridging advance language support for rising GED and English language learners.