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Products for grant AKA-285707-22

Core humanities: Integration through curriculum, campus, and community
Molly Hiro, University of Portland

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Engaged Humanities Institute (Conference/Institute/Seminar)
Title: Engaged Humanities Institute
Author: Andrew Guest
Author: Molly Hiro
Author: Jen McDaneld
Abstract: The two-day pilot institute, developed in Spring 2023 and held May 11-12, provided our faculty participants (from 10 disciplines including two STEM faculty and two from our professional schools) sessions on engaged humanities models, community-based learning, and leading good discussions Faculty were also provided independent work time to meet certain targets (creating engaged humanities syllabi components, learning outcomes, and assignments and activities for their upcoming courses), and to workshop these draft products in small groups.
Date Range: February through May 12 2023
Location: University of Portland
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Primary URL Description: This is the Institute overview and schedule.
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Secondary URL Description: This is a general description of the institute with photos.

Engaged Humanities @UP digital toolkit (Web Resource)
Title: Engaged Humanities @UP digital toolkit
Author: Jen McDaneld
Author: Molly Hiro
Abstract: A companion piece to the Engaged Humanities Institute, the toolkit provides access to resources for engaged humanities teaching and scholarship to the UP campus as a whole. Divided into 4 sections, the site provides curated and annotated materials that showcase the background of the field, examples of engaged humanities pedagogical materials, and guides for creating your own activities. The site also includes a section specifically for faculty interested in developing engaged humanities Core courses.
Year: 2023
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Primary URL Description: This is the landing page for the digital toolkit