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2014-2015 CETR Events and Forums

The Center for Community- Engaged Teaching and Research invites faculty to participate in events and forums throughout the 2014-2015 Academic Year. To RSVP, call 412.396.5893 or email cetr@duq.edu

Events:

Community Uncorked

Please join us for our monthly open house for community-engaged faculty and community partners, repleate with wine and cheese, 4 - 5 p.m, Murphy Building, 20 Chatham Square

  • Wednesday, September 10
  • Wednesday, October 22
  • Wednesday, November 19
  • Thursday, January 29
  • Thursday, February 26
Campus to Community Excursion

Thursday, October 16
For faculty within their first three years at Duquesne, we will offer a tour of the Hill District led by one of our
community partners with stops to learn about innovative programs and services found within our local community.

Fall Working Session - From Objective to Evidence

Thursday, November 6
Join with colleagues to learn about strong alignment between learning objectives, community learning
experiences, and student learning assessment.

Spring Working Session - Packaging the Work

Wednesday, March 18
Join with colleagues to learn how to describe community-engagedteaching and research as part of promotion and tenure materials.

Spring Boot Camp

Wednesday, May 13
A one-day intensive institute on community-engaged course design for faculty scheduled to teach in the
coming year.

Community Partnership Fair

Wednesday, May 13
An event that helps faculty network with potential community partners.

Writing Retreat

Tuesday, June 2 and Wednesday, June 3
Steal away in the early summer for two days of dedicated writing time. Intended for faculty who want to move along a writing project about their community-engaged scholarship, or to brainstorm potential written products about their teaching or research.


Community-Engaged Research Inquiry Group

Five Critical Conversations on the Intersection between Institutional Support and Community-Engaged Research

Catalyst: Dr. Eva Simms, 2014-2015 Gaultier Faculty Fellow

Over the course of the year, faculty members are invited to participate in five evolving conversations with Dr. Eva Simms and a variety of panelists about community-engaged research at Duquesne. Dr. Simms' Share the Knowledge project is an example of a participatory research process designed to develop a set of best practices for reconnecting African-American children and adults to places of nature within their communities. In an effort to recognize the project as an example of community-engaged research and to advocate for the adoption of such research across the University, it will be utilized as a primary case study to explore and expand upon the following questions:

How do we cultivate funding for community-engaged research?
Monday, October 27, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

How do we build an institutional language and nomenclature for community-engaged research?
Tuesday, November 11, Noon - 1:30 p.m.

What are the ethical implications of producing knowledge in and with communities?
Thursday, January 22, Noon - 1:30 p.m.

What are the nuances of involving students (graduate and undergraduate) in community-engaged research?
Monday, February 16, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

How do we appropriately reward and recognize community-engaged research as a part of the faculty workload?
Wednesday, March 18, 3 - 4:30 p.m.