Fall A(T)Rs Offer Information on Digital Media, Grant Writing, Library Research Guides

A(T)Rs are held at noon in the Develin Room of Olin Library.

This fall, the Academic (Technology) Roundtable meetings will include talks on new library subject research guides, counseling and psychological services, tools to manage digital workflow, grant writing, course design and more.

The weekly A(T)R meetings aim to promote conversation, cooperation, and the sharing of information and resources among Wesleyan’s faculty and staff. The event is sponsored by the Center for Faculty Career Development, and is co-sponsored with Olin Library and Information Technology Services.

A(T)Rs are held at noon in the Develin Room of Olin Library, and a buffet lunch will be served. Sean McCann, director of the Center for Faculty Career Development, moderates the weekly meeting. All faculty and staff are welcome.

The Fall 2011 schedule, speakers and topics include:

Monday, Sept. 19
Counseling and Psychological Services, with Jennifer D’Andrea, director.

Monday, Oct. 3
New Library Subject Research Guides, with Pat Tully, University Librarian.

Tuesday, Oct. 4
The Registrar’s New On-line Major Completion Form, with Anna van der Burg, registrar, and Susan Krajewski, associate registrar.

Friday, Oct. 14
Identify and Self-Determination with guest speaker Joy Harjo. This event is co-sponsored by the Making Excellence Inclusive initiative.

Tuesday, Nov. 1
Using Digital Media in Place of the Traditional Academic Paper: A Videoconference with Hisa Kuriyama, Reischauer Institute Professor of Cultural History, Harvard University and other Harvard faculty.

Monday, Nov. 7
Writing History in the Digital Age, with Jack A. Dougherty, associate professor of educational studies, Trinity College.

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Grant Writing Workshop, with Ruth Striegel, the Walter A. Crowell University Professor of the Social Sciences, professor of psychology.

4:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21
Workshop on Effective Course Design, with Barbara Tewksbury, Hamilton College.

Monday, Nov. 28
New Tools for Managing Digital Workflow.

Tuesday, Dec. 6
New Research on Dyslexia, with Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D., and Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D., of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity.

To recommend a program, contact Sean McCann.