Academic Innovation at Carleton
Carleton faculty constantly strive to be at the forefront of scholarship and pedagogy. Supporting them in this effort are these current initiatives and permanent centers, which coordinate efforts and share knowledge across traditional disciplinary boundaries.
- The LTC coordinates programs for new and experienced faculty, circulates information about teaching theories and strategies, and helps suggest solutions to classroom problems.
- CCCE programs support public scholarship, civic engagement within the Carleton curriculum, and community volunteer service by students.
- CISMI is a broad initiative that promotes a multidisciplinary approach to complex scientific problems.
- QuIRK helps students understand and evaluate numerical data as they encounter it in all fields.
- The Humanities Center cultivates research, collaborations, events, and creative thinking in the humanities to enrich Carleton intellectual and cultural life.
- SERC works to improve education through projects that support educators worldwide, with a special emphasis on undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.
- EthIC activities designed to integrate ethical considerations into student and faculty life at Carleton, both inside and outside the classroom.
- GEI coordinates activities that deal with worldwide issues, striving to infuse global themes into the Carleton curriculum.
- CArtT fosters the integration of arts and technology on campus, encouraging faculty in the arts to develop courses and collaborations that involve the creative use of technology.
- Viz leads Carleton’s efforts to bring innovative visual approaches (such as images, media, and models) to teaching and learning.