New Issue of Peer Review on Integrating Evidence: The STIRS Approach

New Issue of Peer Review on Integrating Evidence: The STIRS Approach

The Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills (STIRS) framework has been developed, used, and revised as part of the LEAP Challenge leading to capstone and signature work. This issue focuses on the AAC&U's STIRS framework, which is designed to guide the development of curriculum in evidence-based thinking. The STIRS project has been developed as an exemplar of integrative liberal education.

2017 PKAL STEM Leadership Institute

2017 PKAL STEM Leadership Institute

Institute I: July 11-16, 2017 |  Institute II: July 18-23, 2017 | Institute III: July 25-30, 2017
The Claggett Center, Adamstown, Maryland | Applications Due March 14, 2017
The PKAL Summer Leadership Institute is designed for both early and mid-career STEM faculty engaged in leading projects aimed at transforming undergraduate STEM education in their classrooms, departments, and institutions.

Network for Academic Renewal Working Conference

Network for Academic Renewal Working Conference

March 16–18, 2017  | Jacksonville, Florida  | Register by February 8, 2017 to get the best rates!
Diversity, Learning, and Student Success: Voices Leading Change will engage participants in exploring how the individual and collective voices of students, faculty, staff, and community partners can be catalysts for transformative campus and social change.

Annual Meeting 2017

2017 Annual Meeting

January 25 Pre-Meeting Symposium on “Student Activism and Liberal Education: Faculty Engagement in Turbulent Times”
January 28 “Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios”

NETWORK FOR ACADEMIC RENEWAL Working Conference

Network for Academic Renewal Working Conference

February 23–25, 2017  | Phoenix, Arizona  | Register by January 23, 2017, for the best rates
This conference will engage participants in exploring how to design, implement, and evaluate high-quality general education pathways that effectively prepare all students for active participation in our nation’s democracy and success in an ever-changing global society.

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What's New

Rising to the LEAP Challenge

AAC&U announces the publication of a new book, Rising to the LEAP Challenge: Case Studies of Integrative Pathways to Student Signature Work. The book is a series of case studies that reflect the "real-world"... more

2017 Annual Meeting San Francisco

The 8th Annual Forum on Digital Learning and Eportfolios will be held all day on January 28 in San Francisco in conjunction with AAC&U’s 2017 Annual Meeting. The Opening Plenary—“High-Impact ePortfolio Practice: A Catalyst for... more

Lynn Pasquerella

AAC&U President Lynn Pasquerella was featured on The Bill Newman Show to discuss challenges facing higher education. In her comments, Pasquerella urged higher education institutions not only to... more