CCE: Assessing Interdisciplinarity through Writing

"Assessing Interdisciplinarity through Writing" addresses how to assess student’s integration skills. This workshop focuses on creating writing assignments and rubrics that will enable instructors to evaluate students’ integration skills. Some discussion will also be given to the use of student writing to assess learning outcomes at both the course and general program level.

Participation is determined by successful application. Faculty participants will receive a $500 stipend.

Application form: Download here.

Deadline to apply: March 31 at 5:00 pm.


Tanya Augsburg is a humanities-trained, interdisciplinary feminist performance scholar, critic, and curator who can be occasionally persuaded to perform. She teaches at San Francisco State University, where she is currently Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Liberal Studies in the areas of the Creative Arts and Humanities. Dr. Augsburg is additionally Vice-President, Relations, of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS). Dr. Augsburg is author of Becoming Interdisciplinary: An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies, 3rd Ed. (Kendall/Hunt, 2016) and co-editor of The Politics of Interdisciplinary Studies (McFarland, 2009). Her survey book chapter on the interdisciplinary arts is published in The Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity, 2nd Edition (2017). Other publications have appeared in TDR: The Drama Review; Text and Performance Quarterly; Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies; n.paradoxa: International Feminist Art Journal; World Futures; Colorado Critical Review; and Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture. She was the co-Principal Investigator for an AAC&U grant awarded to San Francisco State University in 2008 to facilitate the development of the AAC&U VALUE Written Communication and Integrative Learning rubrics. Her most recent research examines interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary theory, pedagogy, arts, and assessment. Her current projects include completing a book-length manuscript on the interdisciplinary arts and a book-length manuscript on what she is calling feminist ars erotica. Her favorite pastime is helping students succeed.

  • Led by: Dr. Tanya Augsburg (San Francisco State University)
  • Date: Saturday, April 8, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mellon Seminar Room - LRC 532B
  • Sponsor: CCE
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Tags: core curriculum, assessment
Format: seminar
Event ID: 01550

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