Webinar: Dissertation Dish: Evaluating Engaged Research in Promotion and Tenure: Not Everything that Counts Can Be Counted – Dec 1

Posted by LEAD California on November 8, 2022

The Dissertation Dish is a collaboration between the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), Imagining America, and LEAD California (formerly California Campus Compact). Dissertation Dish webinars are meant for all audiences, from seasoned scholars to practitioners to graduate students, as well as journal editors or conference organizers seeking scholars to present the most current and innovative research.  Dissertation Dish will highlight quality emerging research in the field of service learning and community engagement by providing a platform for recent doctoral degree recipients to share their work more broadly. We invite you to join us!

This study investigated how school- and department-level promotion and tenure committees not only define and understand faculty’s engaged research, but how they evaluate it. This study explored what goes into making evaluative decisions, if/how committees utilize tools for evaluation, and how evaluative decisions are made. In this single case multi-site qualitative study 12 participants across five R1 institutions classified as engaged by the Carnegie Foundation, participated in semi-structured interviews. All participants were tenured, engaged scholars with experience serving on a school- and/or department-level promotion and tenure review committee.

Date and Time: December 1, 2022, 3:00–4:30 PM

Click here to register – and if you missed our previous Dissertation Dish webinars, please click here to access it on our youtube channel! If you have recently completed your dissertation and are interested in being featured on a Dissertation Dish, please complete this submission form.

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