Tools and Resources

Tools, resources, and frameworks for teaching, research, and practice

Are you aware of tools, frameworks, syllabi, or resources that would be valuable for a2ru alliance partners? A2RU is always on the lookout for tools and resources that A2RU partners can use to inform and invigorate their own practice, their research, or their teaching.

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Study the Humanities Toolkit - Study the Humanities is a collection of information for higher education faculty and administrators to use in making the case for the value of studying the humanities as an undergraduate. We have aggregated available quantitative and qualitative data, examples of high-achieving humanities graduates, and compelling articles and videos that make the case that the humanities Continue Reading
Broader Impacts Guiding Principles and Questions - The National Association for Broader Impacts (NABI) Broader Impacts Working Group has developed a guiding document for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) broader impacts (BI) criterion. The purpose of this document is to assist NSF program managers, proposal reviewers, and review panels in evaluating the BI component of NSF proposals and to assist proposers with Continue Reading
Gather: The Art and Science of Effective Convening - Organized around the most common building blocks of constructing any convening, this resource offers a set of design principles, key questions, and critical issues to be considered and customized for your situation.
Teaching in Teams: A Planning Guide for Successful Collaborations - for instructors looking to explore team teaching
Integrative Courses Compendium and Course Submission Portal - National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Tenure and Promotion Resource Library - select readings on Tenure and Promotion
Search all a2ru partners + research universities - Use this search tool to query all 45 of the a2ru research university partners as well as all 222 R1 and R2 research universities. 
The SPARC Knowledge Engine - The SPARC Knowledge Engine provides a search engine for interviews with faculty, academic leadership, students, and staff to help clarify, define, and highlight the role of the arts and design in the future of higher education.
Groundworks - Ground Works is a platform for exemplary arts-inclusive research projects and reflection on the processes that drive interdisciplinary collaboration.
ArtsRx - ArtsRx provides higher education resources for arts and health
The HUB - The HUB provides higher education resources for creative placemaking.
List of Integrative Arts, Humanities, and STEMM Programs in Research Universities, Community Colleges, and Liberal Arts Colleges - This pdf list of programs provides Institution Name, Center, Afilliate Dept/College Program, Name STEMM Discipline Involved in Course/Program, AH Discipline Involved in Course/Program, Where integration is happening?, Level of integration?, Type of Program, Pedagogical Approach, URL Link
Curriculum Development in the Arts, Sciences and Humanities - a resource for faculty who engaged in or were interested in engaging in art-science-humanities curriculum
Environmental Scans: Interdisciplinary Centers, Institutes, and Programs - Environmental scans of interdisciplinary centers, institutes, and programs through a collaboration between the Commons at the University of Kansas and OpenGrounds at the University of Virginia.