ASLE News

Welcome to ISLE’s New Associate Editors

Tova Fleming

We are pleased to introduce ISLE‘S two new Associate Editors, Christina Gerhardt and Jennifer Westerman. The journal is instituting this new editorial model to help ISLE continue to grow and evolve. They were chosen from a deep pool of excellent candidates to fill these new positions, and will begin their work with the journal on July 1, 2018.  Associate Editors will serve for two years and have the opportunity to apply to become Editor at the end of that time.

Christina Gerhardt is Visiting Scholar at the University of California ...

ASLE Grant Winners 2018

Tova Fleming

We are thrilled to announce the ASLE grant recipients for 2018. Applicants applied to one of three categories: Community Grants, Translation Grants, and Subvention Grants.

Funding for ASLE grants come, in large part, from members and supporters like you. Donate today to support innovative research . 

Note: Because we only received one Translation Grant proposal from our 2017 call, ASLE will accept proposals for the remaining two grants of $1,000 each into 2018 on a rolling basis. Please read about how to apply here.

 

Community Grants: ...

Open Educational Resources Working Group

Tova Fleming

The ASLE Digital Strategies Committee is interested in forming a working group of members of ASLE to consider open teaching, learning, and research resources. Open Educational Resources (OERs) are materials shared in the public domain under an intellectual property license that allows their free use and re-purposing by others. These educational resources might include individual and collaborative research, course materials and/or modules, textbooks, videos and media projects, to name a few.

How might ASLE offer students free access to materials as well as promote ...

Call for Participation: ASLE Standing Committee on Activism

Tova Fleming

This is a call for members to participate in the newly-constituted Standing Committee on Activism.

Background: ASLE is regularly presented with requests to sign petitions, participate in protest, and otherwise engage contemporary issues related to its mission. ASLE has also confronted proposed meeting sites that are compromised by political controversy. Finally, it has adopted an Advocacy Policy that allows members to bring proposals to the Executive Council for consideration.

In such cases, the leadership requires detailed information about the issues at hand, as well as a sense ...