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Collaborating with Student Scholars

This webinar provides three perspectives on successful collaboration with student scholars at California State University Dominguez Hills. Dr. Laura Talamante, Professor, History, shares her experience publishing an article in a peer-reviewed journal with an undergraduate student. Dr. Doris Namala, Professor, History, explains how a campus journal was formed that is completely under the direction of undergraduate students. Jasmine Abang, Student, shares her experiences in both of these projects. Dr. John Eigenauer guides the discussion and shares experiences of working with this outstanding group of scholars.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Participants will learn how to work with students to improve the quality of their thinking and writing through collaborative scholarship.
  2. Participants will learn how to connect the classroom experience to collaborative undergraduate scholarship.
  3. Participants will learn how to begin a campus journal founded in undergraduate scholarship.

Dr. John Eigenauer, is a professor of philosophy at Taft College. He holds a master’s degree in English, a master’s degree in humanities, and a doctorate in interdisciplinary studies from Syracuse University, where he was the recipient of the prestigious Syracuse University Fellowship. Dr. Eigenauer has taught philosophy, English, mathematics, computer science, physics, and Spanish. He has delivered workshops nationally and internationally on the pedagogy of critical thinking and published articles on critical thinking and rationality. His most recent article, “The Problem With the Problem of Human Rationality,” published in the International Journal of Educational Reform, was highlighted in Psychology Today. Other publications of Dr. Eigenauer’s have appeared in The Historian, The Harvard Theological Review, History of Intellectual Culture, Inquiry: Critical Thinking across the Disciplines, The Rational Alternative, Thinking Skills and Creativity, Eighteenth-Century Studies, The Huntington Library Quarterly, Innovation Abstracts, and The NISOD Papers. Before joining Taft College, Dr. Eigenauer worked for Microsoft as a Senior Technology Specialist and at NASA Lewis Research Center as a Systems Analyst. He is a recipient of the NISOD Excellence Award and is a reader at The Huntington Library.

Dr. Doris Namala, served as a lecturer in the department of history at California State University, Dominguez Hills for 12 years, and is now an assistant professor of history at Riverside City College. Earning her doctorate in colonial Latin American history from UCLA, her scholarly work focuses on the study of indigenous society and culture in colonial Mexico. Dr. Namala is a strong advocate of high-impact practices and in 2016 initiated the launching of the CSUDH history department’s first student e-journal, The Toro Historical Review.  

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Pacific: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Central: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Eastern: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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