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Professional Development and Curriculum Enrichment: Arts and Humanities

From the IRC, help with professional development and pedagogy.

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Mailing Lists and Online Communities

E-mail discussion lists have formed the backbone of professional communities for many years; other forms of online professional communites are emerging as important sources of conversation and networking. Follow the links below for information about joining a list or community.

General Humanities

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online

Art Educators

National Art Education Association


National Dance Education Organization

Dancenet Teachers 

Composition and Writing

Council of Writing Program Administrators

Writing Across the Curriculum


Association for Theatre in Higher Education


Professional and Scholarly Associations

Facebook Groups

Facebook groups are a growing resource for professional conversations and networking. These groups appear to be active on a regular basis. A Facebook account is required

Art Educators

Art Educators of NJ

New Jersey Arts Education Collective


Dance Education Community Forum

ESL and Language Instructors

Multilingual Writing Instructors


College History Teachers


ATHE, Association for Theatre in Higher Education


This guide was developed by Leslie Murtha on behalf of the Instructional Resources Commitee, and is hosted by the library.  All faculty and staff are invited to contribute appropriate resources to be added to the guide.