Call for Participants: Academic Learning Community on Data Literacy

Data Literacy

Emory University

Spring 2020

Jen Doty, Research Data Librarian, Emory Libraries

Sarah Morris, Head of Instruction and Engagement, Emory Libraries

This Academic Learning Community on Data Literacy will focus on interdisciplinary educational approaches, skill-building in data literacy, and data literacy as a component of undergraduate education here at Emory.

Academic Learning Communities are informal seminars that are intended to:

    • Engage faculty in collaborative explorations of innovative research and teaching topics;
    • Bring guest speakers to campus to enhance the curriculum and learning; and/or
    • Help disseminate important research discoveries and innovative learning strategies to the broader community.

For more information on our past academic learning communities please see:


  • The Seminars will meet from 12:00-1:30pm on the following dates:
    • Thursday, January 16
    • Tuesday, February 4
    • Wednesday, March 4
    • Tuesday, March 31
    • Thursday, April 16
    • Wednesday, May 6

Participants in this ALC will accomplish the following:

    • Explore and discuss the complex topic of data literacy
    • Develop ideas for data literacy lessons and curriculum that can be used in a variety of disciplinary settings
    • Develop ideas for data literacy lessons and curriculum that can support undergraduates
    • Examine the challenges and opportunities of data literacy in the context of complex media, technology, and information ecosystems
To apply, please fill out this form Data Literacy ALC.
The deadline for application is Friday, November 29.
Selections will be announced in early December. 
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