Engagement in liberal arts research


Gifts of the muse : reframing the debate about the benefits of the arts

Understanding the benefits of the arts is central to the discussion and design of policies affecting the arts. This study addresses the widely perceived need to articulate the private and public benefits of involvement in the arts.
Case study

The power of the humanities: Case studies from leading Australian researchers

Australia’s humanities scholars contribute to the vitality and wellbeing of the nation in a multitude of ways. Research in disciplines such as history, philosophy, archaeology, literature, linguistics and the classics seeks to illuminate the human condition as well as to bring imagination and excitement to...

National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education: an assessment

The National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) was formed in 2001 to "stimulate collaboration between selected liberal arts colleges and to act as a catalyst for the effective integration of emerging and newer digital technologies into teaching, learning, scholarship, and information management." In...