REC Seminars & Presentations


Monday, June 21, 2021 – 12pm (ET)

Dr. Nathan C. Walker – 1791 Delegates is an emerging social learning community. Learn how the following three features may support researchers, educators, and institutions. The (1) social network, similar to LinkedIn, connects young adults, college students, and professionals through sharing profiles, joining clubs, and messaging one another through the mobile app; (2) the learning management system allows contributors to build on-demand and live courses, as well as publish digital resources to serve as textbooks to supplement onsite teaching; and an (3) the e-commerce platform allows contributors to advertise their services (e.g., speaking, consulting, training) and products (e.g., certificate programs, books, research reports, lesson plans). Join its founder, Dr. Nathan C. Walker, for a demo of the platform and learn how to apply for an onboarding grant to help you generate income by selling online courses and promoting your professional services. logo

Recent Events

The Search for the “Right” College: An Overview of White Evangelical College Decision-Making with Implications for Practice 

September 21, 2023 — Although white evangelicals have long been skeptical about non-sectarian higher education, the current climate in the United States necessitates a fresh look at possible sources of their beliefs. Edwards’s research seeks to understand how evangelical high school students navigate the college enrollment process in the current polarized climate.

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Developing Religious Literacy in Iowa Schools

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 — Mike Graziano, University of Northern Iowa

Developing local religious literacy programming can be both challenging and rewarding. In this session, Michael Graziano will provide a brief overview of the “Iowa Religious Literacy Program,” which provides professional development opportunities to Iowa public school teachers through addressing specific local religious literacy concerns.

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