Tuesday, August 30, 2011

CFP: AAPT workshop

The American Association of Philosophy Teachers

St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas
July 25 - July 29, 2012

Proposals for interactive workshops and panels related to teaching and learning philosophy at any educational level are welcome.  We especially encourage workshops and panels on the following topics:

    •    innovative and successful teaching strategies
    •    professional issues connected to teaching
    •    how work in other disciplines can improve the teaching of philosophy
    •    engaging students outside the classroom
    •    innovative uses of instructional technologies
    •    the challenge of teaching in new settings
    •    methods to improve student learning


Send Submissions, via email, to Russell Marcus: rmarcus1@hamilton.edu.  Submissions should be received by Monday, January 9, 2012.

Each submission must contain, as attachments, both a proposal and a cover sheet in Word (.doc or .docx), PDF (.pdf), or WordPerfect (.wpd) format.  Please label attachments with your name (e.g., Doe-Proposal.doc and Doe-Cover.doc).

The Proposal should include:
    •    the session title
    •    a one-to-three page description of what the presentation will cover, what participants will do during the session, and what the session seeks to achieve
    •    a list of references, especially to relevant pedagogical literature
    •    descriptions of any useful handouts to be provided
    •    a list of equipment needed
    •    To facilitate blind review, no identifying information should appear in the Proposal.

The Cover Sheet should include:
    •    the session title
    •    a 100-200 word abstract for use in the printed conference program
    •    each presenter’s name, institutional affiliation (if any), and contact information
    •    the length of the presentation (60 or 90 minutes)
    •    the format of the presentation (workshop, panel, discussion, or demonstration)

Visit http://www.philosophyteachers.org for additional information about AAPT or the workshop-conference.

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