Tuesday, May 21, 2013

American Association of Philosophy Teachers workshop Saturday, June 1 in Atlanta

Saturday, June 1, the summer workshop of the American Association of Philosophy teachers is meeting at Morehouse College, Atlanta. Below and here ( SummerAAPT.com  ) is a tentative schedule of events. All are welcome! Please pass the word on about this event to your networks. Thanks!  The schedule is below.

Correction: an earlier version of this post mistakenly said 'this' Saturday, which was incorrect at the time of the initial post. 

American Association of Philosophy Teachers
Workshop on Teaching and Learning in Philosophy
Saturday, June 1, 2013

Morehouse College, 830 Westview Dr., SW Atlanta, GA (map link)

Faculty Development Center Demonstration Lab, Rm. 444
Building: Massey Leadership Center
At corner of Lee Street and Westview Ave SW (map link)
On street parking available, as well as the Morehouse Parking Deck.
Host: Nathan Nobis, Morehouse College
404-825-1740 (cell)

The general plan is for each presenter to have approximately 20 minutes time for presentation and then we’ll have plenty of time for discussion. This schedule is flexible.

Friday evening:
8 PM. Informal, optional socializing at Twains Billiards & Tap, 211 East Trinity Place, Decatur, GA 30030, (404) 373-0063www.twains.net

9:00 – 10:30 AM; Topic: Teaching Ethics

“An Aversion to Obligations: Engaging and Teaching Students about Obligations,” Court Lewis, University of Alabama, Birmingham        

“Problem-Based Learning in Undergraduate Ethics Courses,” Robert Kirkman, GA Tech           

“A Moral Decision-Making Procedure for Applied Ethics Across the Curriculum,” James Sennett, Brenau University, GA       

“Using Surveys in Philosophical Teaching and Research,” Nathan Nobis, Morehouse College [5 minute presentation!]

10:30– 11:45 AM; Topic: Argument Mapping

“Learning Argument Diagramming Online,” Mara Harrell, Carnegie Mellon University    

“Collaborative, problem-based learning with the argument visualization software ‘AGORA-net’,” Michael Hoffman, GA Tech          

11:45– 1:00 PM: Break and Lunch: $10 suggested contribution
Catered by Ledet Ethiopian Restaurant, 3082 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329http://www.ledetethiopianrestaurant.com

1:00-2:15 PM: Philosophy and Gender

“Gender Disparities in Undergraduate Philosophy Retention: Lessons from STEM,” Gina Schouten, Danielle Wylie and Elena Spitzer, University of Wisconsin- Madison  

“Mentorship and Gender Equity in Undergraduate Philosophy Programs,” Julia Haas and Catherine Homan, Emory University      

2:15-3:30: Philosophy and Multiculturalism

“On the Contested Value of Multiculturalism or Globalization for Teaching Ancient Philosophy,” Omar Bozeman & Kipton Jensen, Morehouse College           

"Outreach as Impact: Teaching Philosophy in an Informal Setting," John Torrey, University of Memphis       

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-5:15: Evaluating Teaching and Teaching Techniques

“Student Entitlement and Student Evaluation of Teaching: Normative Implications for Undergraduate Pedagogy in Philosophy and Psychology,” Diana Buccafurni-Huber, Gordon Lamb, and Maria Botero, Sam Houston State University        

“Engaging Students in Philosophy with Short Writing Assignments and Group Work,” Edward Thomas Cox, Georgia State University   

“Crafting Assessment-Based Learning Outcomes for Philosophy,” Galen Foresman, NC A&T State University


6:15 Dinner
No Mas Cantina, http://www.nomascantina.com/ 180 Walker St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313(404) 574-5678. 1.1 miles away. Map link

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