ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The American Association of Philosophy Teachers
THE TWENTIETH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP-CONFERENCE ON TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
The College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University
July 30 - August 3, 2014
Proposals for interactive workshops related to teaching and learning philosophy at any educational level are welcome. We especially encourage creative approaches to workshops or or panels on:
• 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions should be received by Monday, January 6, 2014.
Each submission must contain, as an attachment, a proposal prepared for anonymous review, in Word (.doc or .docx), PDF (.pdf), or WordPerfect (.wpd) format. Please label attachments with your name (e.g., 'Doe-Proposal.doc'). Contact information for each presenter, including institutional affiliations, may be included in the email or in a separate cover sheet. Please include a 100-200 word abstract suitable for the conference program.
Proposals should include:
• the session title
• the length of the proposed session (60 or 90 minutes)
• a one-to-three page description of what the session seeks to achieve, including an account of what participants will do during the session
• 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.
Reasonably-priced child care will be available during the conference.