CFA: Teaching Hub Inclusive Pedagogies @2018 APA Eastern
Call for Abstracts
The AAPT/APA Teaching Hub
Eastern Division APA meeting
January 3-6, 2018
Please consider submitting an abstract for the following APA session, planned for The Teaching Hub at the Eastern Division Meeting of the APA in Savannah, GA, from January 3-6, 2018:
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
The Teaching Hub is a collaborative meeting space, co-sponsored by the APA Committee on the Teaching of Philosophy (CTP) and the American Association of Philosophy Teachers (AAPT), that hosts a series of informative programs about the teaching of philosophy at divisional meetings of the APA.
We invite abstracts for a 2018 Teaching Hub session on the topic of making teaching practices more inclusive for students coming from a variety of perspectives/backgrounds. We especially encourage submissions that offer concrete pedagogical strategies. Possible topics include but are not limited to:
- Assignment construction
- Assessment strategies
- Grading/grading criteria
- Syllabus design
- Guiding discussions on controversial topics
- Creating community in the classroom
- Universal Design
To submit an abstract for consideration, please email Rebecca Scott (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday, September 15, 2017, with the subject line “Inclusive Pedagogies Eastern APA.” In the body of the email, please include your name, institutional affiliation (if any), position (if any), and contact information. Attached to the email, please include an anonymized abstract of 500 to 750 words (in .doc, .docx, or .pdf form) describing both the focus of your presentation and what you hope the audience will take away from your presentation. The organizing committee will select 2–4 participants for the session by late September and will aim to assemble a panel that is diverse in many respects, including career stage and institutional affiliation.
Deadline for Proposals: September 15, 2017.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rebecca Scott at the above address.
The AAPT/APA Teaching Hub is a set of sessions about teaching philosophy held at various divisional meetings of the APA, emphasizing inclusive and collegial interactions. The Teaching Hub coordinates conversations about the teaching of philosophy at all levels, pre-college through graduate school. For more information about the Teaching Hub at the 2018 Eastern Division Meeting, contact Rebecca Scott (email@example.com).