APSA has organized a full-day, teaching-oriented workshop to be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, in San Francisco, prior to the 2017 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition.
The workshop will be led by Professor Maureen Feeley (UC San Diego). Participants should be advanced PhD students preparing a teaching portfolio for the job market or junior faculty preparing first courses and tenure promotion files. Attendance will be capped at 15 participants.
Topics addressed in the workshop will include:
- an introduction to theories of human cognition/student learning;
- syllabus design: establishing learning outcomes, aligning assignments, and designing formative and summative assessments;
- design and implementation of evidence-based pedagogical approaches; and
- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research: research design and assessment of student learning outcomes.
Submit your application here! The application deadline is Friday, June 2, 2017.