Pedagogy

Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Learning Through Play Conference

Please save the date on April 5, 2013, for the Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Learning Through Play Conference sponsored by the Joe L. Frost Play Research Collection and the University of Incarnate Word’s Dreeben School of Education. This event will bring together national and state experts, practitioners, and scholars to discuss the role of play in learning and human development and the ways in which play illuminates American cultural history.

The ...

The 5th Annual Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education

The Community College of Baltimore County will be hosting the Fifth Annual Conference on Acceleration on June 12-14, 2013. Workshops in Integrated Reading and Writing, the Accelerated Learning Program, Faculty Development for ALP, and Accelerated Math will be held on June 12. June 13-14 will feature breakout sessions on all aspects of acceleration.

All models of acceleration in developmental education are welcome.

We are excited to announce that our plenary speakers this year ...

Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory (Book Chapters)

Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory
A book edited by Dr. Boaventura DaCosta (Solers Research Group, USA) and Dr. Soonhwa Seok (Korea University, South Korea).
To be published by IGI Global: http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/838

Introduction
Advancements in technology have given way to a wealth of assistive ...

Flourishing Pens: College Composition as a Craft

Seeking high-energy and creative understanding of the world of community college composition. Our students have unique needs beyond that of the English major; what do you share with students about how you address those needs? This call is for both papers and original supplemental readings for a two-part text. Part I: Written directly to the student in readable, engaging format. Part II: Written for the student to engage, encourage and inspire the non-writer to write. Topics include, but not ...

Currents in Teaching and Learning (Spring 2013 Issue)

Currents in Teaching and Learning

Volume 5, Number 2, Spring 2013

Currents invites submissions for its Spring 2013 issue, including:
Teaching and Program Reports: short reports from different disciplines on classroom practices (2850–5700 words);
Essays: longer research, theoretical, or conceptual articles and explorations of issues and challenges facing teachers today (5700 – 7125 words);
Book and Website Reviews: send inquiries attn: Book Review ...

Individual Instruction Models in College Composition--Roundtable (NEMLA 2013)

This roundtable seeks short presentations on instructional experience and rhetorical theory that would shed light on the benefits and perils of individual instruction in college composition courses. We would like to explore the limits of moving all contact between an instructor and a student to an individual instructional model, away from the collective instruction of the traditional classroom. Please send 250 word abstracts to Tat Sang So,

International Academic Research Conference

The Center for Scholastic Inquiry is calling for attendees and presenters in education, business and behavioral sciences.  Action and academic research is welcome.  Specifically, research aimed at contemporary advancements, revolutionary methods, influential trends, best practice models and leadership techniques are sought.  

This conference will support superior, break through research and establish a platform to recognize and celebrate luminaries, pioneers and ...

The Power of Experiential Learning in Second Language Pedagogy (NEMLA 2013)

What kinds of enriched educational opportunities could be integrated in a second language environment? And what are the benefits and the challenges of developing and delivering experiential components in this context? We invite proposals for a roundtable discussion on different learning experiences such as practicum, co-curricular programs and Community Service Learning projects and the linguistic, cultural and personal gains students experienced because of their involvement in these. Please ...

Teaching Professional Communication in German (NEMLA 2013)

Many American institutions of Higher Education have finally awoken to the fact that contemporary people live and interact in an increasingly globalized world. Though the US once asserted a sense of world dominance that relied on foreigners learning English, it has begun to realize that we live in a connected world in which knowing how to communicate in multiple languages is crucial. Programs and initiatives to educate ’global citizens’ and, more importantly, to prepare students ...

Connecting the Humanities and the Professions

The University of Richmond invites abstracts for its conference, Connecting the Humanities and the Professions, to be held March 21-22, 2013. The conference, which is offered with the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will explore connecting the humanities and education or research in the legal, business, and medical professions. In addition to a presentation by our keynote speaker, William Sullivan, Senior Scholar at the Center of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts at Wabash ...

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