Hosted by the Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs, APSA’s Teaching & Learning Symposia provide a unique opportunity for faculty with similar teaching interests to present on timely substantive issues in the field, share best practices, and develop new teaching resources. Each symposium includes a series of roundtable presentations from each participant. One group of participants presents on specific teaching techniques they use in the classroom. Another group presents on contemporary substantive issues facing the field today. Symposium participants then spend the remaining time developing new teaching resources focused on specific issues and topics related to a particular subfield or area. Attendees come away from the event with new insights into teaching and research in their subfield, with concrete teaching resources that they can use in their own courses, and with a new network of colleagues equally dedicated to teaching.
The first symposium, focused on political theory and led by Amber Knight (University of North Carolina, Charlotte) and Lee Trepanier (Saginaw Valley State University), took place November 1-4, 2018. Stay tuned for more information about an upcoming symposium focused on teaching research methods to undergraduates.
Please see below for a list of related workshops.
MAY 2018 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
OCTOBER 2017 - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS