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Politics, Policy & International Relations Companion Document on Information Literacy

June 3, 2022

Mary K. Oberlies, with contributions from Chelsea Nesvig, Sandy Hervieux and Michael David Miller The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) adopted the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education in January 2016. The Framework is centered on six core concepts (frames), organized around information, research, and scholarship that are central to information literacy….

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The Crisis in American Democracy: webinar & civics toolkit

May 5, 2022

Moderator:  Scott Simon Host of Weekend Edition, National Public Radio Panelists: Dick Simpson Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago Author of Democracy’s Rebirth: The View From Chicago Angelique Power President & CEO, Skillman Foundation Elizabeth Matto Director, Center for Youth Participation, Eagleton Institute, Rutgers University Co-editor of Teaching Civic Engagement Globally What…

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Call for Proposals: Teaching Political Science at a Community College

April 14, 2022

Deadline Extended! – New Deadline – June 15 2022 The American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Teaching and Learning program is pleased to announce a call for proposals for a cohort of political scientists to participate in a three-week virtual teaching and learning symposium focused on teaching at a community college. APSA’s teaching and learning symposia…

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Call for Proposals: Teaching Economic Inequality and Social Class

April 1, 2022

CFP Deadline Extended to Thursday, May 5, 2022! The American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Teaching and Learning program is pleased to announce a call for proposals for 15 political scientists to participate in a three-day teaching and learning symposium June 16 – June 18, 2022 at APSA’s headquarters in Washington, DC. APSA’s teaching symposia provide…

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Strategies for Teaching About Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

March 9, 2022

John Ishiyama, APSA President, University Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science and the Piper Professor of Texas, University of North Texas Alison Rios Millet McCartney, Professor of Political Science, Towson University  Yoshiko Herrera, Professor of Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison Paul Poast, Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, The University of Chicago Olga Onuch,…

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Adapting To New Realities: A Review of the New PhD: How to Build A Better Graduate Education

February 17, 2022

Political Science Educator: volume 25, issue 2 Reviews Nick Kapoor (University of Nebraska-Omaha) The New PhD: How to Build a Better Graduate Education by Leonard Cassuto and Robert Weisbuch (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2021) examines the current state of graduate education, the students that undertake this momentous task, and a future for the PhD that…

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Political Science Educator, volume 25, issue 2

February 17, 2022

The newsletter of APSA’s Political Science Education Organized Section. winter 2022  co-editors Colin Brown (Northeastern University) & Matt Evans (Northwest Arkansas Community College) Table of Contents   The Teacher-Scholar   The January 6th Insurrection and the Civic Education Imperative Elizabeth A. Bennion Articles   Using Online Anonymous Participation Technology to Encourage Undergraduate Course Engagement Mark…

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Simulations In An Alien Environment of Covid-19: The Role Practice Test Play in Preparing for the Real Exam

February 16, 2022

Political Science Educator: volume 25, issue 2 Featured Essays John A. Tures, LaGrange College Simulations have been frequently mocked in the popular media as a poor substitute for the real thing. But practice tests may provide the ability for students to properly prepare for the real exam. In this article, I examine evidence from several…

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