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Teaching and Learning Immigration Politics as a Local Issue

August 11, 2022

Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1 Reflections Kelly Bauer, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Hyeonju Wang, Nebraska Wesleyan University Teaching immigration politics in Nebraska is challenging. While there is a significant immigrant community, there are deep public opinion divisions (Vogt et al. 2019, see also Bauer et al 2021, Ceballos and Yakushko 2014, Chávez 2009,…

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Supporting Student Athletes

August 11, 2022

Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1 Reflections Quinn Bornstein, Georgetown University My proudest teaching moment was when two students approached me after our last discussion section of the fall semester and thanked me for being so supportive of them as student-athletes. They said their experience in my class was unique; their previous teachers were…

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A Reflection on Teaching Political Participation Using TikTok

August 11, 2022

Political Science Educator: volume 26, issue 1 Reflections Rachael Houston, Texas Christian University Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I taught a hybrid version of an introductory American politics course last year. The class met in-person on Fridays for an hour and a half, but was otherwise online. This format made it particularly difficult to keep…

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Strategies For Teaching Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization

August 11, 2022

APSA’s webinar series provides political science experts with a platform to discuss breaking news and current events from unique disciplinary perspectives so other scholar-educators and members of the public are better prepared to incorporate these events and issues into their own classroom and community. “Strategies for Teaching Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization” spotlights political…

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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

Panelists: Scott Simon, Host of Weekend Edition, National Public Radio (moderator) Dick Simpson, Professor of Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago Angelique Power, President & CEO, Skillman Foundation Elizabeth Matto, Director, Center for Youth Participation, Eagleton Institute, Rutgers University What is driving American democracy’s contemporary crisis? Even more urgently, what are solutions and strategies…

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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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