Science Teaching Responsiveness Conference
Seattle Pacific University

July 7-10, 2013

We are pleased to announce the 2013 Science Teaching Responsiveness Conference, to be held July 7-10, 2013, at Seattle Pacific University. 

The goal of the conference is to clarify what our discipline has to say about responsive teaching, envision future research directions, and foster intra-institutional collaborations. The outcome of the conference will be an edited book with chapters contributed by conference participants. Participants will have the option of either authoring or reviewing a book chapter (or both). The conference and the book will be organized around five themes:

  1. Definitions and examples of responsive teaching
  2. Responsive instructional materials
  3. Relationship of responsive teaching to disciplinary substance
  4. Assessing responsive teaching
  5. Significance of responsive teaching

The conference will include morning plenary talks, afternoon working groups centered on conference themes and book chapter editing, a contributed poster session, and informal free time in the evenings. Plenary speakers include:

Fred Goldberg (San Diego State University)

David Hammer (Tufts University)

Rachel Scherr (Seattle Pacific University)

Miriam Sherin (Northwestern University)

Note: Frederick Erickson is regretfully unable to attend.

A conference schedule is available as a PDF.

The conference is open to invitees only. Registration will open in early 2013. 

Conference organizers: Amy Robertson, Rachel Scherr, and David Hammer.

       

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