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Abstracts for Special Issue on Professional Communication and Conflict Resolution

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:24pm
Anne R. Richards and Adrienne Lamberti
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

CONFLICT RESOLUTION QUARTERLY, a publication of the Association for Conflict Resolution

IS SEEKING SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE: Alternative Dispute Resolution/Conflict Resolution and Professional Communication

Conflict Resolution Quarterly publishes scholarship on relationships between theory, research, and practice in the conflict management and dispute resolution field to promote more effective professional applications.

This call for papers for a Special Issue of Conflict Resolution Quarterly is designed to elicit in-depth, interdisciplinary analyses of discourse in a wide range of forms within ADR/CR, focusing on the roles that professional communication and rhetoric play.

: Fostering Global Competence Through Film: Reimagining the Foreign Culture and Language Class

updated: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 2:23pm
Patrizia Comello Perry / Borough of Manhattan Community College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Dear Colleagues, 

Please consider submitting an abstract for the proposed session below to be held at the NeMLA Convention in Baltimore, March 23-26, 2017.

The session aims to reimagine the fundamental pedagogical role of foreign language and culture courses in the college curriculum in the era of globalization. The interdisciplinary approach should be based on content to create opportunities to reflect on culture and cultural values essentially intrinsic in language and language learning.

On Reading and Re-Reading Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 3:39pm
Richard Johnston / Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Roundtable: “On Reading and Re-Reading Literature”

Northeast Modern Languages Association

23-26 March 2017

Baltimore, MD  

Richard Johnston, United States Air Force Academy

 

POVs - Perspectives on Creative Writing from Outside the Field

updated: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 12:53pm
Journal of Creative Writing Studies/Creative Writing Studies Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2099

Submission deadline: Currently ongoing until full

Creative writing found a home in universities in the United States in the early part of the twentieth century and grew in popularity in the postwar era. Hundreds of creative writing programs now exist across the nation, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, as writers earn any one of a number of degrees: BAs, BFAs, MAs, MFAs, and Ph.Ds.

Call for Proposals: Cultivating Spheres: Agriculture, Technical Communication, and the Publics

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:49pm
Adrienne Lamberti / University of Northern Iowa and Lee Tesdell / Minnesota State University, Mankato
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Topic and Title: Cultivating Spheres: Agriculture, Technical Communication, and the Publics  

Editors Adrienne Lamberti and Lee Tesdell solicit new contributions for a collection that explores the question, "Where is technical communication currently living within public spheres, specifically regarding agricultural issues that invoke both the digital humanities and social sciences?"  

The interdisciplinary nature of the collection will focus on topics emerging from contemporary collaborations among digital humanities and social science disciplines—in particular, how best practices in technical communication shape and direct the look of these topics they are debated in public spheres. 

[REMINDER] Pedagogy: What Do Students Learn & How Do We Know They Have Learned It? Closing the Loop Through Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:54pm
Charles Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on the pedagogical use and efficacy of assessment in composition &/or literature courses.  Papers should address issues like the following:  the backward design of course objectives; the articulation of methods and modalities to achieve learning goals; planning interactive lessons/presentations; making best use of the classroom period; determining appropriate assessment measures; the use of direct and indirect evidence; the functionality of rubrics and effective versions of rubric formation; the validity of learning outcomes; evidence of transformative learning, however defined; the course—or aspects of it—as a research model for experimental design; the challenges of synchronous or longitudinal st

[REMINDER] Pedagogy: Considering Diversity in the English Curriculum (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:54pm
Charles Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on pedagogical considerations of diversity issues in the English curriculum.  Papers should address topics like the following:  curricular concerns and imaginative solutions to the development of courses treating ethnic literatures, spiritual orientations, and/or gender-identity readings; selection of materials and modes of presentation; multicultural vs.

[REMINDER] Pedagogy: Service Learning in English Courses--Composition and Literature: How Far Have We Come (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:54pm
Charles Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations on the pedagogical use of service learning in composition or literature courses.  Papers should address issues like the following:  Determining whether service learning projects—and what kinds—are appropriate to course material; matching key components of one’s English course with appropriate service learning projects; establishing relations with off-campus service learning entities; framing project assignments that enhance service learning while maintaining course content integrity; developing an assessment model to measure outcomes.  How many different service learning projects within an English course?  How long should such projects be?  Level of difficulty?  Challenges, risks, rewards?  How have se

[REMINDER] Pedagogy: Metacognition, Active Learning, &/or Supportive Technology in the Literature or Composition Classroom (CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:55pm
Charles Ernst / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

500-word proposals for 15-minute papers/presentations treating pedagogy on the use of metacognition strategies in the context of active learning & appropriate technological support in teaching literature or composition in classroom settings.  Metacognition encompasses “learning how we learn” activities and techniques.  Active learning presumes learner-based instruction, and may include problem-based learning, inquiry-based learning, collaborative learning, or other forms of active learning, including the use of technology—PowerPoint, SmartBoards, student response systems, Smartphones, IPhones, IPads, IPods, social media (e.g., YouTube, Facebook), whether in F2F, online, or hybrid courses.

A More Stable Stance: Privileging the Working Class in the Academy

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
Katelynn DeLuca/ NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

What does it mean to be working class? How do languages spoken, values held, and cultural representations vary given one’s class position? Though 62% of the country is working class (Zweig), the answers to these questions are left largely unclear and unspoken. Among others, these questions will be addressed via reflection and exploration from individuals from the working class, or who many call “working-class academics.”

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