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The 2020 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition Transitioning to Virtual Format

The safety of the American Political Science Association (APSA) community is our top priority. In light of the current situation surrounding COVID-19, we will deliver our 116th American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, scheduled for September 10-13, 2020 in San Francisco, as a virtual digital event.  We very much look forward to bringing together the APSA community to learn and connect in this new virtual format.

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Virtual Workshop: "Innovative Methods in Online Teaching"

In this pilot workshop, political science faculty will present on their experiences and practices related to online teaching and will work together to refine or create online teaching resources to share with the broader political science community.

June 22- July 10, 2020
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The 2020 APSA Virtual Bunche Summer Program

Alternative programming for students who would have attended the 2020 APSA RBSI Program. Undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds will participate in professional development sessions and will have an opportunity to interact with graduate students, faculty and RBSI Alumni across a variety of political science topics.

June 22 - July 17, 2020
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Virtual Dissertation Workshop: Public Policy & Administration

This new 3-week virtual-format dissertation workshop focused on public administration and policy will be co-led by Darrell Lovell (West Texas A&M University) and Daniel Mallinson (Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg).

July 27 - August 13, 2020
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APSA Pedagogy Workshop

Topics of the workshop include 1) Theories of student learning and the joy of teaching 2) Course Design and Assessment 3) The Inclusive Classroom and 4) Creating a teaching portfolio. In addition to learning some tips from the workshop leaders on the art of teaching, participants will draft a syllabus, assignment, and assessment rubric for one course of their choice, as well as practice delivering a short lesson to their peers.

July 29, August 5, and August 12, 2020
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