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Subject: CFPapers/Participants Pedagogy Roundtable, Leeds 2004

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Call for Papers/ Participants Pedagogy Roundtable
Leeds International Medieval Congress 2004
The Graduate Student Committee of the Medieval Academy is sponsoring its second annual roundtable discussion on graduate student professionalization at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds from 12-15 July 2004. This year's panel will focus on issues of pedagogy and teaching. We invite all who are interested from any academic or professional background, including postgraduates to participate. Possible topics may include but not limited to:
Developing successful syllabus and/or honour courses
Teaching to someone else's syllabus and/or course guide book
Successfully balancing teaching duties with graduate studies
Effective teaching demonstrations on the job market and/or in the interview
Dealing with the perceived "irrelevance" of medieval studies amongst undergraduates
Methods for increasing graduate teaching fellows (GTA) input into course design
Negotiating classroom authority
What is meant by a teaching philosophy? Reflective practice?
Developing good teaching skills and where/how to achieve them?
Understanding and being aware of political undercurrents that may affect higher education and subject benchmarks or the changing nature of higher education
If you would like to participate in this roundtable, please send your full details along with a  short abstract (no more than 100 words) of the topic you wish to discuss or present NO LATER THAN 15 SEPTEMBER 2003 to the address or email below.
Ms. K. Perkins
MAA Graduate Student Committee, Overseas Coordinator
University of Glasgow
Medieval History Area
10 University Gardens
Glasgow, G12 8QQ
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