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Call for Papers: Rethinking In-service Teacher Professional Development in Polarizing Times

  • 1.  Call for Papers: Rethinking In-service Teacher Professional Development in Polarizing Times

    Posted 25 days ago
    Dear Colleagues,

    We invite you to submit your work with in-service social studies teachers to the special issue of Social Studies and Research Practice, titled "Rethinking In-service Teacher Professional Development in Polarizing Times." Please see the detailed instructions in the Call for Papers below.

    Social Studies Research and Practice Special Issue Call for Proposals:

    Rethinking In-Service Social Studies Teacher Professional Development in Polarizing Times

    Aim

    We recognize that the current climate in the Unites States may onerously challenge the radius and nature of In-service social studies teacher professional development opportunities. Yes, we get that it is tough out there! As educators, however, we are inclined and obligated to facilitate learning. In-service social studies professional development, whether formal or informal, credit or non-credit, etc., is essential to what we do. Teachers are life-long learners and professional development is one way to facilitate that learning. Understanding what is, and how do we do In-service social studies teacher professional development in the current polarizing times is both timely and warranted.

     

    Our goal

    This special issue serves as a call to action to share our successes, to share our struggles, and to begin a conversation on where we go next. The content of this special issue will include manuscripts related to structuring and researching social studies In-service professional development experiences in the United States when political scrutiny calls into question what and how we teach social studies in an era defined by misinformation.  Specifically, what social studies professional development (PD) are you facilitating with In-service teachers? What impact does the PD have on teacher learning? On teacher practice? On P-12 learning? Finally, how are these experiences affected by the current polarizing environment we are living and working in?

     

    We call for manuscripts clarifying the intricacies, including scope and nature, of effectual social studies in-service professional development during polarizing political, social, and economic times. Please visit https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/calls-for-papers/rethinking-service-social-studies-teacher-professional-development-polarizing. Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="0">https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/calls-for-papers/rethinking-service-social-studies-teacher-professional-development-polarizing for submission deadline. Additional inquiries can be directed to Dr. Chrystal S. Johnson, johnsocs@purdue.edu.

    Sincerely,
    Yonghee Suh, Professor
    Social Studies and History Education
    Darden College of Education and Professional Studies
    Old Dominion University



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    Yonghee Suh
    Associate Professor
    OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
    Norfolk VA
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