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The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.
Meeting Program Units

2013 Annual Meeting

Baltimore, MD

Meeting Begins: 11/23/2013
Meeting Ends: 11/26/2013

Call For Papers Opens: 12/15/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/1/2013
Requirements for Participation

Academic Teaching and Biblical Studies


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: ATBS invites paper proposals two sessions; it will also sponsor a workshop.

Teaching the Bible: Practical Strategies for Blended Learning and Learning with Smart-Devices

This session will explore two related topics: (a) descriptions/demonstrations of best-practices for learning with smart devices; and (b) presentations on innovative uses of blended learning. Blended learning uses both face-to-face techniques and electronically mediated learning.

Assessing Learning in Biblical and Religious Studies: Linking Learning to Assessment

We invite presentations or demonstrations on using learning-outcomes based assessment.

Discussion / Workshop on Using Cognitive Science to Increase Student Learning

The final session will be a workshop to discuss how insights from cognitive science can be used to increase student learning.

For the full description of the call for papers and workshop, click on this link.

Program Unit Chairs

 Adam L. Porter

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

If you are a SBL member, you must login before you can propose a paper for this or any other session. Please login by entering your SBL member number on the left in the Login box.

For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

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