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2021 Annual Meeting

San Antonio, TX

Meeting Begins11/20/2021
Meeting Ends11/23/2021

Call for Papers Opens: 1/20/2021
Call for Papers Closes: 3/24/2021

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Teaching Biblical Studies in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context

Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: In 2021, the Teaching Biblical Studies in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Context Unit will offer two sessions. Session 1: Hybrid Biblical Studies. The events of 2020 have inspired many professors to learn new techniques. In this session, we are interested in effective strategies for teaching biblical studies courses that blend classroom instruction with online learning. We welcome papers that illuminate best practices for hybrid teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts context. Session 2: Career-Ready Skills in the Biblical Studies Classroom. Biblical studies students learn more than just Bible content. As in other liberal arts courses, they also learn skills that will serve them well in their careers. This session invites papers that focus on best practices for teaching career-ready skills in the undergraduate biblical studies classroom. Papers addressing this topic in a co-teaching setting are also welcome.

Program Unit Chairs

Jocelyn McWhirter
Dr. Sylvie Raquel

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