4th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference and 6th NAIRTL Annual Conference
THRESHOLD CONCEPTS: from personal practice to communities of practice
Some concepts are crucial to a deeper understanding and mastery of a discipline and have been called Threshold Concepts1. The 2012 International Conference will examine how the idea of Threshold Concepts is used to advance student learning not only within but between disciplines.
The 4th Biennial threshold Concepts Conference travels to Dublin, Ireland in June 2012 and will be hosted by the National Academy. The call for abstracts is now open and interested participants are invited to submit a 300 word abstract for a paper, workshop or poster based on one of the following themes:
· Engaging Students with Threshold Concepts
· Interdisciplinary Threshold Concepts
· Threshold Concepts in Professional Development
· New Developments in Threshold Concepts
The deadline for abstract submission is October 31st 2011. Please go to www.nairtl.ie/conference2012 <http://www.nairtl.ie/conference2012> for further details and to download the abstract submission form.