Plenory Opening Lecture
 

Joy Butler: We Are what We Teach: TGfU as a Complex Ecological Situation
The University of British Columbia
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Dr. Joy Butler is Full Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She is the coordinator of Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE), Outdoor Education & Health programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and includes two-year M. Ed. Cohorts for Physical Educators. Born in the United Kingdom, Dr. Butler taught secondary school Physical Education there for ten years, and coached three basketball teams to national finals. Joy Butler's research and teaching developed around constructivism, complexity thinking, situated ethics and community wellness. Joy Butler is active in international scholarship, organization, and advocacy for TGfU. Joy Butler founded and was Chair of the TGfU Task Force in 2002 and developed its evolution into the TGfU SIG in 2006. She directed the 1st and 4th International Teaching Games for Understanding (TGfU) Conferences in 2001 and 2008. Joy Butler has been invited to give presentations and workshops on TGfU in many different countries, including Finland, Singapore, Australia, Spain, Taiwan, Hong Kong, UK and Colombia. She created and now chairs the TGfU International Advisory Board, comprising of 17 individual country representatives. Joy Butler has authored, edited or coedited seven TGfU books.
 


News

July 20, 2016

RQES conference supplement

We are pleased to inform you that conference abstracts are now published in a supplement issue of Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/urqe20/current). Conference attendees can download a pdf of the content here. German abstracts not published in the RQES supplement can be found here


July 19, 2016

Conference App

As an additional feature you have the possibility to use the conference app (conference4me) on your smartphone or tablet. You can download it in the App Store or GooglePlay Store to get the Agenda with sessions and presentations available offline, updates or news.


July 04, 2016

Routledge 20% discount

Routledge are pleased to offer an exclusive 20% discount on a selected range of key sports titles to delegates attending this month's 6th International TGfU Conference.


June 03, 2016

Program online

We are pleased to inform you that the detailed conference program is now online. If you have trouble finding your contribution, please log into your account and go to “My Abstract” in the “My conference” pull-down menu. By clicking onto the respective abstract you will see when your presentation is scheduled and in which session.


April 26, 2016

Payment via credit-card available

Credit card payment is also available. Please click under "my tickets" on the button "pay your unpaid tickets" using your credit card. By clicking the button a new browser window will pop up redirecting you to our payment service provider.


April 15, 2016

Early Bird Deadline - extended

We would like to inform you that "early bird" deadline has been exended until 6th of May. Payment via credit card should be available in the next days.
 


March 30, 2016

Review process started

We are pleased to inform you that the submissions have been reviewed by two independent experts. You can find the reviewers' comments in "my conference" --> "my abstracts/ my workshops" --> "show review results".


February 17, 2016

Deadline for abstract submissions extended

 
Due to many requests, the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended. Please submit your abstracts until 29th of February, 2016 at the latest.

February 03, 2016

Further information for abstract/workshop submissions

To submit abstracts or workshops please use the "my conference" button to add your single abstract (oral or practical presentation or poster) or your workshop (with the possibility to invite additional speakers). For single abstracts you will be asked to enter a title, author(s) and a plain text of maximum 300 words. You can not upload formatted documents. To submit a thematic workshop/symposia you have two options: As a symposia/workshop organizer you can create a symposia/workshop by entering title and a describtion of the whole symposia/workshop. Than you can invite the individual contributors to submit their abstracts for their own or you collect all individual abstracts and submit them together.


January 18, 2016

New manuscript: RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU

We are happy to announce a newly published manuscript in RQES on the top 10 research questions on TGFU which is intended to give some guidance to contributors in shaping an exciting and interesting conference in Cologne 2016. The content of the manuscript was based on the overarching conference themes that were established by the organizing team of the Institute of Team/Racket Sport Research in close collaboration with the scientific board of the conference. We are grateful to all the contributors and want to thank them for their valuable contribution.  

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