ERIC Number: ED301237
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Mar-25
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology (2nd, Farmingdale, New York, March 24-25, 1988).
Levine, Judith R., Ed.; Feist, Stanley C., Ed.
The papers presented in this conference proceedings describe specific strategies and techniques that can be used to enhance and improve undergraduate psychology instruction. The following papers are included: (1) "Playing the Dating Game: An Experimental and Empirical Exercise on Sex-Roles," by Ann L. Saltzman; (2) "Small Group Research Experience in Introductory Psychology," by Pam Wasserman, Carol Campbell, and Barbara Shultz; (3) "Making Memory Meaningful: Classroom Demonstrations, Examples, and Practical Suggestions," by Celia C. Reaves; (4) "Autobiography as a Method for Teaching General Psychology," by Maria A. Taranto; (5) "Microcomputers in a Personalized Self-Instruction Course," by Morton Isaacs and Roger Harnish; (6) "Interactive Computer Testing as an Effective Learning Tool," by Joan Cook; (7) "A First: A Psychodrama Course as Part of an Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum," by Peter L. Kranz and Kathleen M. Houser; (8) "Developmental Strategies for Teaching Developmental Psychology: One Teacher's Experience," by Janet Kalinowski; (9) "An Undergraduate B.S. in Environmental Psychology: Development, Experience, & Evaluation," by John B. Morganti; (10) "A Classroom Demonstration of the Stigmatizing Influence of Mental Illness Labels," by Bernard Balleweg; (11) "Classifying the Character of Esther Greenwood in Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar': A Technique For Teaching Psychological Disorders," by Andrea S. Zeren and Nancy Lusignan Schultz; (12) "Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation in the College Classroom," by Linda L. Dunlap; (13) "Enhancing the Pre-Exam Review," by Howard C. Berthold, Jr.; (14) "How Item Order Affects Scores and Completion Times on Multiple Choice Tests," by William R. Balch; (15) "Cognitive Psychology Meets the NCC (Nassau Community College) Faculty," by Diane E. Kramer; (16) "Unblock: Enhancing Creative Thinking," by Joan C. Chrisler and Climeen Wikoff; (17) "Teaching Psychology of Learning: The Benefits of Student Discovery," by Howard M. Reid; and (18) "Multipurpose Use of Computers in the Teaching of Introductory Psychology," by Lawrence G. Shattuck and Johnston Beach. (AAZC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale. Agricultural and Technical Coll.