ERIC Number: ED325169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology (4th, Springfield, Massachusetts, March 15-16, 1990).
Levine, Judith R., Ed.; Feist, Stanley C., Ed.
The 17 papers in this compilation were selected from 29 presentations given at the conference. The collection includes the following papers: (1) "Does Classroom Context Affect Examination Performance?" by Debra Elliot, Toni Strand, and David Hothersall; (2) "Accent on Abilities: Empowering the Learner by Integrating Teaching, Learning, & Assessment," by Jack J. Mino; (3) "Behavioral Strategies for Classroom Management," by Stanley C. Feist; (4) "Computer Activities for Introductory Psychology: Design Considerations," by Eliot Shimoff, B. A. Matthews, and A. C. Catania; (5) "Evaluation of Main Effects and Interactions Software in a Research Methods Course as a Function of Computer Attitudes," by Karen O'Quin; (6) "Male and Female Students' Special Needs: Summary of Internal and External Data on Student Attrition," by Linda L. Dunlap; (7) "Successful Undergraduate Research Projects (Workshop)," by Laura L. Snodgrass and Kathleen E. Harring; (8) "Psychology and the Law: The Rights of Children," by Sara Benn and Judith Gay; (9) "The Hands-On Project in a Course on Adolescent Development: Not Your Usual Term Paper," by Albert H. Gardner; (10) "A Microcomputer Laboratory for the Introductory Course," by James L. May; (11) "Writing in the Teaching of Psychology: A Comparison of Active versus Passive Teaching Methods," by Caroline Salvatore and Laurel End; (12) "Teaching the Logic of Hypothesis Testing Using Computerized Sampling Experiments," by Kenneth M. Rosenberg; (13) "Enhancement of an Experimental Psychology Course by the Inclusion of an Examination of Parapsychological Claims," by Howard M. Reid; (14) "Use of Videotaped Demonstrations of Significant Research in Social Psychology as a Teaching Aid," by John B. Morganti; (15) "Towards a Social Psychology of Teaching Social Psychology," by Ann L. Saltzman; (16) "Sexual Harassment: An Educational Program," by Cathleen T. Moore, Barbara A. Bremer, and Ellen F. Bildersee; and (17) "Role-Playing Exercises for Teaching Research Ethics," by Terry Malcolm. The conference program is included. (JMC)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, College Students, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Development, Instructional Improvement, Program Descriptions, Psychological Studies, Psychology, Sexual Harassment, Social Psychology, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Universities
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Springfield Technical Community Coll., MA.; State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale. Agricultural and Technical Coll.