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ERIC Number: ED325169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Mar
Pages: 223
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Springfield Technical Community Coll., MA.; State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale. Agricultural and Technical Coll.