ERIC Number: ED377774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Mar-18
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology (8th, Ellenville, New York, March 16-18, 1994).
Hartog, Sandra B., Ed.; Levine, Judith R., Ed.
This publications presents 20 papers from a conference on innovations in teaching psychology at the college level along with a conference program that lists and describes all presentations. The papers are "They Can't Learn When They Don't Know How: Teaching Statistics Using a Learning to Learn Model" (Beverly Rolker-Dolinsky and Donna Qualters); "Dare We ask Them What They Learned?" (Linda Dunlap); "Relating Familiar Material to new Material: One Form of Active Learning" (Judith Luis); "A Reactionary View of Psychology 101" (Barbara Gentile and Benjamin Miller); "Getting Students Involved Through a 'Curriculum of Questions'" (Ann Saltzman); "Four Activities to Enhance Student Learning and Involvement in an Interdisciplinary Course in Psychology and Art" (J. Craig Clarke and Kent Kimmel); "Sports Psychology--An Applied Theoretical Approach" (Robert Cavalier); "Personality, Teaching Style, and Learning Style" (Francis Colavita); "Use of Learning Groups for Active Learning" (David Wheeler); "A Multimedia Course in the Psychology of the Arts" (Donald Polzella and Gregory Brake); "Construct Validity and the Naive Student" (Patricia Ditunno); "Requiring Students to Think of Examples Can Increase Their Involvement" (Gabriele Sweidel); "Acquisition of Applied Skills Via Active Learning" (Holiday Adair); "Three Laboratory Exercises in Cognitive Psychology" (Anita Meehan); "Privacy Issues in Assignments" (Susan Cloninger); "Seminar in Aggression" (Matthew Margres and Mark Margres); "Psychology Majors Assessment of Their Undergraduate Experience: 1973 to 1993 SUC at Buffalo" (John Morganti et al.); "Cooperation in Operation: Examples of Successful Cooperative Learning Lessons from Four Areas of Psychology" (Susan Marell and Libby Ortiz); "Knowing Thyself: Teaching a Course on Social Psychological Perspectives on Self-Reflection" (Dana Dunn); and "How Students Perceive Classroom Exercises in a Social Psychology Course" (Karen O'Quin). Some papers contain survey instruments and references. (JB)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Aggression, Art, Athletics, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Psychology, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Students, Construct Validity, Cooperative Learning, Evaluation, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Learning Strategies, Personality, Privacy, Psychology, Social Psychology, Student Participation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Farmingdale. Coll. of Technology.