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ERIC Number: ED504072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 80
Abstractor: As Provided
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Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations. Proceedings and Papers of the Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology (22nd, White Plains, New York, March 7-8, 2008)
Oswald, Patricia A., Ed.; Zaromatidis, Katherine, Ed.; Levine, Judith R., Ed.; Indenbaum, Gene, Ed.
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The ND Annual Conference--Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations was held on March 7-8, 2008 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains, New York. The conference was sponsored by the Psychology Department of Farmingdale State College. The conference featured Dr. Douglas Bernstein from the University of South Florida, Tampa as the keynote speaker. Participants also had a number of presentations from which to choose, publishers' displays to visit, and many colleagues with whom to network. Thirty abstracts and nine complete papers are included in these proceedings. Presenters covered topics such as teaching psychology through storytelling, using visual displays of data, the benefits of using Excel-based homework assignments, and incorporating multiculturalism in the psychology curriculum. The following complete papers are included in the proceedings: (1) Use of Electronic Discussion Boards to Enhance Classroom Learning (Richard J. DioGuardi); (2) Innovations in Mentoring: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Joseph Maiorca, Daniel Benkendorf, Praveen Chaudhry, Ernest Poole, and Christine Pomeranz); (3) Child's Play: Creating Observational Research Experiences for 21st Century Undergraduates (Joan F. Kuchner); (4) A Student Perspective on Traditional, Hybrid, and Distance Learning Courses (Patricia A. Oswald and Katherine Zaromatidis); (5) Teach Them What They Need to Know for Life (Gretchen Wehrle); (6) The Perils of PowerPoint: Students' Perceptions of Classroom Technology (Judith Krauss, Lori Murphy, and Marybeth Ruscica); (7) The Values and Habits of the 21st Century College Student (Mary Streit); (8) Technology in the Classroom: Three Useful Interventions (James Regan and Daniel Lackaye); and (9) A 21st Century Statistics Course for the 21st Century Student (Karen Y. Holmes and Darlene G. Colson). (Individual papers contain references.) [Abstract modified to meet ERIC Guidelines. For the 2007 proceedings, see ED499916.]
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California; New York