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ERIC Number: ED512755
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 82
Abstractor: As Provided
Teaching of Psychology Conference: Ideas & Innovations. Proceedings from the Annual Conference (24th, Tarrytown, NY, March 19-20, 2010)
Howell-Carter, Marya, Ed.; Gonder, Jennifer, Ed.
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Conference proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations, sponsored by the Psychology Department of the State University of New York at Farmingdale. The conference theme for 2010 was Fostering, Assessing, and Sustaining Student Engagement. The conference featured two keynote addresses from prominent scholars in student engagement: Dana Dunn, Ph.D. and Jillian Kinzie Ph.D. Dr. Dunn, President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, gave a keynote address entitled "The Blueprint Book: Assessment and Future Directions for the Psychology Major". Dr. Kinzie, Associate Director of the National Survey of Student Engagement, gave a keynote address entitled "Assessing Variation in Student Engagement to Maximize Student Learning". In addition, conference registrants attended 29 presentations on various topics in psychological pedagogy and an undergraduate student research poster session. Eleven of this year's presentations are included in the proceedings: (1) Experimental Investigation Regarding the Accuracy of Instructor Perceptions of Student Interest and Learning (Michael S. Goodstone, Rommel Roberston, Jennifer Nieman-Gonder, and Marya Howell-Carter); (2) Infusing Psychology Courses with Professional Level Experiences (Katherine Zaromatidis and Patricia A. Oswald); (3) Brief Demonstrations to Help Foster Student Engagement in a History of Psychology Course (Stacey Pilch and Esther Lori Crispi); (4) Student Engagement: Two Class Projects that Encouraged Engaged Learning (John A. Malacos); (5) Outcomes Assessment for an Applied M.A. Program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Terri Shapiro and Comila Shahani-Denning); (6) Using the Physical Environment to Facilitate Students' Active Engagement (Joan F. Kuchner); (7) Group Counseling Role-Play in the Classroom (John L. Theodore); (8) Using Microsoft Excel 2007 in Teaching Introductory Statistics & Research Methods (Anita M. Meehan and C. Bruce Warner); (9) Increasing College Student Engagement Through the Use of Online Discussion Forums (Nicholas P. Salter and Marissa R. Dragone); (10) A Beginner's Guide to Using Technology as a Vehicle to Teach an Online Course (Caroline Olko); and (11) The Effect of Situational Cues on Inducing Stress (Asma Mahmood and Rebecca White). (Individual papers contain references.) [Abstract modified to meet ERIC guidelines. For proceedings from the 23rd annual conference, see ED507995.]
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Survey of Student Engagement