An annual conference for teachers of psychology who wish to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden their teaching skills.
The TradeWinds Island Grand HotelSt. Pete Beach, FloridaRegister for NITOP ’18
Why you should plan to attend NITOP ‘18
Join psychology teachers from universities, two-year and four-year colleges, and high schools at NITOP 2018 to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden your teaching skills. Distinguished speakers from a wide variety of course content areas will guide you in learning innovative teaching techniques and course content updates at:
General sessions on cutting-edge research and practice by distinguished speakers who are nationally known for their expertise in teaching psychology
Fragile Minds: Predicting Who Will Age Well
125 Years of Teaching of Psychology: Lessons, Challenges and Trajectories
One-hour concurrent sessions, each including four presentations by distinguished psychology faculty addressing a wide range of content areas and teaching strategies
In-depth 90-minute workshops
Teaching Slam, January 2017
A fast-paced, dynamic session, in which multiple speakers share their best teaching tip, assessment idea, or class activity
Demo Demo, January 2017
Multiple demonstrations by great instructors of favorite class demonstrations—new ready-to-use demos and new versions of old favorites
You are encouraged to share ideas with colleagues at informal networking sessions,
You will evaluate the newest psychology textbooks and discover fresh ways to use technology and instructional software to enhance your students’ learning.
And much more. Mark your calendar! Register early!
The preliminary conference program includes several morning workshops on the first day, general and concurrent sessions, three poster sessions, three participant idea exchanges, book and software displays, and about 30 featured speakers who are well-known for their excellence in teaching psychology. Plus the popular Teaching Slam and Demo Demo sessions during which multiple presenters will provide specific teaching tips and demonstrations which you will be able to use immediately in teaching your psychology classes. Additional program details will be available after May 1, 2017.
The TradeWinds Island Grand is an 18-acre, family-friendly and environmentally-friendly beach resort, which offers an abundance of recreational activities both on and off the beach. The specially discounted rate for NITOP participants is only $2 more/night than last year — $137 single or double (children free) — if reservations are made by November 15, 2017 by calling 800-808-9833 (mention NITOP) or online at www.tradewindsresort.com/nitop, after online reservations open in the spring of 2017. For more information on the hotel and recreational activities for families, visit www.tradewindsresort.com.
Registration is limited to 375 participants. For the 2017 NITOP, this enrollment limit was reached by mid-November, 2016, so early registration is highly recommended. The conference registration fee includes admission to all sessions and other events, registration materials (about 200 pages of handouts, available online at the conference), buffet breakfasts and lunches, refreshments at coffee breaks and poster sessions, an evening buffet reception, and two social hours.
The early registration deadline for the 2018 NITOP is November 15, 2017, and the fee for regular participants is $570 (only $15 more than this fee for 2017). After November 15, the registration fee for regular participants will be $620. For the full range of fees, see the table of fees here.
NITOP welcomes proposals from participants for Posters, Participant Idea Exchanges, and presentations in the Teachng Slam and Demo Demo sessions. The deadline for submitting a Teaching Slam or Demo Demo proposal is September 15, 2017. For Poster and Participant Idea Exchange proposals, the deadline is October 1, 2017. Later proposals will be considered if space remains available. Presenters of accepted proposals must register for the conference by November 15 to have their titles included in the conference program and posted on the NITOP website. For additional information on submission procedures, see PROPOSALS.
For general information about NITOP, go to the full brochure for NITOP 2018 at NITOP JANUARY 2018 or contact Joanne Fetzner, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, 27236 Edenfield Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544, or by phone at 813-973-6969 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 29th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science will be held May 25–28, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts, at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. The Annual Convention is the leading conference dedicated solely to scientific psychology, and is a forum that allows world-renowned speakers to present their latest research, techniques, data, and findings to colleagues and students. The convention features invited and award addresses, cross-cutting symposia, hot topic talks, workshops, and poster sessions.
The Association for Psychological Science and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology are teaming up again to bring you the 24th Annual APS-STP Teaching Institute. The Institute will be held May 24 and 25, before the start of the APS 29th Annual Convention.
More information and program highlights for the Convention and the Teaching Institute can be found on the APS website at www.psychologicalscience.org/convention.