NITOP 2019 Poster Sessions

Poster Session I

Thursday, January 3rd

1:30-3:00 p.m.

1.  Using "Make & Take Quizzes" to Win the Triple Crown of Teaching:  A Simple Strategy to Encourage Spaced Practice, Retrieval Practice, and Elaboration

Kristel Gallagher, Thiel College


2.  Oral Communication in the Psychology of Music

     Nestor Matthews, Denison University


3.  Fostering Ethnocultural Empathy in Psychology Students through Experiential Learning

     Mona Ibrahim, Concordia College

4.  The Evolution of Good Diversity Teaching and Training:  A Trainee-Supervisor-Program Feedback Loop and Iterative Cycle

     Noel Jacobs, OU Health Sciences Center

Jon Hart, OU Health Sciences

     Connor Garbe, OU Health Sciences

     Anita Alexander, Nova Southeastern University

     Ryan Blucker, OU Health Sciences


5.  Welcome to Psych Week: A Communication Campaign Model for a Psychology Senior Capstone Course

     Kimberly Wood, Samford University

     Jack Berry, Samford University

     Amanda Howard, Samford University

6.  Course Assessment Scores upon Entering an Introductory Psychological Statistics Course: The Effect of Cohorting

Kristina Dandy, Georgia College & State University

Noland White, Georgia College & State University

Dana Wood, University of Florida


7.  Using Team-Based Learning (TBL) to Teach Research Methods

     Serge Onyper, St. Lawrence University


8.  Bringing the Classroom into the Community: Service Through Service – Learning

     Paul Landen, University of Alaska Anchorage-

     Kenai Peninsula College


9.  Building Critical Thinking Skills Week by Week: The Application Paper

     Chelsea Witt, Saint Louis University

     Elyse Keenan, Saint Louis University


10. Factors Related to Psychology Major   Satisfaction

       Amy Hunter, Seton Hall University


11. Gender Differences in Statistics  Performance:  A Question of Value

       Sherri Quinones, Capital University


12. Development of a Measure to Assess   Student Perceptions of Intro Psych

Zachary Kunicki, Community College of Rhode Island

Justine Egan-Kunicki, Community College of Rhode Island

Renee Saris-Baglama. Community College of Rhode Island


13. Use of Evidence-Based Study Strategies in Psychology 101 Students

     Allison O'Leary, Brevard College


14. Taking Field Trips with Introduction to Psychology Students--Virtually!

     Alicia Briganti, Dalton State College

15. Course Sharing:  Political Psychology

Elizabeth Dunaway, Dalton State College

16. The Food Security Quest: Using a Serious Game to Teach about the Psychological Consequences of Food Insecurity

       Kosha Bramesfeld, University of Toronto Scarborough

       Arla Good, Ryerson University


17. Coverage of Psychology Careers in Introductory Psychology

Victoria DeSensi, Wilmington College

Bethany Jurs, Transylvania University

Rachel O'Donnell, Wilmington College


18. Cyberpsychology:  Designing and Teaching the Course

       Dorothy Doolittle, Christopher Newport University

       Shelia Greenlee, Christopher Newport University


19.  Applied Learning Experiences in the Classroom: Moving for Memorization to "Real World" Application

       Heather Labansat, Tarleton State University

20. The Benefits of "Walk and Talk" Activities for Teaching College-Level Psychology Courses

       Michael Rhoads, Metropolitan State University of Denver

21.  Scientific Memes: Using the Language of Social Media to Improve Student Critical Thinking, Scientific Literacy, and Communication in Lifespan Development

Diana K Riser, Columbus State University

Stephanie Clarke, Columbus State University


22.  Usefulness of Tracking Critical Thinking Dispositions and Skill Self-Assessments in the Undergraduate Research Classroom

Karl Bailey, Andrews University


23.  Changing Psychology Students' Misconceptions about Mental Illness

Krista Muis, McGill University

       Michael Foy, John Abbott College

24.  Investigating the Impact of One-on-One Student Meetings Within the First Week of Class

Brian Day, Butler University

Maggie Considine, Butler University

Nadja Feathers-Hines, Butler University

Casey Shipstead, Butler University


25.  Course Sharing: Queer Psychology

       Maya Sen, City College of San Francisco


26.  Flipping the Psychology Classroom While Remaining Right-Side Up

       Julianna Alitto, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Waukesha


27.  Internships Boost Retrospective Ratings of Education Satisfaction and Relevance, Especially for Those Entering the Workforce

Maya  M. Khanna, Creighton University

T. Lee Budesheim, Creighton University

Corey L. Guenther, Creighton University

Alicia K. Klanecky, Creighton University


28.  Understanding Psychology as a Science: Do Students Really Get It?

     Elizabeth Peters, Oklahoma State University--Oklahoma City


29.  Course Share: An Emerging Adulthood Focus in a Life-Span Development Course

Katherine Kipp, University of North Georgia


30.  Course Sharing:  Foundational Helping Skills Class

       Lauren Paulson, Allegheny College


31.  Dinosaurs, Catch Phrases and the Media: Old Ways to Reach the New Audience 

Bob Humphries, Walsh University


32.  Course Sharing: Research with Human Participants Lab

     Shannon Deets, Thiel College


33.  Impact of an Escape Room-Themed Activity on Knowledge and Engagement in an Industrial/Organizational Psychology Classroom

       Gary Giumetti, Quinnipiac University


34.  Learning to Fly: Short-Term International Courses

       Amy Corbett, SUNY Cobleskill


35.  Set Your Students on FYRE!   How to Develop a First Year Research Experience (FYRE) Program

       Amber Henslee, Missouri University of Science and Technology

       Kate Drowne, Missouri University of Science and Technology


36.  Course Sharing: Human Learning & Memory

       Jennifer McCabe, Goucher College

Poster Session II

Friday, January 4th

4:30-6:00 p.m.

37. Does Team-Based Learning Increase

Statistical Reasoning & Student Satisfaction

in a Psychology Statistics Course?

       Lisa Abrams,Rowan University


38.  A Dual-Purpose Lesson in Prejudice: Analyzing Current Events using a Jigsaw Classroom (Course Sharing: Social Psychology)

       Nesa Wasarhaley, Bridgewater State University


39.  Using Students' "Most Profound Insights" as a Psychology Curriculum Assessment

Rodger Narloch, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University

     Mikayla Karels, College of St. Benedict

Stephanie Palmer, College of St. Benedict

Rachel Perri, College of St. Benedict

Morgan Zeleny, College of St. Benedict


40.  A 3-D Print Project Stimulates Interest in History and Systems

       T. Darin Matthews, The Citadel


41.  Meet Me at the Wii: An Intergenerational Service Learning Project to Connect

Older Adults with College Students

Diane Brothers Cook, University of North Georgia

Valerie Havill,  University of North Georgia


42.  A Redesign Success Story:  Tales of Shifting Distributions in Psychological Statistics

Susan Marshall, University of Kansas

Danielle Chapa, University of Kansas


43.  Qualitative Analysis of Student Responses in a Racial Discovery Group Class

       William Wattles, Francis Marion University

Tiara Felder, Francis Marion University


44.  The Effects of an Adult Development Course on Students' Perceptions of Aging

Meagan Wood, Mississippi University for Women


45.  Reducing Bias in University Course Survey Design

       Ben Denkinger, Augsburg University


46.  Can Professors Help Students Cope with the Stress of Working During College?

       Taylor Elsey, University of Kentucky

Jonathan Golding

Sarah Malik

Salomon Ilyssa

Elizabeth Sheehan

47.  The "Work Experience Paper" for an I/O Psychology Course

Dave Carkenord, Longwood University

48.  The Relative Influence of Faculty Policies

and Classroom Norms on College Students'

Distracted Technology Use

       Jeffrey Bartel, Seton Hill University

       Jamie Fornsaglio, Seton Hill University


49.  The Power of Intellectual and Physical Play: Combatting Undergraduate Isolation via a Positive Psychology Seminar

       Karol Maybury, University of Maine, Farmington


50.  Putting Skills on the Syllabus: Helping Psychology Majors Prepare for the Workforce

       Virginia Wickline, Georgia Southern University

       Drew Appleby, IUPUI

       Karen Appleby, Idaho State University

Kevin Apple, James Madison University

Lauren Bouchard, Concordia University Chicago

Rashaanda Cook, Brave Path Consulting & Coaching

Lance Erikson

Diane Halpern

Scot Kelly


51.  Study Habits in the US and Canada: Exploring Age, Major, and Performance

Bibia Redd, University of North Georgia- Gainsville

       Lynne Kennette, Durham College


52.  Investigation of Course Readings and Homework: Are They Preparing Students for Testing?

       Jennifer Blush, University of Texas at El Paso

Karly Schleicher, University of Texas at El Paso

       James Wood, University of Texas at El Paso

53.  Course Sharing: Positive Psychology

       Lisa Schulte, Xavier University of Louisiana


54.  Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences: A Survey of What Undergraduates Retain from Introductory Psychology

       Aimee Reichmann-Decker, University of Denver

       Pamela Miller, University of Denver


55.  Teaching APA Style: A Structured Learning Approach

Melanie Law, Florida Southern College

Leilani Goodmon, Florida Southern College

Katelyn Shibilski, Florida Southern College


56.  Creating Interdisciplinary Collaborative Teaching Modules for Introductory Research Methods Courses

       Manisha Sawhney, Liffrig Family School of Education & Behavioral Sciences

       Javad Anjum, Speech and Language Pathology


57.  Using Artificial Intelligence Technology to Improve Student Critical Thinking and Writing

       Kathleen West, University of North Carolina Charlotte


58.  #TMI: Teaching Students to Navigate Psychology Concepts in a World Providing "Too Much" Information

       Stefanie Sinno, Muhlenberg College

Jennifer Jarson, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Jess Denke, Muhlenberg College

59.  Helping Students Organize Experimental Findings with Course Themes: An Example Cognitive Psychology Course

       Kieth Carlson, Valparaiso University


60.  Digging into Untapped Resources: Using the University Archives for Developmental Coursework

       Christina Shane-Simpson, University of Wisconsin Stout

       Ashley Brisbin, University of Wisconsin Stout


61.  Do Not Pet the Crawfish: Starting an Invertebrate Behavioral Lab

       Gary Rosenthal, Nicholls State University

Denis Soignier, Nicholls State University

Jim Barr, Nicholls State University

Barlow Soper, Retired


62.  Exam Anxiety in College Students: Video Anxiety Reappraisal Intervention

Katherine Herrmann, Duke University

Natasha Parikh, Duke University

Bridgette Hard, Duke University


63.  Using Replication Studies in Undergraduate Team Research

       Teddi Deka, Missouri Western State University


64.  Demonstrating Bayesian Model Comparison with a Class-Sourced Experiment in Mental Arithmetic

       Tom Faulkenberry, Tarleton State University


65.  Engaging Gen Z Students Through Visual Aids

       Melinda Rutherford, Ohio University


66.  Using Five Types of Assessment to Inform Psychology Undergraduate Curriculum Revision

       Sandra Webster, Westminster College


67.  Lessons Learned from an Introductory Psychology Poster Conference

       Leanne Boucher, Nova Southeastern University

       W. Matthew Collins, Nova Southeastern University

       Timothy Razza, Nova Southeastern University

       Aya Shigeto, Nova Southeastern University


68.  Teaching Outside of the Academy: The Development and Assessment of a Parent Education Conference

       Natalie Kerr, James Madison University

Holly Schiffrin, University of Mary Washington

       Jessica Conway, Sentara Healthcare

Jennifer Perez, James Madison University


69.  Use of Faculty Interventions to Reduce Learned Helplessness Related to Assignment Completion: Case Studies

       Jill Sudak-Allison, Grand View University

Kristine Owens, Grand View Unversity

Debra Johnson, Grand View University


70.  Application of Two Different Methods for Reducing Anxiety Towards Statistics: A Qualitative Study

       Turkan Ocal, University of Minnesota Duluth


71.  Course Sharing: Community-Based Research

       Alison Paglia, University of New Hampshire- Manchester


72.  Using Embedded Analytical Tools to Assess Student Use of Course Technology

Katharine Kujawa, Montana State University

Kaleb Garcia, Montana State University

Casey Kallem, Montana State University

Michael Babcock, Montana State University

Poster Session III

Saturday, January 5th

4:45-6:15 p.m.

73.  Does Generating Analogies Support Student

Learning of Challenging Concepts in Psychology

Florencia Anggoro, College of the Holy Cross

Benjamin Jee, Worcester State University

74.  Course Sharing: Positive Psychology

Dina Gohar, University of Michigan

75.  Student Exam Performance Across the Semester:  Beyond the "End-of-Semester" Syndrome

Alexander Gordon, St. John's University

Andrew Miele, St.  John's University

Jeffrey Nevid, St. John's University

76.  NHST Under Attack: What Journals are Doing.

What Should We Teach

Chris Spatz, Hendrix College

77.  Comparing Cumulative and Non-Cumulative Clicker Quizzing in an Introductory Psychology Course

Courtney Clark, University of California, Los Angeles

Melissa Paquette-Smith, University of California, Los Angeles

78.  Coming Full Circle:  Assessing the Assessment

Regina Roof-Ray, Harford Community College

79.  I See, Therefore I Am: Conceptual Understanding of Sensation and Perception Processes

       Patrick Smith, Professor of Psychology, Florida Southern College

       Melanie Law, Professor of Psychology

Abigail Harrison, Student

80.  Course Sharing - Social Issue Assignment in Social Psychology

       Justine Egan-Kunicki, Community College of Rhode Island

81.  Utility of a Class Observation Procedure and Rubric for Novice Instructors of Psychology

       Melissa J. Beers, The Ohio State University      Clarissa Thompson, Kent State Univeristy      Jessica C. Hill, Utah Valley University

82.  Impact of Anti-Cheating Measures on D/F/W Rates

in Psychology Courses:  Four Case Studies

       Lori R. Van Wallendael, University of North Carolina- Charlotte

Kathleen A. West, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

83.  Star Power:  An Exploration of an Experiential Exercise on Power, Privilege, and Biased Perceptions

       Katharine Shaffer, University of Baltimore

Kristen Eyssell, University of Baltimore

Sally Farley, University of Baltimore

       El Schoepf, University of Baltimore


84.  Course Sharing: Seminar on Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

       Marnie Hiester, Misericordia University


85.  Student Perceptions of Teaching Assistants

in Online Classes

       Martha Hubertz, University of Central Florida


86.  Use of an Online Module to Improve

Student Study Skills

       Jessica Waesche, University of Central Florida


87.  Does Using Notes on Online Exams Actually

Lead to Increased Grades?

       Alisha Janowsky, University of Central Florida


88.  Investigation of Gamification in an Introduction

to Psychology Course on Student

Engagement and Performance

Betty-Shannon Prevatt, Meredith College

Andrea McPherson, Meredith  College


89.  Effect Size Calculations Demonstrating Impact of Collaborative Learning on Exam Scores and Cumulative Final Exam in Introduction to Psychology

       Manda Williamson, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln


90.  Inserting Discussions of Moral Injury into the Abnormal Psychology Curriculum

Debra Stein, Widener University

       Jill M. Borin, Widener University

       Kathryn N. Healey, Widener University


91.  An Innovative Approach to Course Planning: Threshold Concepts Informed Design for Research Methods

       Vanessa Woods, University of California Santa Barbara


92.  Course Sharing: Statistics and Research Methods

       Katie Woehl, Valley City State University

Emily Fenster, 


93.  Are In-Class Practice Tests Effective Review Activities?

       Heather Mitchell, Webster University


94.  To Exam Wrapper or Not to Exam Wrapper: Is

That the Question?

       Lindsay Masland, Appalachian State University


95.  Debunking Myths with Infographics: A Transformative Experience

       Jenel Cavazos, University of Oklahoma

Benjamin Heddy, University of Oklahoma


96.  Developing Cultural Competency in a Course

on Intercultural Mental Health

Monali Chowdhury, Allegheny College


97.  Students' Lecture Notes: What are They Good For?

       Robert Konopasky, Saint Mary's University, Halifax,

Nova Scotia, Canada

       Mitch Kilger, Saint Mary's University


98.  If You Can't Beat Them, Text Them: Using Text Messages to Improve Exam Performance

       Des Robinson, Tarrant County College


99.  Course Sharing - My Mind & Me: An Introduction

to Mental Health

       Nina Christie, University of Southern California


100.  Integrating High-Impact Educational Practices Through an ePortfolio Capstone Course

         Meredith Elzy, University of South Carolina Aiken


101.  Teaching Ethics: Moving Beyond the Code

Linda Woolf, Webster University

Michael Hulsizer, Webster University


102.  Course Sharing: Forensic Psychology 

Aimee Reichmann-Decker, University of Denver


103.  Career Readiness Courses for the

Psychology Major

         Karen Mottarella, University of Central Florida

         Kristin Horan, University of Central Florida      Barbara Fritzsche, University of Central Florida


104.  Teaching Empathy Through Active Learning

in General Psychology

Kim Lamana Finn, DeVry University

105.   Why Every Psychology Course Should Include Instruction about Adverse Childhood Experiences and Some Ideas for How to Make that Happen

Gwenden Dueker, Grand Valley State University


106.   How Teaching an Online Course to Adults

in Africa Made Me a Better Teacher

         Gail Cabral, Marywood University


107.   Students Studying Belongingness through Interdisciplinary Mixed Methods

         Erika Bagley, Muhlenberg College

Vanessa Volpe, Ursinus College

         Jasmine Harris, Ursinus College

         Patrick Hurley, Ursinus College

108.  The Impact of Introversion on Student

Perception of Group Work

           Elizabeth Sheehan, University of Kentucky

Krisztina Jakobsen, James Madison University

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