Participant Idea Exchange Sessions 2017

Tuesday, 3:15–4:15 pm

1. Positive Psychology: Teaching Theory without a Textbook
Jessica Hartnett
Gannon University
2. Creating Inclusive Classrooms That Foster Student Success
Judith Pena-Shaff
Ithaca College
3. Using Facebook and Other Social Media to Conduct Undergraduate Research
David Biek
Middle Georgia State University
4. Strategies for Increasing Mindful Learning in the Classroom
Estelle Campenni
Marywood University
5. Using Online Materials to Supplement Face-to-Face Instruction in Research Methods and Statistics
Anjali Thapar1 & Bob Kachelski2
1Bryn Mawr College, 2College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University
6. Developing Students as Researchers: Incorporating a Laboratory into General Psychology
Carole Yue
Covenant College
7. Planning Opportunities for Students to Practice Course Content
Lynne N. Kennette1 & Bibia R. Redd2
1Durham College, 2University of North Georgia, Gainsville
8. BYOB: Integrating Biological Psychology across the Curriculum
Rachel B. Force
Elon University
9. Effective Strategies for Teaching Honors Psychology Courses
Jennifer O’Laughlin-Brooks
Collin College
10. A Rose by Any Other Name? What Makes a Great Syllabus?
Robin K. Morgan1 & Amy S. Hunter2
1Indiana University Southeast, 2Seton Hall University
11. Psychology Programs: Good God, What Are They Good For?
Thomas E. Van Cantfort
Fayetteville State University
12. Mentoring First-Generation Undergraduates: Is Providing Research Experience Enough?
Dorothy C. Doolittle
Christopher Newport University
13. Engaging Students in Statistics – Bringing the Classroom to the Students
De-Laine M. Cyrenne
California State University, Sacramento
14. Using Mastery Learning to Promote Student Success
Cheryl W. DeLeon
Purdue University, Northwest–Westville Campus
15. How to Improve Supplemental Instruction/Group Tutoring
Cassandra Domingo
SUNY Broome Community College
16. Critical Scientific Thinking Skills in Mental and Physical Health
Charles G. Jacques & Mark Ovrick
17. Using Realia to Illustrate Psychological Concepts
Rick L. Shifley
MCPHS University
18. Leading an Informal Writing Group to Help Faculty and Students Be More Productive and Proficient
Marianne Lloyd
Seton Hall University
19. Attacks on NHST: What to Teach?
Chris Spatz
Hendrix College
20. I’m Outta Here! Considerations Before, During, and After Retiring from Academia
David B. Miller1 & David S. Berg2
1University of Connecticut, 2Community College of Philadelphia
21. What You Might Want to Know about Your Teaching: Perspectives from an Undergraduate TA
Kelci C. Davis & Amber M. Henslee
Missouri University of Science and Technology
22. Re-thinking Introductory Courses and Textbooks
John A. Minahan
Lincoln School
23. Tackling the Sacred “St. Syllabus Day”: Best Practices for the First Day of Class
Erinn Green1, Victoria DeSensi2, & Caroline M. Stanley3
1University of Cincinnati, 2Wilmington College, 3Bridgewater State University
24. Making Our Psychology Majors More Competitive in Today’s Job Market: What Statistical Concepts Are Most Relevant for Them?
Thomas E. Nygren & Melissa Beers
The Ohio State University
25. Service (Learning) with a Smile in Undergraduate Psychology Classes
Carolyn Oxenford
Marymount University
26. The Challenge of ADA Accommodations for Psychological Disorders in the Classroom
Pam Cartor & Ann Jirkovsky
Bellarmine University
27. Starting and Succeeding with a Great Career at a Teaching-Focused Institution
Jay L. Michaels1, Andrew N. Christopher2, & William S. Altman3
1University of Southern Florida, Sarasota/ Manatee, 2Albion College, 3SUNY Broome Community College
28. Best Practices for Developing an Undergraduate Psychology Practicum Course
Suzanne Cox
Beloit College
29. Assessing Psychological Literacy as an Outcome of Collaborative Working
Carolyn Mair
University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion

Wednesday, 10:15–11:15 am

30. Learning Assistants: Using Undergraduate Mentors to Enhance Student Learning in the Flipped Classroom
Lisa Abrams
Rowan University
31. The Art of Emotion: Bringing to Life Human Emotion through Interaction with Poignant Art Exhibits
Jacqueline J. Evans
The University of Texas at Austin
32. Inspiration from the School of Hard Knocks: Classroom Management Techniques
Thelisa E. Nutt & Vince Lembo
Tarrant County College, SE Campus
33. Narrative Psychology: Teaching Students How to Use Narrative Analyses to Understand Identity and Other Developmental Changes During College
Bruce Darby
Florida Southern College
34. Developing and Leading Study Abroad Programs in Psychology
Ellen Shupe
Grand Valley State University
35. Beyond the Bachelor’s: Benefits of a Professional Development Course
Megan L. Meyer & Stacy A. McDonald
Holy Family University
36. Mixing It Up: Interleaving in Introductory Psychology Courses
Deborah A. Krause
Mid-State Technical College
37. Behavioral Science and Avoiding the Pitfalls of Human Nature
W. David Stahlman
University of Mary Washington
38. Social Psychology and Classroom Activities and/or Labs
Herbert W. Helm Jr.
Andrews University
39. Addressing the Mixed Messages across Our Campuses: Myths and Misconceptions of Human Behavior
Bob DuBois1 & Jason Eggerman2
1Waukesha Technical College, 2Spokane Community College
40. How Can We Encourage International Collaboration in Research in Teaching Psychology?
Marion Mouret
Ecole de Psychologues Praticiens
41. Mindfulness Practices and Inclusivity in the Classroon
Robert Swoap
Warren Wilson College
42. Developing Teachers: Graduate Student Teaching Training
Marsha J. McCartney & Susan Marshall
University of Kansas
43. Discussing Potential NITOP Collaboratory for Q-sorts of Archived Qualitative Data
S. G. Atkins
Otago Polytechnic of New Zealand
44. The Dreaded Research Paper
Chris Jones-Cage
College of the Desert
45. Teaching Resourcefulness: Learning to Find the Answers in Psychology Class
Alison Baren
The Graduate Center, City University of New York
46. Interactivity and Engagement in Online Psychology Courses
Donna DiMatteo-Gibson
Lycurgus Group, Inc.
47. Fostering Cross-Cultural Competence and Appreciation for Diversity through High Impact Learning Experiences across the Psychology Curriculum
Amy Martin, Jonathan Skalski, & Joel Lynch
Rockford University
48. How to Survive (and Thrive) When Your Institution Picks a New LMS
Melissa Beers1, Jenel T. Cavazos2, & Jason Eggerman3
1The Ohio State University, 2University of Oklahoma, 3Spokane Community College
49. Supporting Current and Potential Psi Beta Advisors
Kathleen Hughes
Psi Beta
50. “What, No Tests?” Use of Performance-Based Modules in Introductory Psychology
Stephanie P. da Silva
Columbus State University
51. Developing a Student-Driven Undergraduate Internship Program for Course Credit
Amber M. Henslee
Missouri University of Science and Technology
52. Sharing Snapshots: Increasing Student Engagement and Critical Thinking
Nancy Rogers & Sheva Guy
University of Cincinnati
53. A Place for Ethics Education and Assessment
Marilyn M. Patterson
Lindenwood University
54. Culture and Child Development: From Tiger Mom to Happy Danes
Chris Boyatzis
Bucknell University
55. Infusing a Social Justice Orientation into Psychology Courses
Melissa Fortner
Transylvania University
56. Confronting Myths in Psychology and Battling Pseudoscience: Strategies to Promote Scientific Thinking in the Classroom
Rodney Schmaltz
MacEwan University
57. To Flip or Not to Flip the Classroom: Consider Content, Teaching Goals, Your Need for Control, and Availability of Technology
Robert Konopasky
Saint Mary’s University
58. Creating a Climate Conducive to Discussing Diversity
Stephanie Thorson-Olesen
Viterbo University
59. Achieving Student Learning Outcomes: How Can We Overcome the Challenges of a High-Speed, Limited-Resource, Academic Environment?
Pam Marek1 & Andrew N. Christopher2
1Kennesaw State University, 2Albion College

Thursday, 10:15–11:15 am

60. Looking For the Perfect Match: What Are Practicum Sites Looking For in University Students? What Are Universities (and Students) Looking For in Practicum Sites?
Noel J. Jacobs
OU Health Sciences Center
61. The Role of the IRB and Education Initiatives in Promoting Research Ethics
Joel Lynch, Jonathan Skalski, & Amy Martin
Rockford University
62. One Size Does NOT Fit All: Teasing Out Service Learning
Amanda R. Howard
Samford University
63. Engage Students by Using Hooks
Kentina Smith
Anne Arundel Community College
64. Teaching Advocacy: Integrating Science and Practice
Karen Longest
Oklahoma Baptist University
65. Strengthening Scientific Thinking and Communication Competencies through an Undergraduate Community-Based Research Course
Alison Paglia
University of New Hampshire
66. Student Learning Outcomes Assessment (SLOA): Measuring Competency in Undergraduate Programs
Eileen O’Brien
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
67. Teaching as a Graduate Student (and Still Doing Everything Else Well, Too)
Ziv Bell & Melissa Beers
The Ohio State University
68. Peer Instructional Leadership for General Psychology: Better for Leaders or Learners?
Diana K. Riser & Stephanie da Silva
Columbus State University
69. Small Teaching Tricks with Large Cognitive “Punch”: How to Improve Student Learning without Revamping the Whole Course
Caroline Stanley1 & Victoria DeSensi2
1Bridgewater State University, 2Wilmington College
70. Collaborative Projects Online
Vivian Shyu
University of Colorado, Denver
71. Examining Culture and Diversity in Introductory Psychology
Linda Kerr
Landmark College
72. Promoting Student Resilience
Shannon Claxton
Morningside College
73. Use of FCQs and Peer Classroom Observation to Evaluate Teaching
Joan Bihun
University of Colorado, Denver
74. Team-Based Learning in Abnormal Psychology
Angela B. Duncan
Washburn University
75. What Does It Mean to Be a Bad Test-Taker?
Jeffrey Holmes
Ithaca College
76. Bringing Psychology to Our Communities with STP
William S. Altman
SUNY Broome Community College
77. What’s So Hard about Admitting That It’s Hard?
Jason S. Speigelman
The Community College of Baltimore County
78. Bringing Psychology to Life: Using Personal Application Papers
Dennis Lowe
Pepperdine University
79. Innovative Ways to Teach Attachment in Human Development and Personality Courses
Ann McCloskey
Landmark College
80. Politics, Sex, and Religion: Not Just Dinner Table Conversation Anymore
Linda M. Woolf & Michael R. Hulsizer
Webster University
81. “Pop” Psychology: Bringing Pop Culture into the Classroom
Diana Direiter
Lesley University
82. The Balancing Act of New Preps, Research, and Service, While Attempting to Maintain Your Sanity
Kimberly L. Day & Hui-Ya Han
University of West Florida
83. Story as a Vehicle to Understand Psychology
Marcia Webb
Seattle Pacific University
84. Forgiveness and Mental Health: Classroom Exercises to Increase Self-Awareness
Debra K. Stein
Widener University
85. Using Class Alums as Peer Mentors in Your First-Year Psychology Classes: Enhance the Course and Help Encourage the Next Generation of Teachers
Emily Scott-Lowe
Pepperdine University
86. Using Student-Generated Survey Data to Improve Engagement in Statistics Courses
Devin A. Fava
Saint Vincent College