Participant Idea Exchange Sessions 2018

Wednesday, 3:15–4:15 p.m.

1. Active Learning and the Classroom: How to Utilize and Adapt to New Teaching Spaces
Hannah Shatzer
The Ohio State University
2. Using Life Review to Tell a Story: A Service-Learning Course on the Psychology of Aging
Casey Dexter
Berry College
3. Thorny Issues in the Classroom: Fostering Civil Dialogue on Divisive Topics
Ellen Shupe
Grand Valley State University
4. Framing Class Assignments in Employment Contexts: How Can We Help Students “Make the Connection”?
Pam Marek1 & Andrew Christopher2
1Kennesaw State University 2Albion College
5. “How Far Is Too Far?” Bridging the Gap in First-Year Student Coping Skills
Manda Williamson
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln
6. Teaching Threshold Concepts
Richard Remedios
Northcentral University
7. Using Class Feedback Cards to Maintain a Dialogue with Every Member of the Class
Gregory S. Preuss
North Carolina Wesleyan College
8. Conducting Needs Assessments for Psychology Students
Christina Shane-Simpson
University of Wisconsin, Stout
9. “You Can’t Do Anything with a Major in Psychology”: The Importance of Introductory Psychology Courses in Changing This Rhetoric
Bethany Jurs1, Victoria DeSensi2, & Elaine Augustine3
1Transylvania University 2Wilmington College 3Texas Christian University
10. Mobile Applications in the Classroom
Craig Cummings
University of Alabama
11. Training Future Faculty for the Professoriate: Professional Development for Graduate Students and Postdocs
Nancy Abney
University of Alabama at Birmingham
12. Assessment: Beyond Best Practices to Make Assessment Manageable and Useful
Leah K. Gensheimer
Avila University
13. Tips for Graduate Student Instructors to Support Each Other
Kathryn Narciso1 & Keaton Fletcher2
1Georgia Institute of Technology 2University of South Florida
14. The Demonstrative and Procedural Self: Uncovering the Hidden Aspects of Your Personality
Jonathan Gibson
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
15. Innovative Learning Spaces: Teaching Psychology in the New College Classroom
Allison G. Butler
Bryant University
16. Field Laboratories in Psychology: The Remote Field Course
David Widman
Juniata College
17. The Gender Revolution: How to Stay Apace in the Psychology of Gender Classroom
Camille E. Buckner
Marymount University
18. Is It Acceptable to Teach Students When and How to Cope with Issues They Actually Face, Rather Than Just Teaching about Coping?
Robert Konopasky
Saint Mary’s University
19. Faculty Response to Students Experiencing Psychological Distress
Anne Williams-Wengerd
St. Catherine University
20. Making Your Psychology Courses LGBTQ+ Inclusive
Laura Wilson
University of Mary Washington
21. Creating Community Engaged Learning Opportunities for Psychology Majors
Wendy Ellis & Cathy Chovaz
King’s University College
22. Education for All? Challenges Educators Face at Open Admission Institutions
Karly Schleicher & Jennifer Brown
University of Texas at El Paso
23. Integrating Service Learning into Psychology Curricula
Scott P. King, Wendy Carlson, & Rodney Bragdon
Shenandoah University
24. Major Progress: Preparing Students for a Degree in Psychology
Fran Barth
Bridgewater State University
25. Short-Term Study Abroad Trips for Psychology Students
Maureen Donegan
Delta College
26. Teaching Strategies to Promote Constructive Engagement with Ideologically Diverse Others
Debra Mashek
Harvey Mudd College
27. Optimal Theory as an African-Centered Approach to Pedagogy
Ricardo A. Frazer1 & Raymond M. O’Connor, Jr.2
1Atlanta Metropolitan State College 2Private Consultant
28. Using Games to Stimulate Learning in and out of the Classroom
Meagan Wood
Mississippi University for Women
29. Keeping It Real: Creating Assignments That Prepare Students for Life after Graduation
Melissa Beers1 & R. Eric Landrum2
1The Ohio State University 2Boise State University

Thursday, 10:15–11:15 a.m.

30. Using Interdisciplinary Education to Simultaneously Develop Skills and Improve the Public Perception of Psychology
Stacie M. Spencer
MCPHS University
31. Let’s Talk about Equity and Inclusion in the Classroom
Kentina Smith
Anne Arundel Community College
32. Cellphone Policies That Actually Work: Evidence-Based Strategies for Promoting a Texting-Free Classroom
Caroline M. Stanley
Bridgewater State University
33. Practice What We Preach? Achieving Work-Life Integration across Career Stages
Allison O’Leary1 & Virginia Wickline2
1Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 2Miami University–Middletown Campus
34. Engaging Undergraduates in Meaningful Research: Experiences from Liberal Arts Colleges and Public Universities
Jay Michaels1, Sarah Burns2, Anthony Coy3, & Brooke Spatta4
1,3University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee 2,4Presbyterian College
35. Taking the Grr out of Group Projects: Facilitating Professionalism and Collaboration
Jacqueline Evans
The University of Texas at Austin
36. Offering Two Degree Options in Psychology: Lessons Learned So Far
Lori. D. Lindley
Gannon University
37. Integrating Guest Speakers into the Course Content
Alison Paglia
University of New Hampshire
38. Student Learning and Attitudes in a Partially Flipped Undergraduate Research Methods Course
Carole L. Yue
Covenant College
39. The Utility of a “Careers in Psychology” Course
Ashlyn Swartout
Georgia State University
40. Growth from Assessment: Can We Create Programmatic Change through Assessment of Student Learning?
Jill Rinzel & Julianna M. Alitto
University of Wisconsin Colleges
41. Honors: What’s So Honorable about It?
Thelisa E. Nutt
Tarrant County College–Southeast Campus
42. Preserving the Ego Strength through International Service Learning: Changes in Dispositional Empathy and the Psychology of Prosocial Behavior
Amy Baus
University of Dubuque
43. Games That Promote Retrieval
Karl G. D. Bailey
Andrews University
44. Specifications Grading in Introductory Psychology
Jamie Kleiman
University of Connecticut–Avery Point
45. Integrating Issues Regarding Gender, Race, Ethnicity, and Social Responsibility into Undergraduate Psychology Courses
Mary E. Jenson & Gwen Pursell
Wesley College
46. Classroom Data Collection: What Works?
Barney Beins
Ithaca College
47. Tips and Tricks for Teaching an Online Course
Melisa Barden
Walsh University
48. Understanding and Reducing Student Resistance to Learning
Anton Tolman, Kristen Thomsen, & Sandra Cameron
Utah Valley University
49. Reinvigorating a Sensation and Perception Course: Integrating Experimental Research in a Non-Research Methods Course
Karenna Malavanti
Baylor University
50. Experiential Learning in Online Courses
Martha Hubertz
University of Central Florida
51. Supporting Current and Potential Psi Beta Advisors
Kathleen Hughes
Psi Beta and Pasco-Hernando State College
52. Using Project-Based Learning to Revolutionize Introductory Psychology Courses
Kim Harding
Indiana Tech University
53. Using Undergraduates as Teaching Assistants
Deborah Herold
Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis
54. Transforming Students to Learners in Our Classes and across Our Campus
Ciara Kidder1 & Bob DuBois2
1Marian University 2Waukesha County Technical College
55. Creating and Responding to Writing Prompts on Psychology Courses
Jacqueline Heath & Melissa Beers
The Ohio State University
56. Investigating Student Preparedness and Academic Success in General Psychology
William S. Altman1 & Jason Spiegelman2
1SUNY Broome Community College 2The Community College of Baltimore County
57. Building a Well-Equipped Laboratory at a Teaching University
Adam Lawson
Eastern Kentucky University
58. Shall We Play a Game? Using Games to Teach Psychological Phenomena
Stephen Blessing
University of Tampa

Friday, 10:15–11:15 a.m.

59. What Are the Big Ideas of Cognitive Psychology
Kieth Carlson
Valparaiso University
60. Research Starts Here! Developing Research Experiences in the First Two Years
Katherine Wickes
Blinn College
61. Step off My Coattails! Strategies to Avoid Social Loafing in Academic Group Work
Julianna M. Alitto & Jill Rinzel
University of Wisconsin Colleges
62. “I Can’t Believe They Said That?!?” Addressing (Un)professional Behavior in the Seated and Online Classroom
Beth Trammell & Eevett Loshek
Indiana University East
63. Fostering Career Readiness in Psychology Majors
Pam Cartor, Ann Jirkovsky, & Joy Jacobs-Lawson
Bellarmine University
64. Facilitating Class Engagement in Biological Psychology Courses
Emily Stanley
University of Mary Washington
65. Keeping It Fresh When Teaching the Same Courses
Kimberly L. Day & Carolyn E. Pritchett
University of West Florida
66. Step In and Speak Up: Training Educators to Support LGBTQ Students through Simulation
Elizabeth Bradley
SUNY Empire State College
67. Writing across the Psychology Curriculum
Nestor Matthews
Denison University
68. Using Active Listening Techniques to Enhance the Classroom Experience
Cindy Schmidt
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
69. Engaging Contemporary Learners
Eileen O’Brien
University of Maryland Baltimore County
70. Teaching and Being Department Chair: How Do You Do It?
Dave Kolar
University of Mary Washington
71. Preparing Our Students to Defend Psychology and Educate the Public
Ziv Bell & Melissa Beers
The Ohio State University
72. Game on! Using Games in the Classroom
Jennifer Merrill
Skyline College
73. Labs/Activities to Complement a Psychology of Eating Course
Anaya Mitra1 & Emily Splane2
1St. Catherine University 2Flagler College
74. Learning Styles: Myth or Fiction?
Noah MacKenzie
The University of Cincinnati
75. Teaching Students through Engagement in an Online Environment
Bettina Shapira, Melinda Mull, & Pamelyn MacDonald
Northcentral University
76. Exploring the Creation of an Honors Program in Psychology
Sally Farley
University of Baltimore
77. Growing Pains: How Do We Embrace Our Unique Contributions within the Department … and Discuss How Much Money We Each Get?
Amber M. Henslee
Missouri University of Science and Technology
78. From Tactical to Practical: Techniques to Bridge Classroom Content with Real-World Application
Benjamin White
Blinn College
79. Transparency: Being Open with Your Students (Or Honesty Really Is the Best Policy)
De-Laine Cyrenne
California State University, Sacramento
80. What Is in Your Secret Sauce?
Vince Lembo & Thelisa Nutt
Tarrant County College–Southeast Campus
81. Everyday Technology for the Productive Professor
Jenel Cavazos1 & Bob DuBois2
1University of Oklahoma 2Waukesha County Technical College
82. Online Instruction: The Positives and the Negatives
Michael R. Van Slyck
South University–West Palm Beach
83. Growing Empathy on a College Campus
Kate Larson
Bemidji State University
84. Integrating New Methodological and Statistical Practices into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Jack Arnal
McDaniel College
85. Psychology: The Interdisciplinary Integration of a Discipline
Melonie Sexton
Valencia College
86. Team-Based Teaching in Measures Methods, and Statistics Courses
Anthony Coy
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
87. Responding to Intolerance and Hate on Campus and in the Classroom
Michael R. Hulsizer & Linda M. Woolf
Webster University
88. Intervention Strategies in the Introductory Psychology Classroom to Increase Student Well-Being and Enhance Student Performance
Diana Fuller
Georgia State University, Covington