NITOP 2018 Schedule

Wednesday
January 3, 2018

7:30 am • Continental Breakfast
7:30 am–5:00 pm • Registration
8:30–10:00 am • Workshops
  • The Care and Feeding of Psychology Majors: Learning Outcomes, Marketable Skills, and the Career Launch • Eric Landrum
  • Teaching Technology That Melds with the Science of Learning • Kevin Yee
  • Annual Psi Chi Workshop: Network for International Collaborative Exchange: Connecting Students and Faculty across the Globe to Study • John Edlund
  • How to Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Embedding Experimental Research within Your Courses to Improve Student Learning and Performance • Sarah Grison
  • Annual Society for the Teaching of Psychology Workshop: Integrating Statistics and Research Methods: What Do Students Really Need to Know? • Janie Wilson
10:15–10:45 am
  • Welcome Session for First-Time NITOP Participants
  • Exhibit Viewing Time
11:00 am–12:30 pm • Opening Session
  • 11:00–11:30 am • Welcoming RemarksRobert Hendersen, Sarah Brookhart, and Toru Shimizu
  • 11:30 am–12:30 pm • Opening Address
    Mindbugs and Gorillas and White Bears, Oh My! • Michelle (Mikki) Hebl
12:45–1:30 pm • Box Lunch Pickup
1:30–3:00 pm • Poster Session I
3:15–4:15 pm • Participant Idea Exchange I
4:30–5:45 pm • Teaching Slam
Bridgette Martin Hard, Moderator
6:00–8:30 pm • Buffet Reception for Participants and Their Companions and Families
A wide selection of appetizers, salad and pasta bars, desserts, and wine and beer

Thursday
January 4, 2018

7:00–8:00 am • Yoga on the South Lawn
7:30–8:45 am • Buffet Breakfast
9:00–10:00 am • Concurrent Sessions I
  • Instructional Methods That Support Diversity and Inclusion • Amy Marin
  • Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Session: Teaching Self-Affirmation and Social Psychological Interventions • David Sherman
  • Look, Laugh, and Learn (and Do): Engaging Students in the Classroom • Jeff Nevid
  • Teaching in the E-Book Era: Assessing Student Apprehension, Comprehension, and Engagement • Lisa Shin and Samuel Sommers
10:15–11:15 am • Participant Idea Exchange II
11:30 am–12:30 pm • General Session:
Teaching Psychology during the Replicability Crisis • Simine Vazire
12:30 pm • Buffet Lunch and “Laugh at Lunch”
2:00–3:00 pm • Concurrent Sessions II
  • The Psychology of Police Interrogations and False Confessions • Mark Costanzo
  • Teaching Diversity in Introductory Psychology: Students’ Perspectives and Instructors’ Strategies • Andrew Pomerantz
  • Annual Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Session: From Buzzword to Critical Pedagogy • Patrick Grzanska
  • Touch, Embodiment, and the Sense of Self: How the Brain Represents Our Bodies • Jared Medina
3:15–4:15 pm • General Session:
Is Multitasking Responsible for the Rise of Childhood Obesity (and ADHD and GAD)? • Todd Heatherton
4:30–6:00 pm • Poster Session II
7:00–8:00 pm • Software Demonstrations and Ad Hoc Meetings
8:00–10:00 pm • Social Hour

 

 

 

Friday
January 5, 2018

7:00–8:00 am • Yoga on the South Lawn
7:30–8:45 am • Buffet Breakfast
9:00–10:00 am • Concurrent Sessions III
  • Using Developmental Psychology as a Way to Reach Underserved Students • Makeba Wilbourn
  • What’s the Big Idea? A Backward Approach to Effective Teaching • Erin Hardin
  • Teaching in the E-Book Era: Assessing Student Apprehension, Comprehension, and Engagement • Lisa Shin and Samuel Sommers
  • Annual Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Session: From Buzzword to Critical Pedagogy: Teaching Intersectionality and Promoting Social Justice in Psychology • Patrick Grzanska
10:15–11:15 am • Participant Idea Exchange III
11:30 am–12:30 pm • General Session:
Annual Association for Psychological Science Session: Fragile Minds: Predicting Who Will Age Well • Denise Park
12:30 pm • Buffet Lunch and NITOP NITOP (Nearly Impossible Trivia of Psychology)
2:00–3:15 pm • Demo Demo
Stephen Chew, Moderator
3:30–4:30 pm • Concurrent Sessions IV
  • Teaching Diversity in Introductory Psychology: Students’ Perspectives and Instructors’ Strategies • Andrew Pomerantz
  • Sticky Teaching: Gameful Design, Case Studies, and Pop Culture • Wind Goodfriend and Tom Heinzen
  • Touch, Embodiment, and the Sense of Self: How the Brain Represents Our Bodies • Jared Medina
  • Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Session: People Skills Are Always in Demand: Teams, Virtual Teams, and Community Partnerships • Victoria Pace
4:45-6:15 pm: Poster Session III
8:00-10:00 pm: Karaoke Social Hour

Saturday
January 6, 2018

7:30–8:30 am • Buffet Breakfast
8:30–9:30 am • Concurrent Sessions V
  • Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Session: Teaching Self-Affirmation and Social Psychological Interventions • David Sherman
  • The Psychology of Police Interrogations and False Confessions • Mark Costanzo
  • Look, Laugh, Learn (and Do): Engaging Students in the Classroom • Jeff Nevid
  • Using Developmental Psychology as a Way to Reach Underserved Students • Makeba Wilbourn
9:45–10:45 am • Concurrent Sessions VI
  • Instructional Methods That Support Diversity and Inclusion • Amy Marin
  • Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Session: People Skills Are Always in Demand: Teams, Virtual Teams, and Community Partnerships • Victoria Pace
  • Sticky Teaching: Gameful Design, Case Studies, and Pop Culture • Wind Goodfriend and Tom Heinzen
  • What’s the Big Idea? A Backward Approach to Effective Teaching • Erin Hardin
11:00 am–12:15 pm • Closing Session
  • 11:00 am–Noon • Closing Address: 125 Years of Teaching of Psychology: Lessons, Challenges and Trajectories • Antonio Puente
  • Noon–12:15 • Closing Remarks and Announcement of AwardsRobert Hendersen