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Bringing your introductory psychology class together online — how to reach every student
With the entire Peanuts comic strip archive available freely online, there’s no reason not to use the genius of Charles Schulz to illustrate some of the psychological concepts we cover in Intro Psych. On... Feeling bored? Good! How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas - Manoush | TED-Ed http://ow.ly/mZ5730qvOz5 psychstudentrss Between spending a lot of time thinking about what people need to know about psychology—and, thus, what we should cover in Intro Psych—and thinking about intimate partner violence (IPV), it is glaringly ap... For psychology teachers everywhere—many with students displaced to their homes—the COVID-19 pandemic’s dark clouds offer a potential silver lining: some teachable moments. In so many ways, we are exp... During this please-stay-away-from-other-people time, I have been thinking a lot about people who are trapped at home with an abuser. Yesterday morning we went to the grocery store for our next two-week round o... “Memory is insubstantial. Things keep replacing it.” ~Annie Dillard, “To Fashion a Text,” 1988 Often in life we do not expect something to happen until it does, whereupon—seeing t... Anyone else trying to figure out the best way to structure all our days at home? Check this out: How to gain control of your free time - Laura Vanderkam | TED-Ed http://ow.ly/aZn230qsHBn psychstudentrss Welcome! In light of many campuses moving to online learning, we wanted to share some of the resources we have available on the Psychology Community to help with online instruction. Check out our virtual learning res... Helicopter parent is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot these days, rarely as a compliment. It refers to the idea that modern parents hover over their children, vigilantly paying attention and ready to swoop... Happy National Puppy Day! Ever wondered what our canine friends are thinking? How they see the world? If so, check out the resources available here: The Science of Dogs - Science Friday http://ow.ly/dBMs30qs4w1 p... Like many of you and your students today (March, 2020) who are working from home. I am doing the same. While I am looking forward to the slew of research that is going to come out of this ABA experiment, this talk by&... I’ve been teaching Abnormal Psychology with LaunchPad in hybrid and in-person courses for multiple years, but this summer semester was my first attempt at teaching fully online. Compressing the 15-week course in... Learning Curve quizzes are a great tool to help students review material and prepare for classroom discussion, and they also provide us with metrics to indicate what students might be struggling with so we can better ... In this brief webinar, Benjamin White discusses his strategies and approaches to using digital resources in his psychology classes, including using LearningCurve for pre-class assessment. The webinar is then followed ... Nicholas Fernandez from El Paso Community College talks about how assigning EVERYTHING in LaunchPad allowed him to rethink the way he taught his introductory psychology class. Lindsay Oram, North Central Missouri College, talks at Tech Ed Week 2018 about how she used LaunchPad to transform an online psych class she was given to teach.