Third International Conference on the Teaching of Psychology
ICTP-2008

Scientific and Cultural Program in Details



Saturday, July 12

12:00am-3:30pm

Social program: City Tour + Peter &Paul Fortress

10:30am-5:00pm

Registration of participants

5:00-7:50pm

Opening Session:
Recent International Developments in the Teaching of Psychology

INTRODUCTION

Victor Karandashev, Leningrad State University, Russia, and Grand Valley State University, USA

Charles L. Brewer, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY: VIEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Victor Karandashev, Leningrad State University, Russia, and Grand Valley State University, USA

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES

Charles L. Brewer, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOLOGISTS

Michael J. Stevens, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA, The Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, România

8:00-10:00pm

Social program: Reception and Welcome Party



Sunday, July 13

9:00-10:50am

Two concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Paper Session 1: Internationalizing Teaching & Learning of Psychology: Part I

(45 minute paper presentations)

INTERNATIONALIZING THE PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM

Uwe P. Gielen, St. Francis College, New York, USA

TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL PROGRESS: A VIEW FROM CHINA

Houcan Zhang, School of Psychology, Beijing Normal University, China


Blue Conference Room

Paper Session 2:
Basic Skills & Pedagogy of Psychology: Part I

(45 minute paper presentations)

TECHNIQUES FOR OVERCOMING STUDENTS' BELIEFS IN PSEUDOSCIENCE AND THE PARANORMAL

Richard L. Miller, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, USA

DEVELOPING CRITICAL THINKING IN RESEARCH METHODS

Bernard Beins, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, USA


10:50-11:10am

Coffee/Tea break


11:10am-1:00pm

Two concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Paper Session 1:
Internationalizing Teaching & Learning of Psychology: Part I

(45 minute paper presentations)

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY IN SWITZERLAND AFTER THE BOLOGNA REFORM

Jean Retschitzki, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

THE CHANGING NATURE OF PSYCHOLOGY EDUCATION IN THE UK

Annie Trapp, Higher Education Academy Psychology Network, UK


White Conference Room

Paper Session 2:
Basic Skills & Pedagogy of Psychology: Part I

(45 minute paper presentations)

COUNTING QUANTITATIVE REASONING AS A TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY PRIORITY

Neil Lutsky, Kenan Professor of Psychology and Director, Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning, and Knowledge Program, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, USA

PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY: TRADITIONAL AND DISTRIBUTED APPROACHES

Joerg Zumbach, Department of Science Education and Teacher Training, University of Salzburg, Austria


1:00-2:00pm

Lunch time


2:00-5:30pm

Social program - Hermitage tour



Monday, July 14

9:00-10:50am

Two concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Paper Session 1:
Internationalizing Teaching & Learning of Psychology: Part II

(45 minute paper presentations)

ITALIAN UNIVERSITY CURRICULA IN PSYCHOLOGY: AN APPRAISAL OF THE EUROPSY PROJECT

Remo Job, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy, Claudio Tonzar, University of Urbino, Urbino, Italy, Lorella Lotto, Univesity of Padova, Padova, Italy

TRAINING FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS IN FRENCH UNIVERSITIES: EDUCATIONAL MODEL AND CURRENT ISSUES

Benoît Schneider, University of Nancy 2, France, President of the AEPU (Association des Enseignants-chercheurs en Psychologie des Universités, Co-president of the FFPP Fédération Française des Psychologues et de Psychologie)
Catherine Wieder, University of Franche-Comté, France, Secretaire of the AEPU


White Conference Room

Paper Session 2:
Basic Skills & Pedagogy of Psychology: Part II

(45 minute paper presentations)

USING MULTIMEDIA INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: BEST PRACTICES FOR THE TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY

Thomas Ludwig, Hope College, Holland, Michigan USA

TEACHING LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY AS AN APPLICATION OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Michel Sabourin, Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada

10:50-11:10am

Coffee/Tea break

11:10am-1:00pm

Two concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Paper Session 1:
Internationalizing Teaching & Learning of Psychology: Part II

(45 minute paper presentations)

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY AND TEACHING ACADEMIC PSYCHOLOGISTS: A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE

Nicholas F. Skinner, King's University College at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

LEARNING OUTCOMES AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN PSYCHOLOGY IN AUSTRALIA

Wilson, P., Australian Catholic University, Sydney; Bath, D., Griffith University, Brisbane; Hannan, G., Martin, F., Farrell, G., University of Tasmania; Lipp, O., Terry, D., Chalmers, D., University of Queensland, Brisbane; Provost, S., Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, Australia


White Conference Room

Paper Session 3.
Teaching Psychology On-line

(15 minute paper presentations)

TEACHING INTERCULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE - CHALLENGES AND PROBLEMS

Joana Miranda, Universidade Aberta, Portugal

A COMPARISON OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION OF LEARNING IN ON-LINE AND IN-PERSON EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY COURSES

Sherri McCarthy, Bennett Edgerly,& Francisco Vasquez, Northern Arizona University-Yuma, USA

TRANSNATIONAL STUDENT ONLINE COLLABORATION: DOES IT REDUCE ETHNOCENTRISM?

Hermann Kurthen, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, USA

IMAGE AND IDENTITY IN ONLINE DISCUSSIONS: USING PSEUDONYMITY IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY TEACHING

Andrea Chester, RMIT University, Melbourne & O'Hara, A., University of Sydney, Australia

TEACHING ONLINE CASE STUDIES

Stephanie L. Brooke, Excelsior College, Albany, NY, USA

SCAFFOLDING ONLINE-LEARNING IN INSTRUCTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Joerg Zumbach, Department of Science Education and Teacher Training, University of Salzburg, Austria

1:00-2:00pm

Lunch time

2:00-3:50pm

Three concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Symposium 1. Teaching Abnormal Psychology: Challenges and Strategies for Successful Course

Convener and Chair: James Hansell, University of Michigan, USA

ENRICHING THE CLASSROOM WITH EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

Mominka Fileva, Davenport University, USA

ON TEACHING IN THE "TEACHABLE MOMENT"

Kimberlyn Leary, Harvard Medical School, USA

THE DIFFICULTY OF TEACHING ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN JAPAN: CULTURE AND HISTORY

Naoto Kawabata, Kyoto Bunkyo University, Japan

CONSIDERING MOTIVATION AND COLLABORATION IN ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY COURSE DESIGN

Norma Wolford, Madonna University, USA

AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE TEACHING OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: RATIONALE, ADVANTAGES AND CHALLENGES

James Hansell, University of Michigan, USA


White Conference Room

Symposium 2. Preparing Students and Faculty to Become Effective Teachers of Psychology: Symposium Sponsored by NITOP

Conveners: William Buskist, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, Douglas J. Bernstein, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, Robert W. Hendersen, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, USA

A VERTICAL MODEL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHING SKILLS

Douglas J. Bernstein, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

TRAINING OF THE TEACHERS IN PSYCHOLOGY IN FRANCE

Maria Pereira-Fradin, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France

PREPARING STUDENTS TO TEACH PSYCHOLOGY IN RUSSIA

Victor Karandashev, Leningrad State University, Russia, Grand Valley State University, USA

UK PSYCHOLOGY ACADEMICS: THE NEXT GENERATION

Caprice Lantz, University of York, York, England

PROBLEM-BASED MENTORING FOR NEW FACULTY MEMBERS

Robert W. Hendersen, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, USA


Blue Conference Room

Symposium 3. Internationalizing the History of Psychology

Organizers & Co-Chairs: Adrian C. Brock, University College Dublin, Ireland & Uwe Gielen, St. Francis College, USA

TWO MODELS FOR THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY

Adrian C. Brock, University College Dublin, Ireland

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY IN CHINESE CONTEXTS: SOME HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL CONSIDERATIONS

Geoffrey H. Blowers, University of Hong Kong

THE ORIGINS AND MAIN FEATURES OF THE SAINT PETERSBURG PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENTIFIC SCHOOL

Natalya A. Loginova, St. Petersburg University, Russia

ARAB PSYCHOLOGY IN GLOBAL CONTEXT

Uwe P. Gielen & Ramadan A. Ahmed St. Francis College, New York & University of Kuwait


3:50-4:10 pm

Coffee/Tea break


4:10-6:00pm

Three concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Symposium 4. "Culture" in Introductory Psychology Texts: A 20-year Follow-up

Convener and chair: Walter J. Lonner, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA

"CULTURAL" CONTENT IN INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY TEXTS: A1988-2008 CONTRAST

Walter J. Lonner, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington Elke Murdock, Luxemburg, Luxemburg

"CULTURE" IN INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY TEXTS: THE GERMAN EXAMPLE

Pradeep Chakkarath, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

THE TREATMENT OF CULTURE IN AMERICAN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY TEXTBOOKS

John Adamopoulos and Christine M. Smith, Grand Valley State University, USA


White Conference Room

Symposium 5. Internationalizing the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum: Lessons Learned and New Opportunities

Convener and Chair: Kenneth Elliott, University of Maine, Augusta, USA

LESSONS LEARNED: ADAPTING INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY

Mercedes McCormick, Pace University, New York, USA

A REVIEW OF HISTORICAL AND CURRENT ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVES

Michael Stevens PhD, DHC, Illinois State University, Normal, USA

INTERPENETRATION OF PSYCHOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE INTO PEDAGOGICAL EDUCATION OF RUSSIA AND USA

Valery L. Sitnikov, Natalia V. Parnyuk, Maria L. Karagacheva, St. Petersburg University, Russia

ITALIAN UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONALIZATION OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM

Anna Laura Comunian, Padua University, Italy

EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR PSYCHOLOGY LEARNING AND TEACHING

Doris Vasconcellos, University of Paris, France

WEB 2.0 AND SOCIAL NETWORKING: STUDENT COLLABORATION AS A MEANS OF INTERNATIONALIZING THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM.

Kenneth Elliott, University of Maine, Augusta, USA


Blue Conference Room

Symposium 6. Student Engagement: Opportunities, Techniques and Consequences

Convener - Richard L. Miller, Moderator, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, USA

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT: CONSIDERING THE TRANSITION

Sue Purnell, University of Liverpool, UK

PROMOTING STUDENT ENGAGMENT IN THE CLASSROOM

Richard L. Miller & Martin Demoret, University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA

USING THE NATIONAL SURVEY OF STUDENT ENGAGEMENT TO ASSESS EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Jeanne Butler, University of Nebraska at Kearney, USA

ALIENATION: THE OTHER SIDE OF ENGAGEMENT

Sarah Mann, University of Glasgow, UK

6:00-7:00pm

Social program - Boat-ride along the rivers and channels of St.-Petersburg

7:00-9:00pm

Conference dinner



Tuesday, July 15

9:00-10:50am

Three concurrent sessions

Hall

Poster session - 1

THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN PSYCHOLOGY LEARNING AND TEACHING IN THE UK

Annie Trapp, Marina Crowe, Tom Simpson, Higher Education Academy Psychology Network, University of York, UK

THE KNOWLEDGE LOOP, A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR ACADEMIC TEACHING

Elfriede M. Ederer-Fick, Anita Giener, Helga Kittl-Satran & Brigitte Schachner Institute of Education, University of Graz, Graz, Austria

COGNITIVE STYLE IN EFFECTIVE TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Nicholas F. Skinner, King's University College at The University of Western Ontario, Canada

A MOSLEM - ORIENTED APPROACH FOR TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY

Kusdwiratri Setiono & Nitya Wismaningsih Sudradjat, Faculty of Psychology, University of Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia

CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY AND CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY: ARE THERE CURRICULAR DIFFERENCES?

Ludmila Praslova, Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa, USA

AN ONLINE MODULE TO ENHANCE STUDENTS' USE OF RESEARCH RESOURCES

Janet Morahan-Martin, Colleen Anderson, Eunwook Park, Bryant University, Smithfield, USA

GROUP WORK TRAINING AND IMPROVED DECISION-MAKING: PILOT STUDY IN JAPAN

Ayumi MASUCHI, Hokkai Gakuen University, Sapporo, Japan

PREDICTING SUCCESS AT UK UNIVERSITIES; THE ROLE OF CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Frances A. Maratos, University of Derby, Derby, UK

FORMALIZING THE VOCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY MAJORS THROUGH INNOVATIVE COURSEWORK

Anthi Loutsiou-Ladd & Georgia Panayiotou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

LIFELONG EDUCATION IN PSYCHOLOGY AT PARIS DESCARTES UNIVERSITY

Christine Lapoujade, University Paris Descartes, France

FINAL QUALIFICATION PAPER IN PROJECT'S FORM

Larissa A. Tsvetkova & Leonid V. Kulikov, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

ACTION RESEARCH ON "ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING" IN UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMMES.

Sara King, Delia Wakelin, Julie Seed, Anita Navin, Vicki Oley, Tom Heffernan, Lynn McInnes, Melanie Mitchell, Colin Hamilton, Greta Defeyter, School of Psychology & Sports Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England


Glass Conference Room

Symposium 7.
Teaching Psychology in South Africa

Convener - Saths Cooper, Psychological Society of South Africa, Johannesburg

AN OVERVIEW OF PSYCHOLOGY IN SOUTH AFRICA

Saths Cooper, Psychological Society of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa

THE ROLE OF TELEHEALTH IN EDUCATION

Basil Pillay, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa

CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TRAINING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE SOUTH AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

Ann Watts, University of Zululand & University of KwaZulu/Natal, Durban, South Africa

ATTENDANCE IN SOUTH AFRICAN PSYCHOLOGY LECTURES: WHY DO STUDENTS SKIP LECTURES?

Andrew Thatcher, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Gillian Haiden-Mooney, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa


White Conference Room

Paper Session 4. Using Technology to Teach Psychology

(15 minute paper presentations)

E-LEARNING PSYCHOLOGY: PROFILES OF SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS USING SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING TOOLS TO COMPLEMENT TRADITIONAL LECTURES

Lorenzo Vigentini, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT ASSESSMENT OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY ESSAYS

Kevin J. Payne, Andrew T. Johnson, & Brian J. Cowley, Park University, Parkville, USA

COLLABORATIVE GROUP PODCASTS IN PSYCHOLOGY: REFLECTIONS AND REACTIONS FROM STUDENTS

Hannah Barton, Philip Penny, Mark Riordan, Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dublin, Ireland

USE OF AUDIENCE RESPONSE TECHNOLOGY IN INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY

Susan L. O'Donnell; George Fox University, Newberg, OR, USA

EYE CAN SEE YOU: INCREASING STUDENTS' ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

Chris Pawson, School of Psychology, University of East London, London, UK

TEACH RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND STATISTICS WITH BEAUTY

Mohammad Reza Keyhani School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Iran Medical Sciences University, Tehran, Iran

10:50-11:10am

Coffee/Tea break

11:10am-1:00pm

Three concurrent sessions


Glass Conference Room

Paper Session 5. Introductory and General Psychology

(15 minute paper presentations)

PROBLEMS IN TEACHING GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY BASICS

Kornienko A.F., Tatar State University of Humanities and Education, Kazan, Russia

SERVICE LEARNING IN HONORS INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY

Teresa K. King, Bridgewater State College, MA, USA

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: SECOND-YEAR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' VIEWS ABOUT THEIR PSYCHOLOGY COURSE

Martin Rowley & James Hartley, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
Derek Larkin, Edge Hill University, Liverpool, UK

CONTRASTING STUDENT AND INSTRUCTOR VIEWS OF PSYCHOLOGY

Jeffrey D. Holmes, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York, USA

FACTORS INFLUENCING STATISTICS ANXIETY IN UK PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS

Donncha Hanna, School of Psychology, Queens University Belfast, Belfast, N. Ireland

INTERNATIONAL STUDY OF STATISTICAL ANXIETY

Kai Ruggeri, Queen's University, Belfast, UK,
Carmen Diaz, Universidad de Huelva, Huelva, Spain,
Karl Kelley, North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, USA,
Ilona Papousek, Karl-Franzen's-Universität, Graz, Austria


White Conference Room

Paper Session 6. Psychology Curriculum Innovations

(15 minute paper presentations)

TEACHING ORGANISATIONAL WELLNESS: A POSITIVE LEARNING FORMAT

Freddie Crous, Department of Human Resource Management, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

SITUATING INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: THE INFLUENCE OF CONTEXT

Christian Louis Van Tonder, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

EMBEDDING EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS WITHIN THE PSYCHOLOGY CURRICULUM

Isabella McMurray, Pat Roberts, University of Bedfordshire, Luton, England

DEVELOPING WORK-INTEGRATED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS

Julie Hansen, Greg Thorne, Shari Walsh, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Australia

GLOBALIZING THE CURRICULUM: A CASE STUDY

Mary L. Meiners, San Diego Miramar College, CA, USA

THE CULTURAL DIMENSION IN TEACHING ABOUT FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY.

Sergei Tsytsarev, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, USA


Blue Conference Room

Paper Session 7. Teaching Clinical, Health, and Sport Psychology

(15 minute paper presentations)

CREATING GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS IN STUDENTS: A PRELIMINARY STUDY

Gail Pereira Do Carmo, Laura Sciacca, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

DIAGNOSIS WITHOUT A CLIENT: THE CHALLENGE OF UNDERGRADUATE CLIENT-BASED LEARNING

Erin O'Connor & Karen Sullivan, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

TEACHING CLINICAL OBSERVATION AND DIAGNOSIC INTERVIEW

Anne Andronikof, Laboratoire IPSé, Université Paris 10, France

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING OF PSYCHOLOGISTS: TRANSATLANTIC DIFFERENCES AND TRAINING IN CYPRUS

Anthi Loutsiou-Ladd & Georgia Panayiotou, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

PROFESSIONAL COACH TRAINING: EVALUATION RESEARCH BEYOND PARTICIPANTS' SELF-REPORTS

Heidi Möller & Arthur Drexler, University of Innsbruck, Institute of communication in the professional field and psychotherapy, Innsbruck, Austria

ULUAKEA - HAWAIIAN PLACE-BASED EDUCATIONAL TEACHING OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Harald Barkhoff & Taupouri Tangaro, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Hilo, Hawai'i, USA

1:00-2:00pm

Lunch time

2:00-7:00pm

Social program - Peterhof Tour



Wednesday, July 16

9:00-10:50am

Four concurrent sessions


Hall

Poster session - 2

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY TO STUDENTS WITH EXTENDED MATHEMATICAL OR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION TRAINING

T.V. Tulupyeva, North-West Academy of Public Administration,
A.L. Tulupyev, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

EXPERIENCE WITH A STUDENT'S WORKBOOK ON PERSONALITY

Tatyana Kulikova, Tula State Leo Tolstoy Pedagogical University, Tula, Russia

THEME OF "FEELING" AS A SECTION OF THE COURSE ON ┬źPERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY┬╗

Leonid V. Kulikov, Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia

A PROGRAM OF MENTAL-HEALTH-EDUCATION IN CHINESE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Fuxi Fang, Ge Fang, Institute of Psychology Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

REPRESENTATION OF EFFECTIVE UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AMONG STUDENTS AND INSTRUCTORS

Elena Solovyeva, University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, St. Petersburg, Russia

RECOGNIZING AND ENCOURAGING EXCELLENT ACADEMIC WORK BY PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS

John M. Davis, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas, USA, & Virginia Andreoli Mathie, Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

WIDENING ACCESS TO PSYCHOLOGY: EVALUATING AN EXTENDED DEGREE PROGRAMME

Joy Coogan and Chris Pawson, University of East London, UK

USING COMPUTERIZED ADAPTATIVE TESTS TO ASSESS KNOWLEDGE

Isabel Cañadas Osinski, Sonia Tirado González, Rebeca Bautista Ortuño, Universidad Miguel Hernández, Alicante, Spain

TEACHING THE HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY THROUGH GUIDED TRAVEL

Brett L. Beck, Bloomsburg University, USA

PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGY OF THE DIRECTED REFLECTION IN TEACHING PRACTICE

Tatyana Barysheva, Murmansk State Pedagogical University, Murmansk, Russia

THE IMPACT OF LABORATORY PRACTICE IN PSYCHOLOGY EDUCATION IN TECHNICAL UNIVERSITIES

Veronika A. Artemyeva Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Russia.
German M.Tovbin Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University, Russia


Glass Conference Room

Paper Session 8. Teaching, Testing and Assessment

(15 minute paper presentations)

AGE, ETHNIC GROUP, APPROACHES TO LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT OUTCOMES

Anne Ridley, London South Bank University, London, United Kingdom

GENERATING EXAM QUESTIONS: DOES IT IMPROVE STUDENTS' EXAM PERFORMANCE?

Carmen Lebherz, Ulf-Dietrich Reips, Klaus Jonas, University of Zurich, Switzerland

SEMIOTIC SCALE FOR INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY KNOWLEDGE

Victor Karandashev, Leningrad State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, Grand Valley State University, USA

TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT IN PSYCHOLOGY: THE EXPERIENCE OF NEURODIVERSE STUDENTS

Delia Wakelin, Colin Hamilton, Sara King Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

E-LEARNING PERSONALIZATION BY STUDENT'S PSYCHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Dragica Jovanovic, Railway College, Belgrade, Slobodan Ristic, Faculty for Organizational Science, Belgrade, Malisa Zizovic, Technical Faculty, Cacak, Serbia

PRACTICE-FOCUSED TEACHING OF FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

Natalia Romanova, Saratov State University, Russia


Blue Conference Room

Paper Session 9. New Topics and Approaches in the Teaching of Psychology

(15 minute paper presentations)

GENDER AND SEXUALITY: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH

Doris Vasconcellos, Universite Descartes - Paris 5, France

TEACHING ABOUT ETHICAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY

Anne Andronikof, Laboratoire IPSé, Université Paris 10, France
Marie-Claude Mietkewitcz, Université Nancy2, France

TEACHING GARDNER'S MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES THEORY AS A TOOL FOR DIFFERENTIATION

Maura Sellars, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

CREATING AN UNDERGRADUATE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY DEGREE PROGRAM.

Andrew T. Johnson, Kevin J. Payne, & Brian J. Cowley, Park University, Parkville, USA

USING ART TO CONNECT TO PSYCHOLOGY: A STAGED-RESEARCH PROJECT

Nurper Gökhan, LaGuardia Community College/The City University of New York, USA


White Conference Room

9:00-9:50am

Participant Idea Exchange - Session 1

ISSUES IN THE TEACHING OF PSYCHOLOGY IN UNIVERSITY OF ADO-EKITI, NIGERIA

B.O. Omolayo, Department of Psychology, University of Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State, Nigeria

TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY IN EUROPE: A NETWORK FOR QUALITY ENHANCEMENT

Joerg Zumbach, Austria, Ne Ales, Czech Republic, Doris Vasconcellos, France, Maria Pereira-Fradin, France, Abdul Mohammed, Sweden, Hans Reijnierse, The Netherlands, Annie Trapp, UK, Dominic Upton, UK, Peter Reddy, UK, Doug Bernstein, US

USING WRITING ASSIGNMENTS AND FOLLOW-UP DISCUSSIONS IN TEACHING CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY.

Ludmila Praslova & Travis John Wood, Vanguard University of Southern California, Costa Mesa, USA

POST SECONDARY EDUCATION IS A REALITY! WHERE TO START?

Brian J. Cowley, Dennis D. Kerkman, Ed L. Hight, Andrew T. Johnson, & Kevin J. Payne Park University, Parkville, USA

WHY PSYCHOLOGY? CLARIFYING THE EXPECTATIONS OF FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS

Erin O'Connor & Julie Hansen, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia


White Conference Room

10:00-10:50am

Participant Idea Exchange - Session 2

PROCRASTINATION AMONG STUDENTS IN AUSTRIA AND ITS PREVENTION IN ACADEMIC TEACHING

Elfriede Ederer1, Birgit Aschemann2, Cecilia A. Essau3 & Jean O'Callaghan3
1 University of Graz, Department of Education, Graz, Austria
2 University of Graz, Department of Education, Graz, Austria; University of Applied Sciences Joanneum, Graz, Austria;
3 School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, UK

TRANSITIONING FROM CLASSROOM TO FULLY ONLINE

Mary L. Meiners, San Diego Miramar College, CA, USA

TRAINING TEACHING ASSISTANTS (TAs) FOR TEACHING ON-LINE AND IN-PERSON PSYCHOLOGY COURSES

Sherri McCarthy, Bennett Edgerly (TA) and Francisco Vasquez, Northern Arizona University, Yuma, Arizona USA

USE OF MYSPACE AND FACEBOOK TO ENHANCE CROSS-CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING

Susan L. O'Donnell, George Fox University, Newberg, OR, USA

PSYCHOLOGY OF SELF-INJURIOUS BEHAVIOUR

Polskaya N. A., Pedagogical Institute of Saratov State University, Russia

10:50-11:10am

Coffee/Tea break

11:10am-1:00pm

Closing Session: Education and Training of International Psychologists

CERTIFICATION OF PSYCHOLOGISTS IN EUROPE: IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHING PSYCHOLOGY

Ype H. Poortinga (Emeritus), Tilburg University, Netherlands & University of Leuven, Belgium

DEVELOPING AN INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PROFESSIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: PROPOSALS, PROGRESS AND PITFALLS

Sherri McCarthy, NAU, Yuma; Claudio Hutz, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

CLOSING COMMENTS

Victor Karandashev, Leningrad State University, Russia, and Grand Valley State University, USA

2:00-7:00pm

Social program - Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) + Ekaterininsky palace (with Amber room)

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