Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching:
This book is STP's fourth Web publication and represents the compilation of the twelve E-xcellence in Teaching essays (include two with extended commentaries and reply) which appeared on the PsychTeacher™ electronic discussion list between January and December, 2003.
Bill Buskist (Auburn University)
Vincent Hevern (Le Moyne College)
Bryan K. Saville (Stephen F. Austin State University)
Tracy Zinn (Stephen F. Austin State University)
1. The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative Support
and Development of Faculty Teaching (January 2003)
Valerie Whittlesey, Kennesaw State University
|2. Looking Back: Perspectives on a Graduate Seminar in the Teaching of Psychology (February 2003)
Andrew N. Christopher, Albion College
|3. Universities, Psychology Departments, and the Treatment of Graduate Students (March 2003)
William Douglas Woody, University of Northern Colorado
|4. Thinking About Positive Psychology (April 2003)
Randy Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, Nebraska
Amy C. Fineburg, Homewood High School, Birmingham, Alabama
|5. Teaching Psychology at the Community College (May 2003)
Jerry Rudmann, Irvine Valley College
|6. The Never Ending Story: Renewing One's Teaching and Professional Life (June 2003)
Bill Hill, Kennesaw State University
|7. Writing a Philosophy of Teaching (July 2003)
James H. Korn, Saint Louis University
8. The Case for Requiring a "Careers" Course for Psychology Majors (August 2003)
Margaret A. Lloyd, Georgia Southern University
|9. A Parting Shot: Who was Richter H. Moore, Jr.? (September 2003)
William Buskist, Auburn University
|10. Involving Undergraduates in Individual Research Activities:
A Classroom Without Walls (October 2003)
Pamela E. Scott-Johnson and Earl D. Walker, Morgan State University
|11. Enhanced Feedback Using Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (November 2003)
Joseph J. Pear, University of Manitoba
|12. Walking the Fine Line: The Opposing Forces of Professional and
Personal Relationships (December 2003)
Jeff Norby, Hudson High School, Hudson, Wisconsin
|Biographical Notes on Individual Contributors and Editors|
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We dedicated Volume I to Jane Halonen (University of West Florida) for the role she played in helping establish E-xcellence in Teaching. We dedicated Volume II to Randy Smith (Kennesaw State University), for his consistent and unwavering championing of the scholarship of teaching in his role as editor of STP's journal, Teaching of Psychology. As the outgoing editor of E-xcellence in Teaching, Bill Buskist wishes to dedicate Volume III to Bill Hill and Vinny Hevern, both of whom have played and continue to play pivotal roles in the creation, development, and continued success of E-xcellence in Teaching.
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