A collection of monthly essays
originally published on the
PsychTeacher™ Electronic Discussion List
Suzanne C. Baker
James Madison University
Jeffrey D. Holmes
Jeffrey R. Stowell
Eastern Illinois University
Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Table of Contents
1. Micro-Activities in the Classroom: When Good Teaching Comes in Small Packages (p. 3)
Amy J. Marin, Phoenix College
2. Course Evaluation for Fun and Profit: Student Management Teams (p. 8)
Mitchell M. Handelsman, University of Colorado Denver
3. Meet the Faculty: Encouraging Undergraduate Participation in Departmental Research (p. 12)
Kristin A. Ritchey, Ball State University
4. More than Just Stepping Away from the Podium: A Jigsaw Classroom (p. 15)
Michael A. Clump, Rockhurst University
5. Scientific Literacy as a Goal for Undergraduate Education in Psychology (p. 20)
Daniel P. Corts, Augustana College
6. Need Help with Program Assessment? Ask Your Students! (p. 23)
Deb Briihl and Jessica Edenfield, Valdosta State University
7. Faculty Writing Lockdowns (p. 26)
Krisztina V. Jakobsen and Matthew R. Lee, James Madison University
8. Bolstering Student Response Rates for Online Evaluation of Faculty (p. 30)
Patricia K. Prunty, Mount Olive College
9. Honor Systems: How Do They Impact Pedagogy? (p. 34)
Beth M. Schwartz and Holly E. Tatum, Randolph College
About the authors (p. 38)
About the editors (p. 41)
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