In Episode 13 of Insights into Teaching Introductory Psychology, we provide examples you can use in class to help your students better understand the social psychology chapter.
2:00 - The greatest challenges in teaching the Social Psych chapter
5:04 - What do you want students to walk away with from this chapter
10:40 - Where in the semester do you teach Social Psychology
17:30 - expectations on what students will know leaving Intro Psych
22:40 - Starting Lecture in Social Psych
27:40 - Other Examples to help illustrate concepts in Social Psych
40:00 - How has your coverage of Social Psychology evolved over time?
In Episode 12 of Insights into Teaching Introductory Psychology, we discuss practical ways to help your students relate to the material while reaffirming the science behind human behavior.
2:40 – Goals when teaching the Motivation and Emotion Chapter
6:05 – Where in the Intro Psych course do you cover M&E?
8:35 – Cutting content…what do you have to leave out?
10:55 – Strategies for starting lecture in M&E
16:10 – All the feelings: Getting to Emotion
22:25 – Additional examples in M&E to make the content relatable
30:45 – Parting Thoughts
In this episode of the Insights into Psychology Podcast Series we are joined by 3 members of Psi Beta’s national council and we explore the possibilities that Psi Beta, or any honors society, can bring psychology students on your campus.
2:30 – Psi Beta and its Mission
6:50 – Scholarship, Psi Beta, and its alignment with APA Goals
12:40 – Leadership, Psi Beta, and its alignment with APA Goals
18:50 – Research, Psi Beta, and its alignment with APA Goals
26:50 – Community Service, Psi Beta, and its alignment with APA Goals
41:45 – Parting Thoughts
Kathleen Hughes Stellmach
In Episode 10 of the Insights into Teaching Psychology Podcast Series, Laura King (University of Columbia, Missouri) and Jenel Cavazos (University of Oklahoma) discuss practical ways of teaching biology throughout the Intro Psych curriculum.
1:55 – Where do we begin with Biology in Intro Psych?
6:55 – Making Biology more accessible to students
12:00 – Examples outside of the Bio chapter where we can talk about Biology
24:10 – Making it memorable by using Exceptionalities of Biology
32:40 – Being comfortable not being an expert
38:00 – Parting Thoughts
In Episode 9 we dive into the Replication Crisis and explore its effect on teaching Intro Psych, textbook and research authorship, and much more!
3:45 – Breaking down the replication crisis
12:05 – How science has responded
16:45 – Balancing the value of empirical research with the implications of the replication crisis
27:28 – In Textbooks: How McGraw-Hill authors are addressing the replication crisis
34:20 – In the Classroom: where does the replication crisis fit in an Intro Psych class?
48:30 – The legacy of the replication crisis
Instructors crave aha! moments. The feeling you get when you can see the imaginary light bulb over their head illuminate as the finally “get it”… It’s addicting, rewarding, and necessary. So are these instances predictable? Controllable? Creatable? Join us for episode 8 of the Insights Intro Teaching Psychology Podcast Series for more on aha! moments.
2:52 –The vastness of Psychology and getting class started on Day 1
6:45 – Aha moments in the brain and behavior chapter
12:30 – Aha moments in the research methods chapter
20:08 – Positive and Negative Punishment and Reinforcement
28:54 – Aha moments in Memory
37:44 – Piaget and Development w/ Aha Moments
48:05 – How do you help students see what Psychology’s do outside of counseling
52:01 – Parting thoughts
Camden CC & Rowan College
In Episode 7, we discuss essential topics and questions to consider when teaching the Disorders chapter.
2:49 – Goals for teaching the Disorders & Treatment chapter
6:05 – Tackling the volume of content across Disorders and Treatment
9:45 – Challenges instructors face teaching this chapter
18:25 – The ‘Myths of Mental Illness’ and where lectures start
24:37 – Adolescence and mental health
27:29 – The mental health side of the development chapter
28:46 – The Extremes of aging: From pushing the envelope to euthanasia
34:58 – Parting thoughts