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Psi Beta Events at APA Conference this August!

Events Scheduled for the American Psychological Association Conference

August 4 – 7, 2011, Washington DC

The annual APA conference will be better than ever this year. This great psychology conference will feature outstanding speakers, lectures, symposia, posters, films, and exhibits. Community college psychology teachers and students will encounter a wealth of information on cutting edge theory and research in psychology, insight into career options in psychology, and abundant networking opportunities. Don’t miss this opportunity. Conference details are available from the APA website at http://apa.org/convention/index.aspx [1]. As always, Psi Beta is hosting some great events (see below).

Effective Teaching SymposiumFocus on Service Learning

  • Chair – Katherine Wickes, PhD, Blinn College
  • Discussant – Kris Leppien-Christensen, PhD, Saddleback College

Presenters and Topics:
When and Where: Saturday, August 6 from 10:00 AM to 11:50 AM in the Convention Center, Room 103B

  •  Judy Wilson, PhD, Palomar College – Development of Empathy as a Service-Learning Outcome
  • Jeana L. Magyar-Moe, PhD, MS, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point – Putting Positive Psychology Into Action via Service Learning
  • Fernando Ortiz, PhD, Santa Ana College – Reflection Activities for Service Learning in Psychology
  • Kathleen Hughes de Sousa, PhD, Pasco-Hernando Community College – Making Room for Service Learning: How Students Redesigned a Therapy Room and Recreation Room for Two Community Agencies.
    Distinguished Lecture
    When and Where
    : Saturday, August 6 from 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM in the Convention Center Room 140B.

    •  Scott O. Lilienfeld, Ph.D., Emory University will deliver the Ruth Hubbard Cousins Distinguished Lecture. His title: Public Skepticism of Psychology: Why So Many People See Our Field As Unscientific.
    • Chair – Sheri Chejlyk, PhD, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
       Psi Beta Poster Session – Student Research Posters and Professors’ Effective Teaching Strategies and Techniques
      When and Where: Saturday, August 6 from 3:00 PM to 3:50 PM in Convention Center Halls D and E in Washington, DC.Students and professors must apply to present though the Psi Beta website or through this web address: http://psibeta.org/site/call-for-posters [2].The poster registration deadline is June 30, 2011.  Please don’t delay – there will be spaces for only 40 posters!PT@CC / Psi Beta Awards and Social Hour
      When and Where
      : Saturday, August 6 from 4:00 PM to 5:50 PM. Location to be announced.
      Join community college teachers and students as they celebrate this year’s Psi Beta and PT@CC winners. Also, Psi Beta will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. Come by and meet Psi Beta’s lovely co-founder, Carol Tracy, who is our special guest!

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[1] http://apa.org/convention/index.aspx: http://apa.org/convention/index.aspx

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