PT@CC Committee Sessions at the APA Convention

Friday, August 3, 2012

12:00 – 12: 50 PM

Convention Center Room W304D

 

PT@CC Invited Address: The Diane Halpern Lecture

Chair:  Ladonna Lewis, PhD, Glendale Community College

Presenter:

Elizabeth Yost Hammer, PhD, Xavier University

Meta-studying: Teaching Metacognitive Strategies to Enhance Student Success

 

Friday, August 3, 2012

1:00 – 1:50 PM

Convention Center Room W304E

 

PT@CC Symposium:  Contemporary Issues on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns

Chair:  Craig Cowden, PhD, Tacoma Community College

Presenters:

Ladonna Lewis, PhD, Glendale Community College Creating Inclusive Environments for LGBTQ Faculty, Staff, and Students: Safe Space at a Two Year College

 

Michael Mobley, PhD, Rutgers University Sociocultural and Ecological Issues Experienced among Racial and Ethnic LGBTQ Youth/Students

 

Friday, August 3, 2012

2:00 – 3:50 PM

Convention Center Room W304A

 

PT@CC Symposium:   A Focus on Introductory Psychology: Models, Formats, Learning Outcomes, and Assessment

Chairs:  Regan A. R. Gurung, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, and Sue Frantz, MA, Highline Community College

 

Co-sponsored by the APA Board of Educational Affairs and the APA Committee of Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges; co-listed by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2)

 

What Do We Know About Teaching Introductory Psychology?

Participant: Regan A. R. Gurung, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

 

Learning Outcomes in Introductory Psychology: A National Survey

Participants: Carrie Brown, Agnes Scott College Ursula Sanborn, Saint Louis University Erin Solomon, Saint Louis University Rachel Tennial, Saint Louis University

 

The Content of Introductory Psychology: Variations on a Theme

Participants: Jana Hackathorn, Murray State University, Amy Garczynski, Saint Louis University, Natalie Homa, Saint Louis University

 

Implementation of a Statewide Strategy for Supporting General Psychology: Barriers, Catalysts, & Lessons Learned

Participants: Scott Bates, PhD, Utah State University

Co-authors: Eric Amsel, Weber State University, Grant Corser, Southern Utah University, Lauren Fowler, Weber State University, Karen Kwan, Salt Lake Community College, Nicolas Marsing, Snow College, Kristin Whitlock, Viewmont High School

 

Epic Fail!  If We’re Teaching, Why aren’t they learning?  Applying the Learning-Centered Approach to Enhance Achievement of Learning Outcomes in the Introduction to Psychology Course

Presenter: Christy Price, PhD, Dalton State University

 

Challenges to Meaningful Assessment: Intro Psych and APA Undergraduate Guidelines

Presenter: R. Eric Landrum, PhD, Boise State University

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

2:00 – 2:50 PM

Convention Center Room W304E

 

PT@CC/Psi Beta Symposium: The Community College Experience

Chair: Lillian McMaster, PhD, PT@CC Chair

 

Amy Marin, PhD, Phoenix College, Meeting Challenges with Innovation:  How Community College Instructors are Transforming the Psychology Classroom

 

Kathleen Hughes De Sousa, PhD, Pasco-Hernando Community College, FL

Teaching the Community: The Rewards and Challenges Faced by Psychology Professors at Community Colleges

 

Melanie Lantz, University at Albany, Community College Student Experiences

 

Discussant: Melanie Arpaio, MA, Sussex County Community College

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

3:00 – 3: 50 PM

Convention Center Room W304A

 

Symposium:  Special Challenges Facing College Students: First Generation Status and Poverty

Co-chairs: Salvador Macias, PhD, University of South Carolina at Sumter and Avis Donna Alexander, PhD, Rappahannock Community College

Presenters:

Cynthia Hudley, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara.  Is history destiny?  High school experiences and college adjustments for first generation college students.

 

Linda Petroff, PhD, Central Community College. Poverty among first generation college students

 

Discussant: Melba J. Vasquez, PhD, Vasquez & Associates Mental Health Services, Austin, Texas

 

 

Saturday, August 4, 2012

5:00 – 6: 50 PM

Peabody Orlando Hotel

Celebration Room 11

 

PT@CC and Psi Beta Awards Ceremony and Reception

 

PT@CC co-chairs:

Lillian McMaster, PhD, PT@CC Committee Chair, and Kathryn Clancy, MA, PT@CC Committee Member

 

Psi Beta co-chairs:

Robin Musselman, EdD, Psi Beta National President, and Kris Leppien-Christensen, PhD, Psi Beta National President-e

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