Psi Beta At APA In Hawaii (July 31 to August 4th, 2013)

Psi Beta again has excellent programs scheduled for the annual American Psychological Association (APA) conference. Some programs are in partnership with Psychology Teachers at the Community College (PT@CC) and Teachers of Psychology at the Secondary Schools (TOPSS). See the details below.  See you in Hawaii!!!

Distinguished LectureDr. Philip G. Zimbardo: How to Design a New Hero for Everyday Wear Thursday, August 1st, 10:00 AM to 11:50 AM in Convention Center Room 311.

Teaching and Learning Excellence Symposium (Part I) – Friday, August 2nd, 1:00 PM to 1:50 PM in Convention Center Room 318A. Presenters and topics:

Clint Wilkins & Bryan Dickerson – Overview of the Heroic Imagination Project
Kristin K. Gunderson – Student led demonstration of the Heroic Imagination Project
Kathleen Hughes de Sousa – An exemplary service-learning project at Pasco-Hernando Community College

Poster Session – Saturday, August 3rd, 9:00 AM to 9:50 AM in Convention Center Exhibit Hall. Psi Beta invites Psi Beta students, and high school students and teachers to participate. Also, PT@CC students and faculty are invited to participate. May 30th is the poster application deadline. Click Here to submit an application to present. If the link doesn’t work, copy and paste this URL into your browser window: https://survey.socccd.edu/survey/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=763M9pl

Psi Beta is Partnering with TOPSS (Teachers of Psychology at the Secondary Schools) for the following event at APA:

TOPSS / Psi Beta Teaching and Learning Symposium (Part II) – Saturday, August 3, 12:00 – 12:50 PM, Convention Center Room 321A. Presenters and topics:

Kris Leppien-Christensen – Psi Beta’s version of the Heroic Imagination Project
Jann Longman – How TOPSS is participating in the Heroic Imagination Project
Clint Wilkins and Bryan Dickerson – Nuts and bolts of having your students participate in the Heroic Imagination Project


PT@CC (Psychology Teachers at the Community College) Programs

The Diane Halpern Lecture – Friday, August 2, 10:00 – 10:50 AM, Convention Center Room 308B: Jean W. Twenge – Teaching generation me: Entitlement and other challenges

PT@CC / Psi Beta Symposium – Promoting Undergraduate Research at the Community College – Friday, August 2, 11:00 – 11:50 AM, Convention Center Room 307B:
Kathryn Clancy – Creating Opportunities for undergraduate research and participation at regional conferences: One community college’s story
Jennifer L. O’Loughlin-Brooks – Facilitating a successful undergraduate research program in psychology at the two-year college
Katherine Wickes – The annual Psi Beta National Research Project: Providing research experiences for America’s college students

PT@CC Symposium on Special Challenges for Veterans in the Classroom, Saturday, August 3, 1:00 – 1:50 PM, Convention Center Room 321B:

Eugene Gourley, III – The post-deployment student: Transitioning from the war zone to the community college

Psi Beta / PT@CC Awards Ceremony and Reception – Saturday, August 3, 5:00 – 6:50 PM, Hilton Hawaii Village Beach Resort, Lolani Suites I, II, III.

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