26th Annual APS-STP Teaching Institute

The APS-STP Teaching Institute is a pre-conference Teaching Institute sponsored by the Association for Psychological Science and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

This pre-conference program offers informative talks and practical advice from experts on the teaching of psychological science as well as poster presentations centered on this theme. The Teaching Institute starts on Wednesday, May 22 with an evening workshop, and will continue all day on Thursday, May 23. 

Please note that separate registration is required.

Wednesday, May 22


Making Writing Meaningful in the Psych Classroom
Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Xavier University of Louisiana
Jason S. Todd, Xavier University of Louisiana

Thursday, May 23

Opening Plenary

A Walk on the Dark Side: Administrative Perspectives on Quality Teaching
Betsy Morgan, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Distinguished Lecturer

Disparity, Divisiveness, and Democracy: Teaching Social Justice in Contentious Political Times
Tania Israel, University of California, Santa Barbara

Closing Plenary

Teaching Fast and Slow: Deliberate Means to Foster Student Reflection and Engagement
Neil Lutsky, Carleton College

Concurrent Sessions

From Start to Finish: Integrating Skill Development Into Your Courses
Natalie CiaroccoMonmouth University

Nazis, Superheroes, and Magic: Teaching With Case Studies and Pop Culture
Wind Goodfriend, Buena Vista University

The Metaphors We Teach By: Molding, Growing, Training, and Guiding Our Students
Bridgette Martin Hard, Duke University

A Very Crowdsourced Presentation About Teaching Statistics
Jessica Hartnett, Gannon University

It Always Takes Longer Than You Expect: Lessons from the Psychology of Time
Dave Kreiner, University of Central Missouri

What YouTube Has Taught Me About Teaching Psychology
Ali Mattu, Columbia University

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