APS Teaching Fund Grant Report

Redesigning and Enhancing the ‘Jigsaw Classroom’ Website

This project was supported by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, which invites applications for nonrenewable grants of up to $5,000 to launch new, educational projects in psychological science. Proposals are due October 1 and March 1. The “jigsaw classroom” is a cooperative learning technique More

Disseminating International Resources on the Teaching of Psychological Science

This event was supported by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, which invites applications for nonrenewable grants of up to $5,000 to launch new, educational projects in psychological science. Proposals are due October 1 and March 1. Support for excellence in the teaching of psychology More

First Latin American Congress for the Advancement of Psychological Science

This event was supported by the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science, which invites applications for nonrenewable grants of up to $5,000 to launch new, educational projects in psychological science. Proposals are due October 1 and March 1. At a first-of-its-kind meeting, scientists based in Latin More

Developing Interactive Tools for Teaching Statistics to Psychology Students

Of the many types of new technological tools available for teaching statistics, which ones will actually help students learn? Research suggests students will receive the greatest benefit only if the tools include structured interactions that encourage learning through discovery. The recently developed pencast and apps for iPhones and iPads are More