Enhancing Student Engagement through Innovative Online Technologies
Have trouble engaging students in online classes? Want to know more about innovative online teaching techniques？ This webinar is supported by the Association for Psychological Sciences (APS) Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science to promote teaching technologies for online courses. These techniques may apply to both synchronous and asynchronous formats. These tools support a variety of learning methods for students.
MyVirtualChild is an interactive web-based simulation that allows you to raise a child from birth to age 18 and monitor the effects of your parenting decisions over time. This engaging website lets you apply the key concepts that you are learning in class. And just like in real life, certain unplanned events will be presented to you.
In psychological science, Bayesian inference is increasingly viewed as a statistical approach that may usefully supplement or even supplant traditional null-hypothesis significance testing. The Learn Bayes module that is integrated into the statistical software, JASP, explains the core ideas and principles of Bayesian inference.
Breaking the Prejudice Habit
This resource is dedicated to breaking the habit of prejudice and discrimination. The Awareness Harmony Acceptance Advocates believe in working together to overcome these social issues by spreading awareness of the problem, establishing harmony between groups, and promoting acceptance of differences.
Psych Online: Open Approaches
A series of instructor-facing videos aimed at promoting open pedagogical practices (OPP) in online psychological science classrooms. The videos are intended to introduce psychological science instructors to open pedagogy, as well as some empirically rooted ideas for implementing OPP in a virtual setting.
Health Psychology & COVID-19
After the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor David Sherman of UC Santa Barbara conducted a series of interviews with public health workers, policy scholars, and health psychology researchers to discuss their experience and research related to this global pandemic.