Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching: 2003 Volume 3

[EEIT 2003 Cover Page]

Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching:
2003

Volume 3

A collection of monthly essays
originally published on the
PsychTeacher â„¢ Electronic Discussion List

Edited by

William Buskist
Auburn University

Vincent W. Hevern
Le Moyne College

Bryan K. Saville *
Stephen F. Austin State University
& James Madison University

Tracy Zinn *
Stephen F. Austin State University
& James Madison University

Society for the Teaching of Psychology
2004

* Bryan Saville and Tracy Zinn were at Stephen F. Austin
State University when they edited Vol. 3. Both are now
at James Madison University.

Description

This book is STP's fourth Web publication and represents the compilation of the twelve E-xcellence in Teaching essays (include two with extended commentaries and reply) which appeared on the PsychTeacherâ„¢ electronic discussion list between January and December, 2003.

ISBN: 978-1-941804-03-2  

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Table of Contents

Chapter
Introduction
Bill Buskist (Auburn University)
Vincent Hevern (Le Moyne College)
Bryan K. Saville (Stephen F. Austin State University)
Tracy Zinn (Stephen F. Austin State University)
1. The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative Support
and Development of Faculty Teaching
(January 2003)
Valerie Whittlesey, Kennesaw State University

With Replies:

The Chair's Role in Hiring Good Teachers
Lewis Barker, Auburn University
The Role of the Chair: Enhancing College Teaching Through Selection,
Matching, and Replacement
Stephen H. Hobbs, Augusta State University
A Reaction to "The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative Support
and Development of Faculty Teaching"
Marcia J. Rossi, Tuskegee University
Maintaining an Environment Supportive of Quality Teaching: The Chair's Role
Ken Weaver, Emporia State University
A Reaction to "The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative
Support and Development of Faculty Teaching"
David J. Pittenger, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Comments on "The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative Support
and Development of Faculty Teaching"
W. Harold Moon, Augusta State University
Collaborative Research as Teaching
Stan Aeschleman, Appalachian State University
Risking Failure for the Sake of Good Teaching: Comments on
Whittlesey's "The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative Support
and Development of Faculty Teaching"
Robert W. Hendersen, Grand Valley State University
Challenges of Department Chairs
Tina Vazin, Alabama State University
The Role of the Chair in Providing Administrative Support and Development of
Faculty Teaching: Leadership At Its Best
Valerie Whittlesey, Kennesaw State University

2. Looking Back: Perspectives on a Graduate Seminar in the Teaching of Psychology (February 2003)
Andrew N. Christopher, Albion College
3. Universities, Psychology Departments, and the Treatment of Graduate Students (March 2003)
William Douglas Woody, University of Northern Colorado
4. Thinking About Positive Psychology (April 2003)
Randy Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, Nebraska
Amy C. Fineburg, Homewood High School, Birmingham, Alabama
5. Teaching Psychology at the Community College (May 2003)
Jerry Rudmann, Irvine Valley College
6. The Never Ending Story: Renewing One's Teaching and Professional Life (June 2003)
Bill Hill, Kennesaw State University
7. Writing a Philosophy of Teaching (July 2003)
James H. Korn, Saint Louis University
8. The Case for Requiring a "Careers" Course for Psychology Majors (August 2003)
Margaret A. Lloyd, Georgia Southern University

With Replies:

The Rationale for "Truth in Advertising" for Psychology Majors
R. Eric Landrum, Boise State University
Determining Career-Course Level and Why the Course Should be Required
Lauren F. V. Scharff, Stephen F. Austin State University
The Timing of a Careers Course in Psychology
Erin B. Rasmussen, College of Charleston
A Reply to Landrum, Scharff, and Rasmussen
Margaret A. Lloyd, Georgia State University

9. A Parting Shot: Who was Richter H. Moore, Jr.? (September 2003)
William Buskist, Auburn University
10. Involving Undergraduates in Individual Research Activities:
A Classroom Without Walls
(October 2003)
Pamela E. Scott-Johnson and Earl D. Walker, Morgan State University
11. Enhanced Feedback Using Computer-Aided Personalized System of Instruction (November 2003)
Joseph J. Pear, University of Manitoba
12. Walking the Fine Line: The Opposing Forces of Professional and
Personal Relationships
(December 2003)
Jeff Norby, Hudson High School, Hudson, Wisconsin
Biographical Notes on Individual Contributors and Editors

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Acknowledgment and Thanks

We dedicated Volume I to Jane Halonen (University of West Florida) for the role she played in helping establish E-xcellence in Teaching. We dedicated Volume II to Randy Smith (Kennesaw State University), for his consistent and unwavering championing of the scholarship of teaching in his role as editor of STP's journal, Teaching of Psychology. As the outgoing editor of E-xcellence in Teaching, Bill Buskist wishes to dedicate Volume III to Bill Hill and Vinny Hevern, both of whom have played and continue to play pivotal roles in the creation, development, and continued success of E-xcellence in Teaching.

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