Thank you to the American Psychological Association (APA BEA grants) and
Mesa Community College for funding this event and thanks to Saddleback College for hosting this conference.



 



THIS EVENT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS THANKS TO ALL WHO ATTENDED!

SCTOP is an energizing conference that enables psychology instructors to share innovative teaching techniques, improve student success, gain valuable professional development, and network.

Please see the handouts from our 2013 meeting below and email awegenek@saddleback.edu or jrudmann@ivc.edu if you are interested in hosting this event next year!

Handouts:
Introduction to APA Learning Goals and Outcomes Version 2.0, Jerry Rudmann, PhD Irvine Valley College

The Academic's Toolbox: Essential Technology
Sue Frantz, Highline College, WA


List of Career Skills that Students Learn in Psychology Classes with action verbs to help them represent these skills on resumes and graduate school applications. Amira Wegenek, PhD Saddleback College

 

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FULL SCHEDULE 2013 HERE

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS:

“Self-regulation: Teaching Students About Their Greatest Inner Strength and How to Improve It”
C. Nathan DeWaal, PhD, University of Kentucky
Abstract: Research has shown that self-control is linked not only to student success but to individual, relational, and societal well-being.  This talk will demonstrate the interplay between self-control and personality, biological, and social processes.  Dr. DeWaal will provide useful teaching activities that challenge undergraduates to reconsider factors that contribute to their academic, personal, and relationship success.


The Academic’s Toolbox: Essential Technology
Sue Frantz, Highline Community College, Washington
Abstract: Which of these technologies are you using? LastPass (password manager); Cel.ly (text message your students); YouCanBook.Me (scheduling); Feedly (news manager); Akindi (Scantron alternative); OneNote (organize your life); IFTTT (automate your life); Shortmarks (quickie bookmarks); Socrative (student response system); PhraseExpress (text expander); and PrintFriendly (save paper, print only what you need from websites).