Please mark your calendar for the upcoming Conference for Teaching Writing in Psychology which will take place locally on March 31, 2017 (Friday) at the Greenspring campus of Stevenson University. This completely FREE one-day conference aims to provide an opportunity for Psychology instructors in the Baltimore area to network, learn, and exchange ideas about the best practices related to the teaching of writing in Psychology.
This event is co-sponsored by the Society for the Teaching for Psychology (APA Division 2) as well as Stevenson University. Dr. Bernard Beins, Professor of Psychology at Ithaca College, is our keynote speaker. Dr. Beins has authored or co-edited over 30 books and teaching manuals on topics such as teaching writing in Psychology and research methods. His latest work includes a book on scientific literacy and critical thinking. The topics that we will cover during this conference include (but are not limited to) teaching writing in research methods and statistics, effective grading, using creative assignments, teaching grammar and mechanics, etc. Please visit our website for more information about this conference.
8:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00-10:15 Keynote Address by Dr. Beins
10:30-11:45 Breakout Session
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Networking *Free Lunch Provided*
1:00-2:15 Workshop: Teaching Writing in Research Methods and Statistics
2:30-3:30 Open Forum and Closing
Although this event is free, we would ask you to register so that we can get an accurate head count. Please feel free to email one of us if you have questions about this conference. We look forward to seeing you there.