Oklahoma State University

5th Annual Conference

Friday, September 23, 2011

010 Willard Hall

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, Oklahoma

8:45 a.m.    Welcoming Remarks

                   Provost Robert J. Sternberg, Oklahoma State University

9:00 a.m.    Learning To Do What Excellent Teachers Do:

Seven Tips for Improving Your Teaching

                   William Buskist, Auburn University

9:45 a.m.    Q & A

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m.  Envy Up, Scorn Down: How Comparison Divides Us

                   Susan Fiske, Princeton University

11:00 a.m. Q & A

11:15 a.m.  Lunch (included with registration) in Willard Living Room & Porch

Poster Viewing in Room 107

1:00 p.m.    Panel Discussion: What Do Our Students Need To Know That They Do Not Know? Have you found a way to teach students something of this type?


2:00 p.m.    Beyond Demonstrations: Psychological Science in the Classroom

David Thomas, Oklahoma State University

2:45 p.m.    Q & A

3:00 p.m.    Break

3:15 p.m.    Teaching Students How to Spend Statistical Money to Purchase Effective Behavioral Models: Degrees-of-Freedom and Goodness-of-Fit as the Foundation of Psychological Science

                   Joe Rodgers, University of Oklahoma

4:00 p.m.    Q & A

4:15 p.m.    Preparing Future Faculty in Psychology

                   Sue C. Jacobs & Shelia M. Kennison, Oklahoma State University

5:00 p.m.   Q & A

5:15 p.m.    Reception in Willard Living Room

                   Everyone Welcome

Light Appetizers Served with cash bar.

Poster Presentations

Willard Room 107

Presenters should be available at their posters between 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

  1. Service-Learning in Psychology Courses

Charla Hall, Ph.D., Cody Chapman, Ross Thomas,

Southeastern Oklahoma State University

  1. Enhanced Learning with Summer Psychology Research Internships

Melanie C. Page, Rachel Rice, & Michawn Shelton

Oklahoma State University

  1. Effectiveness of Team Based Learning in a Senior Level Psychology Course

Melanie C. Page, Rachel Rice, Michawn Shelton, Shelia M. Kennison, & Jennifer Byrd-Craven

Oklahoma State University

  1. Do Teacher’s Theories of Intelligence and Causal Attribution for Student Achievement Matter for Teacher Efficacy?

YoonJung Cho, Deborah Miller, Elana Grissom, Susan Mathew,

& Sungah Kim,

Oklahoma State University

  1. A review of literature on student evaluation of instruction: Validity hypothesis, instructor personality, and other biases

Kimberly Burdine, M.S., Oklahoma State University

  1. Synthesis of Jungian Typology and Holistic Education: A Four Quadrant Model

Misty R. Steele, Kamden K. Strunk, Stacey L. Bridges

Oklahoma State University


Applying Jungian Typology in Holistic Education as a Teaching Strategy in Higher Education

Kamden K. Strunk, Misty R. Steele, Stacey L. Bridges

Oklahoma State University

  1. Improving the Learning Environment through Interdisciplinary Collaboration: LibGuides

Hugh C. Crethar and Dan W. Chaney

Oklahoma State University

  1. Resilient Thinking Styles

Elisabeth Ponce-Garcia and Shelia M. Kennison

Oklahoma State University


Illustrating Brain Lateralization in a Naturalistic Observation of Cell-Phone Use

Shelia M. Kennison1 and J. Michael Bowers1,2

1Oklahoma State University and University of Maryland School of Medicine