Oklahoma State University

6th Annual Conference

Friday, September 28, 2012

010 Willard Hall

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, Oklahoma

8:45 a.m.    Welcoming Remarks

Sissi Carroll, Dean of the College of Education, OSU

Bret Danilowicz, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, OSU

9:00 a.m.    Teaching Psychology for Successful Intelligence

                   Robert J. Sternberg, Provost, Oklahoma State University

9:45 a.m.    Q & A

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m.  “But professor, is psychology really a science?"

Addressing Students' Doubts about the Study of Human Nature

                   Scott Lilienfeld, Emory University

11:00 a.m. Q & A

11:15 a.m.  Lunch (included with registration) & Poster Viewing in Willard

Living Room

1:00 p.m.    Why Study Psychology? A Video-Based Answer For Introductory

Psychology Classes

Gary Grady, Connors State College

1:40 p.m.    How We Measure Myths Matters

                   Dennis Jowaisas and Kelly. M. Meredith, Oklahoma City University

2:00 p.m.    Using the Jigsaw Method to Introduce Student-Centered Learning into

a Large Lecture Class

Teresa K. DeBacker, Kristina Sanchez, and Robin Roberson

University of Oklahoma

2:30 p.m.    Q & A

2:45 p.m.    Break

3:00 p.m.    Creating a Safe Space When Moderating Classroom Discussions of

Controversial Topics

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

4:00 p.m.    Media Creation in the Classroom: From Papers to Documentaries and


                   Caleb Lack, University of Central Oklahoma

4:45 p.m.    Q & A

Poster Presentations

Location: Willard Living Room 1st Floor

Viewing Times: 11:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

(Presenters should be by their posters between 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)

1. Enhancing Students' Futures: A Professional Development Course for Undergraduates

Carrie Sanchez, Heather Coleman, and Sharon Roberts, Ph.D.,

Northeastern State University

2. Successful Grant-Writing

Alyssa Hendrex, Carrie Sanchez, and Sharon Roberts, Ph.D.,

Northeastern State University

3. Promoting growth and reflection: Integrating group activities in psychology and diversity courses

Thomas Westerling M.S. and Marisa Moore, M.S.

Oklahoma State University

4. Learning About Homosexuality: The Effects of Belief on Retention of Course Content

James Vaughn, Ph.D., Jennifer Byrd-Craven, Ph.D., & Shelia Kennison, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University

5. Resolved: The Association for Psychological Science’s 2012 Wikipedia Initiative Promotes Learning of Psychological Science in the Classroom.

Christopher T. Copeland, M.S,, M.A. and Elizabeth A. Albright, M.S.,

Oklahoma State University

6. Faculty and Student Collaborative Course Redesign: Professorial Pedagogical Ponderings

Todd R. Gomez, Ph.D., Northeastern State University

7. Changing attitudes toward mental illness: Is education enough?

Ali Calkins & Joanna Shadlow, Ph.D., The University of Tulsa

8. Out of the Mouths of Babes: Using the Child Language Data Exchange System (CHILDES) as an Instructional Tool in College Courses

Rachel H. Messer, M.S. and Shelia M. Kennison, Ph.D.

Oklahoma State University

9. Bringing it All Together: Techniques for Incorporating Diversity in the Psychology Classroom

Angela Andrade, M.S. , Oklahoma State University

10. The Use of Games to Facilitate Competence in White Privilege among Graduate Students

Steven Roring, Ph.D., East Central University

11. Teaching Art Therapy Techniques

Charlie Ann Osborn, Northwestern State University

12. 1 In 45: Future Mental Health Professionals And The Ex-Offender Population

Tom Westerling, M.S., and Julie Koch, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University