An annual conference for teachers of psychology who wish to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden their teaching skills.
The TradeWinds Island Grand HotelSt. Pete Beach, Florida
Why you should plan to attend NITOP ‘16
Join psychology teachers from universities, two-year and four-year colleges, and high schools at NITOP 2016 to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden your teaching skills. Distinguished speakers from a wide variety of course content areas will guide you in learning innovative teaching techniques and course content updates at:
You are encouraged to share ideas with colleagues at informal networking sessions,
You will evaluate the newest psychology textbooks and discover fresh ways to use technology and instructional software to enhance your students’ learning
And much more. Mark your calendar! Register early!
The conference program includes four morning workshops on the first day, general and concurrent sessions, three poster sessions, three participant idea exchanges, book and software displays, and about 30 featured speakers, well-known for their excellence in teaching psychology. Plus the popular Teaching Slam and Demo Demo sessions during which multiple presenters will provide specific teaching tips and demonstrations which you will be able to use immediately in teaching your psychology classes.
The TradeWinds Island Grand is an 18-acre, family-friendly and environmentally-friendly beach resort, which offers an abundance of recreational activities both on and off the beach. The specially discounted rate for NITOP participants is $135 single or double (children free), if reservations are made by November 15, 2015 by calling 800-808-9833 (mention NITOP) or online at www.tradewindsresort.com/nitop. For more information on the hotel and recreational activities for families, visit www.tradewindsresort.com.
November 17, 2015: Registration for NITOP ’16 is now closed. If you wish to be placed on a waiting list pending the receipt of cancellations, send an email message to Joanne Fetzner (firstname.lastname@example.org). We understand if you are disappointed, but we want to make sure that overcrowding does not interfere with the experience of NITOP participants. We hope to see you at NITOP 2017.
For general information about NITOP, see the full brochure here, and for further details as they become available, contact Joanne Fetzner, National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, 27236 Edenfield Drive, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544, or by phone at 813-973-6969 or email at email@example.com.
At the January 2015 NITOP, two participant posters were presented with awards at the closing session on January 6, 2015. The Frank Costin Memorial Award for Excellence for the poster judged by Institute faculty as best promoting quality teaching methods, was presented to Nicole Bies-Hernandez, Kris Gunawan, and David E. Copeland, for their poster entitled “Teaching Practices That Predict Performance in Undergraduate Psychology Courses.” The Doug Bernstein Award for the poster judged by the NITOP conference committee as the most humorous, creative, or original poster, was presented to R. Brooke Lea and David C. Matz for their poster entitled “Disseminating Science at a Science Museum.” See the abstracts of these winning posters at AWARDS.
Video checkout winner of a certificate for 2 free nights and 3 free days at the TradeWinds sometime in the future: Ellen Furlong.
Comment card drawing for a certificate for 2 free nights and 3 free days at the TradeWinds sometime in the future: Deborah Krause.
Many thanks to the TradeWinds for these prizes!
NITOP 2015 participants may download the handouts from the conference to assist them in improving their teaching of psychology courses. The files are available as password-protected Adobe PDF files and can be accessed using the password that was distributed at the conference, through the NITOP 2015 schedule page or the abstracts page, or this link, which includes the complete handout set.
The 27th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science will be held May 22–24, 2015 in New York City, at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. The Annual Convention is the leading conference dedicated solely to scientific psychology, and is a forum that allows world-renowned speakers to present their latest research techniques, data, and findings to colleagues and students. The convention features invited and award addresses, cross-cutting symposia, hot topic talks, workshops, and poster sessions.
The Association for Psychological Science and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology are teaming up again to bring you the 23rd Annual APS-STP Teaching Institute. The Institute will be held May 20 and 21, before the start of the APS 27th Annual Convention.
More information and program highlights for the Convention and the Teaching Institute can be found on the APS website at www.psychologicalscience.org/convention.