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Discussion Board Ideas for Introducing Primary Sources

Students in the 2018 Teaching of Psychology Seminar and Practicum generated discussion questions to use with primary source readings in their courses.  Here is a compiled list of their suggestions. For inspiring ideas for activities to accompany articles in Current Directions in Psychological Science, we encourage you to check out the journal Teaching Current Directions at https://www.psychologicalscience.org/publications/teaching-current-directions  

Materials from Quantitative Reasoning Workshop

Thanks to Aysenur Benevento, Teresa Ober, and Christen Madsen for contributing materials. We have uploaded slides that provide activities for (1) operationalizing a variable, (2) teaching students how to compute odds ratios, and (3) graphing data, as well as providing links to other resources for infusing your psychology class with quantitative reasoning.  For the serial position effect demo, here are… Read more »