e-Workshop: Teaching History of Psychology

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology is hosting an e-workshop on teaching the history of psychology at the end of January. The workshop’s  sessions will be taught by a number of eminent historians of psychology, including Wade Pickren (Editor of History of Psychology and Past-President of the Society for the History of Psychology), Alexandra Rutherford (Project Director of Psychology’s Feminist Voices), David Baker (Present of the Society for the History of Psychology and Director of the Center for the History of Psychology), Kathy Milar (Executive Officer of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences), and Barney Beins (Teaching of Psychology Editor for History of Psychology). The workshop is a great opportunity learn how to teach history of psychology from some of the discipline’s leaders. Full e-workshop details follow below.

Society for the Teaching of Psychology Online e-Workshop

Co-sponsored by Ball State University and the
Georgia Southern University Psychology Department
Open to all interested teachers!

Friday, January 28, 2011
12:45 – 4:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Society for the History of Psychology present the 4th Annual Live Online E-Workshop. The 2011 workshop will include topics such as (1) teaching of cross-cultural histories of psychology, (2) including previously omitted groups in history such as women and minorities, (3) developing writing assignments using historical methodologies, (4) incorporating authentic archival materials into courses and assignments, (5) developing interactive projects for students, and much more.

e-Workshop Program (all listed times are Eastern Standard Time)

12:00-12:45 pm Logon to recheck your internet connection at your convenience
12:45-1:00 pm   Opening remarks: Welcome and Introductions
1:00-2:00 pm     Culture, History, and Psychology: Inseparable Partners, Wade Pickren, Ryerson University
2:00-3:00 pm     Hiding in Plain Sight: Incorporating Diversity into History of Psychology, Alexandra Rutherford, York University
3:00-4:00 pm     Archival Research: Onsite and Online, David Baker, University of Akron
Picturing the Past:  Alternatives to the Term Paper, Kathy Milar, Earlham College
Bringing the past to the present: Using history to teach current concepts,
Barney Beins, Ithaca College

More information on the e-workshop, including how to register, can be found here.

About Jacy Young

Jacy Young is a professor at Quest University Canada. A critical feminist psychologist and historian of psychology, she is committed to critical pedagogy and public engagement with feminist psychology and the history of the discipline.

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