2004 APA Education Leadership Conference — Schedule

Friday, September 10, 2004
5:00 pm Registration Opens
5:30-8:00 pm


Opening Program Psychology’s Role in Talent Development

Saturday, September 11, 2004
7:00 am Breakfast Available, Registration Table Opens
8:30 –10:30 Morning Plenary - Keynote Panel Applying Psychological Science to Education in Psychology

John D. Bransford (Chair)
University of Washington

Joshua Aronson
New York University

Richard Gonzalez
University of Michigan  Diane Halpern
Claremont McKenna College

Christian Schunn
University of Pittsburgh

Robert Sternberg
Yale University

10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Plenary Discussion

Communities of Interest – Small Working Groups/Working Lunch
Undergraduate Education
Steven Chew (Chair)

Graduate Education: Training to Conduct Psychological Research
Steven Breckler (Chair)

Graduate Education: Training to Practice Psychology
Beverly Thorn (Chair)

Postgraduate Professional Development
Barbara Van Horne (Chair)

K-12 Teacher Education
Mary Brabeck, Rena Subotnik (Co-Chairs)


Topical Mini-sessions

  • Learning to be a Good Reviewer through Scaffolded Classroom-based Reciprocal Reviewing – Christian Schunn

  • Diversity Issues in the Classroom – Joshua Aronson

  • Teaching Clinical Decision-Making: Applying Research on Problem-Solving and Decision-Making - Eileen Gambrill

  • Teaching Students to Think Critically in Ways that Transfer to Novel Domains after the Final Exam is Taken - Diane Halpern

  • Preparing Future Teachers of Psychology - Victor Benassi


Topical Mini-sessions

  • Strategies for Culture-Centered Teaching – Nadya Fouad

  • Intuition and Understanding: Teaching Social Science Statistics to Graduate Students – Richard Gonzalez

  • Education Leadership – Robert Sternberg

  • Integrating Adult Learning Principles in Continuing Education: An Example from Ethics Education - Cynthia Sturm

  • Teaching Evidence Based Practice in a Doctoral Psychology Program – Frank Collins

3:15-4:30 Return to Small Working Groups/Communities of Interest
Plenary Session
Sunday, September 12, 2004
7:00 am Breakfast Available
8:00–10:00 BEA Advisory Council on Accreditation Forum

Concurrent Sessions

Media Training Workshop: Preparing for the Media Interview
Rhea Farberman, APR

Advocacy 101 (for participants with no prior advocacy training)

12:30-2:00 Awards Luncheon
2:00–5:00 Plenary Session – Policy Review and Strategy, Preparation for Hill Visits
Christopher Kush (Chair)
Monday, September 13, 2004
8:00 Breakfast Available
8:00 – 9:30 Plenary Session Hill Visit Preparation and Questions
9:30 - Hill visits