Professor Michelle Miller, of the Department of Psychological Sciences, was recognized in the EdTech: Focus on Higher Education online magazine as one of 30 influencers who are “shaping the conversation about university IT and education.” Dr. Miller is the author of Minds Online:… Read more
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that promotes and recognizes academic excellence in the first year at a college or university. At the end of the spring 2020 semester, the NAU chapter recognized Jason Whetten, MA, M.Ed., as its most influential faculty member for the 2019/2020 school year. Jason was selected for this honor based on his meaningful contributions to the education and successes of members, and because his interactions with students reflect the core values… Read more
Heidi A Wayment, PhD, Chair Department of Psychological Sciences is a co-author on a major consensus report (Improving concussion education: Consensus from the NCAA-Department of Defense Mind Matters Research & Education Grand Challenge) published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The work is also being co-published in the Journal of Special Operations Medicine. Wayment and her NAU colleagues (Ann Huffman, Debbie Craig, Monica Lininger) along with other grant awardees from the National Collegiate Athletic… Read more
Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology, by Michelle Miller, Ph.D., was published in 2014 and earned widespread acclaim for its engaging, practical, and science-based approach to the incorporation of technology in education. The Mandarin translation of the book has now been completed by a team working from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Copies will… Read more
Steven Barger, Professor of Psychological Sciences, presented at the American Heart Association Sessions on Epidemiology and Prevention in Phoenix. He compared the cardiovascular risk across persons with high and low social relationship resources as a function of 10-year, 30-year and lifetime cardiovascular disease risk estimates.
Michelle Miller, Ph.D., Professor of Psychological Sciences and a President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellow at NAU, was the keynote speaker at Columbia University’s recent Celebration of Teaching and Learning. The event, hosted by the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning, brought together faculty, staff, students, and other members of the Columbia University community, to celebrate the ways that faculty and graduate students are transforming their courses and pedagogies. Read more