Matt Anderson, an instructor in the Department of Psychological Sciences and 2020 Teacher of the Year in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, discussed how simulations can be used to make statistical concepts more tangible for students on a recent episode of the Tea for Teaching podcast. The Tea for Teaching podcast is a series of informal discussions of innovative and effective practices in teaching and learning. Listen to this episode.
Professor Michelle Miller (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: Teaching Effectively with… 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 of… Read more
Dr. Heidi Wayment, Professor of Psychological Sciences and SBS Associate Dean, as PI on a NAU REAP award along with seven colleagues, is receiving $98,000 to support the purchase of iMotions software and hardware (across SBS and CAL) to incorporate biometric data into research projects in several research labs. The innovative platform features eye tracking, emotion recognition, EEG, heart rate, and other physiological measures will enhance experimental investigation and provide undergraduate and graduate students with valuable research opportunities. The… Read more