Psychological Science faculty Linda Jones, Seraphine Shen-Miller, Lonnie Yandell and Pete Giordano recently attended and presented at the 23rd Annual Southeastern Teaching of Psychology Conference in Atlanta, Ga. This conference is the longest continuous running regional teaching of psychology conference in the country. The conference offers concurrent sessions and invited addresses on teaching techniques and issues associated with undergraduate education. Time is also available for participants to get to know each other and establish contacts with fellow teachers throughout the Southeast.
Along with faculty from Mississippi State and Delta State University, Jones presented a session titled “Teaching Human Sexuality: Challenges and Solutions.” Along with a faculty member from the University of San Diego, Giordano and Shen-Miller presented a session titled “Incorporating Cross-Cultural Themes in the Psychology Curriculum.” Along with faculty from Emory University and Mount Olive College, Giordano presented a session on “Teaching Undergraduate Courses in Clinical and Counseling: Challenges and Solutions.”