Friday’s programming is centered around the Teaching of Psychology through the Northeastern Conference of Teaching of Psychology (NECTOP). There will be a cocktail reception at 5pm in the Campus Center (outside the Odeum) on Friday, November 9th as well as the Ted Bosack Teaching in Psychology Keynote Address by Bernard C. Being entitled “Psychology from Beginning to End: What Do We Want Our Students to Learn?”.
Saturday, November 10th's programming is related to Psychological Science research, hot topics in Psychological Science, information about graduate school, careers, and academia. There will be posters, paper sessions, symposium, and key note addresses. Some of the Keynote and Special Symposium include:
An APA-STP Address entitled “The Space you Make-Lessons Learned in Active Learning”
A Symposium entitled “Substance Abuse and Mental Health in College Students: Perspectives from Research, Clinical Practice, and Students”
A Science and Society Symposium entitled “Blending Science and Practice”
A session on Project-Based Learning from WPI’s own Institute of Project Based Learning,
A Presidential Address by Diane Mello-Goldner entitled “Dodging a Bludger: Sorting Out Psychology Through Harry Potter”.