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Jessica E. Brodsky (left) and Dr. Patricia J. Brooks (right)

Jessica Brodsky and Dr. Patricia Brooks: “Why Teach Media Literacy to Undergraduates?”

  In their first contribution as Guest Editors and Contributing Writers on the Visible Pedagogy Project, PhD Student Jessica Brodsky and Professor Patricia Brooks discuss the need to integrate media literacy instruction into college courses. Read their post titled, Why Teach Media Literacy to Undergraduates? on the Visible Pedagoy Site here.  Brodsky and Brooks posted […]

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Elizabeth Che, Jessica Brodsky, and Maya Rose at NITOP

Ed Psych students present at NITOP!

Elizabeth Che, Maya Rose, and Jessica Brodsky recently headed down to St. Pete Beach for the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP) Conference. All three students presented posters and enjoyed some time in the sun! NITOP provides a chance for psychology teachers from universities, two-year and four-year colleges to come together and explore […]

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Dr. Jay Verkuilen

Dr. Jay Verkuilen presents “Detecting Respondent Vandalism in Online Panel Data: Why It Matters and Possible Methods to Address It”

Congratulations to Dr. Jay Verkuilen who recently presented on “Detecting Respondent Vandalism in Online Panel Data: Why It Matters and Possible Methods to Address It.” This presentation was part of the “Cultural Psychology Approaches to Studying Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress” Symposium at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 35th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November […]

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Dr. Peggy P. Chen

Systematic Classroom Assessment: An Approach for Learning and Self-Regulation

Below is a post written by Peggy P. Chen, Ph.D and Sarah M. Bonner, Ph.D. Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the School of Education at Hunter College and serves on the graduate faculty of the CUNY Graduate Center in the Learning, Development and Instruction subprogram of the Educational Psychology Doctoral Program. Dr. Bonner […]

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GSTA Blog Editor Sarah Frantz, Deputy Chair Jessica Brodsky, Chair Elizabeth Che, and Faculty Advisor Dr. Patricia Brooks sharing the STP Special Recognition Award at Pedagogy Day

GSTA Receives Special Recognition at the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Annual Conference on Teaching

At the Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s Annual Conference on Teaching, held October 17-18, 2019 in Denver, CO, the Graduate Center, CUNY, received special recognition for serving two consecutive terms (2014-2016, 2017-2019) as the host institution of the Graduate Student Teaching Association (GSTA). Educational Psychology graduate student Elizabeth Che and alumnus Teresa Ober were […]

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Volunteer and research opportunity at 5 Steps to Five

Volunteer and research opportunity at 5 Steps to Five

5 Steps to Five is a parenting program coaching parents and their infants in groups with trained facilitators, who model ways of interacting with the babies to build cognitive, verbal, emotional and social skills.  The goal: prepare these children for school, using the five steps – Nurture, Talk, Play, Read, Explore.  Parents learn the importance of being […]

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Bruce Homer and Ming Chen presenting at Cognitive Development Society

Ming Chen-2nd year PhD student-presents at CDS in Louisville, Kentucky

Ming Chen, a second-year doctoral student in Educational Psychology Department of Graduate Center, presented her poster along with her advisor, Dr. Bruce Homer, at the 2019 Cognitive Development Society (CDS) Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky, this past weekend (Oct 17-19). Her study investigated the effects of color, shape, and virtual agent in a 2D text-based […]

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ED PSYCH STUDENT JESSICA BRODSKY RECEIVES PSI CHI APS RESEARCH AWARD

ED PSYCH STUDENT JESSICA BRODSKY RECEIVES PSI CHI APS RESEARCH AWARD

Teaching College Students Fact-checking Skills Recent research shows that college students struggle to accurately evaluate the trustworthiness of online information (McGrew et al., 2018). Unlike expert fact-checkers, students rarely “read laterally.” That is, students don’t use independent online sources, like fact-checking sites or Wikipedia, to verify online claims and research the people and/or organizations making […]

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Damira and her coauthors on May 2016 at an international mindfulness conference in Rome, IT. Pictured from left to right is Joshua Brown, Damira Rasheed, Deborah Schussler (not a coauthor), Sebrina Doyle, and Tish Jennings.

Damira Rasheed Publishes Article Titled “The Association between Teacher-Child Race/Ethnicity Matching and Classroom Diversity Differential Effect on Children’s Socioemotional and Academic Skills”

Second year Educational Psychology Ph.D. student Damira Rasheed’s study (first author) on “The Association between Teacher-Child Race/Ethnicity Matching and Classroom Diversity Differential Effect on Children’s Socioemotional and Academic Skills” was recently published in Child Development (online version coming out soon). Using a diverse sample of students and teachers, the current study sought to examine whether […]

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