Tuesday, September 27, 2016

17th annual Iowa Teachers of Psychology conference

(shared by Randy Renstrom) 

"The 17th annual Iowa Teachers of Psychology conference will be held Friday, November 4, 2016 at a new location – Simpson College in Indianola, IA.  ITOP welcomes psychology teachers from universities, four-year colleges, community colleges, and high schools.  All psychology instructors, researchers, and students are cordially invited to attend! 

This year’s invited speakers are:
·         Dr. Elise L. Amel, Professor of Psychology and Environmental Studies at the University of St. Thomas, who will speak on the intersection of psychology and environmentalism and sustainability
·         Dr. Sal Meyer, Professor of Psychology and Director of Faculty Development at Simpson College, who will address the use of mindsets to improve student responses to academic challenges
·         Dr. Brian Smith, Professor of Psychology at Graceland University, who will discuss improving student performance through value affirmations

For more information on registration ($35 for faculty, deadline Oct 24), location, speakers, and proposal submissions for teaching demonstrations and roundtable discussions, please visit www.itopconference.com or contact Dr. Randy Renstrom at renstromr@central.edu renstromr@central.edu.

Please feel free to forward this email to any colleague or student that you think would be interested in attending!  We hope to see you at Simpson College for the ITOP conference on November 4!"

posted by Rob McEntarffer

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