TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Online Instructor. November 2003 to January 2006. Baker College Online. Facilitated online courses in general and abnormal psychology using Blackboard software. Developed learning objects using PowerPoint, Breeze Presentation, Camtasia Studio, and Captivate.

Assistant Professor of Psychology . July 2001 to September 2003. Northwestern State University. Designed and implemented lectures for traditional and Internet sections of Abnormal Psychology, General Psychology, Learning and Motivation, Psychopathology, Psychological Testing, and History and Systems, and Introduction to Experimental Psychology. Developed and facilitated online courses using Blackboard software. Integrated Blackboard software in my teaching of face-to-face courses and all Internet sections. Provided face-to-face student advising an online advising using American Online's Instant Messenger (AOL IM) program. Held face-to-face and online office hours.

Assistant Professor of Psychology. Fall 2000 to June 2001. York College of Pennsylvania . Taught courses in Psychological Testing and Assessment, Counseling Theories, Cooperative Internship in Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology. Designed and presented lectures using PowerPoint . Administered short-answer and essay exams. Held weekly office hours. Other duties included attending monthly departmental and academic senate meetings, supervising student research activities, provided academic advising and served as an interim advisor for the psychology honor society Psi Chi (Spring 2001).

Assistant Professor in Psychology. Fall 1999 to May 2000. Louisiana College. Taught courses in Introduction to Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and the History of Psychology. Designed and presented lectures using PowerPoint. Utilized Blackboard software to develop course web pages. Administered multiple-choice exams, held weekly office hours, attended monthly departmental and academic senate meetings, and provided academic advising.

 

TEACHING COMPETENCIES

(Note: Courses I developed for online delivery are in boldface.)

Introduction to Psychology , Abnormal Psychology , Introduction to Experimental Psychology , Learning and Motivation , Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Counseling Theories, Psychological Testing and Assessment , Suicidology, Psychology and the Internet

RELATED TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Adjunct Instructor. January-May 1999; Highland Community College . Taught an evening section of Developmental Psychology . Designed and implemented lectures. Graded research papers and exams. Held office hours.

Teaching Assistant. September 1994-May 1995; September 1996-May 1998; Summer 1996 and 1997 at the University of Delaware . Supervised laboratory sections of Learning and Motivation courses. Demonstrated and supervised student use of rats in various operant conditioning experiments. Guided students in the use of Microsoft Excel for data analytic purposes. Taught aspects of scientific writing including the use of APA format. Graded laboratory reports and exams composed of short-answer and essay questions. Formulated questions for multiple-choice exams. Held office hours. Supervised by Drs. George Cicala and Fred Masterson.

Guest Lecturer. August 1997 at the University of Delaware . August 1997 at the University of Delaware . Designed and implemented lectures on abnormal psychology and psychotherapy for a 5-week course in Introductory Psychology . Generated a series of short-answers that were used for a corresponding exam.

Teaching Assistant. February 1996 to May 1996 at the University of Delaware . Reviewed course material with students enrolled in either Introductory Psychology or Personality. Maintained grades and provided feedback on multiple choice exams during office hours.

Teaching Assistant. January 1995 to February 1995 & January 1996 to February 1996. Answered student questions about course material for three, 5-week Introductory Psychology courses; Provided students with feedback about their answers to multiple-choice exams.