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Do you have a great way to teach students how to communicate research?

We are currently looking for resources to help teach the communication of science, including but not limited to, the teaching

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New Research Methods Textbook

We are happy to announce that we have finished a new, innovative, research methods textbook titled "Discovering the Scientist Within" with Worth Publishers. Read More...


Activity: Honing APA-style writing skills with a focused in-class assignment

This exercise will help teach the material on concise writing and mechanics that is covered in chapters 3 and 4 of the APA manual. This exercise contains sentences that violate specific rules Read More...

Using public data to understand descriptive statistics

This assignment covers several bases.  It requires students to use SPSS to interpret and analyze secondary data.  Students then report descriptive statistics in an APA style results Read More...

Activity: That’s So Meta: Student Generated Course Evaluations

In this activity students practice designing survey questions by creating course evaluations. Students alternately serve as both researchers and participants, and the results from the activity Read More...

Activity: Gaming your way to an understanding of factorial designs. Play in research methods!

This activity is designed to teach factorial designs in research method courses. Students design and conduct mini-studies using video games. Acting as researchers in a fun and novel way enhances Read More...

Activity: To Be Organized - Applying APA Style

This activity requires students to apply what they have learned about APA style, using the content of a very simple lab report. The goal is to apply APA format elements and afford the instructor Read More...

Assignment: Preparing a Research Talk on an Independent Research Project

This assignment requires students to formally present a research study that they have conceptualized, designed, and analyzed themselves.


Assignment: Preparing a Research Poster on an Independent Research Project

This assignment requires students to create a research poster for a study that they have conceptualized, designed, and analyzed themselves. It also includes preparing a short verbal summary Read More...