This collection of SPSS Video Tutorials from AJ Delgado are exactly as advertised, simple and quick. Here’s just one example, this one focuses on t-tests for independent means. Click here to link to all of his videos. Videos cover all of the key statistics, as well as issues like dealign with skew, and working with […]
Knowing what p values tell us can be tricky to teach. Here are several videos that help explain exactly what p-values are (and aren’t) able to tell us. Each video essentially covers the same content so which one you use can be a matter of personal preference.
This is an article on The Effortful Educator from Blake Harvard (Twitter: @effortfuleduktr) that reviews “Five ways to increase the effectiveness of instructional video.” Going forward, because more of us will need to create videos for our courses, we should learn as much as we can about making those videos as effective as possible. In
An in-depth presentation from Mike Morrison (you can find him on Twitter @MikeMorrison) about the need for a #betterposter. If this doesn’t convince you that we need to revamp how we present scientific information at conferences, nothing will. Want to find templates for creating better posters? Click here. The next video is a deeper dive
This assignment helps students practice scientific literacy and literature searches. Students find a media posting that makes a psychology-related scientific claim and a peer-reviewed research article that speaks to that claim. Students then write an essay evaluating the media claim based on the scientific conclusions. Please click here for the file.
The video is a bit long (over an hour) and the audio quality isn’t stellar, but it has lots of good information. Instructors could provide this to students and have confidence that all of the key elements were covered. Here is an additional resource/handout that summarizes APA Style References as well.
This is an online guide from the APA that introduces APA Style writing and formatting. This would be a great resource to introduce students to APA, especially for an online course. From the site “By the end of this tutorial, you should be able to understand and implement the following basic elements of APA Style”
A video (36:20) by Alexander Swan that “…describes how to do in-text parenthetical and narrative citations in the APA 7th Edition…” You can follow him on Twitter: @ProfASwan or find him on his website.
This article from the Community College Resource Center at Columbia University’s Teachers College, provides information on “Together, these studies shed light on the fact that it is important for online instructors to actively and visibly engage with students in the teaching and learning process—perhaps with even greater intentionality than in face-to-face courses.” Within the 8
This article by Flower Darby from The Chronicle of Higher Education “… advice on how to make your online pedagogy as effective and satisfying as the in-person version…” This includes: 10 essential principles and practices of better online teaching Common misperceptions How to find help You can check out the full article here.
This is a short video (5:20) from MarinStatsLectures introducing students to using R. It is the first in a series that will be a fantastic resource for both face-to-face and online teaching. Click here for a link to the complete playlist. If you check out the MarinStatsLectures page, you’ll also find lots of videos on
This is a playlist from MarinStatsLectures focusing on central limit theorem, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. There are 12 videos in the series. Each one is short to help keep students focused, and it allows you to easily pick and choose which ones you prefer. This is a great resource for online teaching to help
This article by Stephen Hersh from InsideHigherEd.com “… outlines six steps for how you can create a community of active learning online…” Key suggestions include: Talk less Vary rhythm and structure Use student feedback to continually evolve your course structure. To learn about the other three, you can check out the full article here.
This article by Lisa Lawmaster Hess from FacultyFocus.com includes several tips for making the switch to an online class go more smoothly. Key suggestions include: Hold Zoom office hours Use an asynchronous format Rethink exams Use low stakes responses. To learn about the other three, you can check out the full article here.