If you're a psychology instructor, one of the coolest resources around is the PsychSessions podcast. This podcast was created by instructors Garth Neufeld and Eric Landrum and focuses on the teaching of psychology. They connect with top psychology educators as well as up-and-coming superstars to have deep conversations about what it means to be a … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of the PsychSessions Podcast
3 Ways to Strengthen Your Students’ Critical Thinking Skills
Psychologist Benjamin Bloom published his now widely spread document in education, “Taxonomy of Educational Objectives,” in 1956. In it, he and his team specify three domains of learning: affective, psychomotor, and cognitive. While the affective domain refers to the emotions, motivations, and attitudes of students, the psychomotor domain focuses on their motor skills. The cognitive … Continue reading 3 Ways to Strengthen Your Students’ Critical Thinking Skills
Web accessibility: Who is affected?
If you're short on time, here's the answer: everyone. Yes, web accessibility affects anyone who goes online. If a website is Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA compliant, then the website's usability should also be high-quality. However, people who are affected the most by poor web accessibility are those with disabilities. Below is a quick … Continue reading Web accessibility: Who is affected?