By Howard Iver Thorsheim, Ph.D., St. Olaf College. I wanted to start the first day of my class with an activity that would engage students’ curiosity and enthusiasm, to set the stage for introducing the course and going over the syllabus!
By Howard Iver Thorsheim, Ph.D., St. Olaf College. Students think psychophysiology is cool…. It generates all kinds of buzz, interest, excitement, questions–even from other faculty and administrators–and psychophysiology appeals to many students in related disciplines,
By Howard Iver Thorsheim, Ph.D., St. Olaf College. Extensive research has repeatedly validated the value of cooperative learning. Yet, attempts to form cooperative learning groups too often failed to meet the expectations of both educators and students.
Integrating new hardware and software into the Physiology lab curriculum…key points from instructors who have created successful labs that will greatly increase the chances of a rewarding lab experience for both students and instructor.