Technology Innovations for Behavioral Education

Technology Innovations for Behavioral Education

by Mary Banks Gregerson (Editor)


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Technology Innovations for Behavioral Education by Mary Banks Gregerson

Behavioral and technological innovation has a special place in the future of graduate and medical education, both for students and for educators. A new multi-media pedagogy offers innovative techniques and technologies, drawing widely upon behavioral science.

The psychology of multi-media education maximizes learning by involving many different sensory modalities. Although multi-media has long meant use of film and other electronic modality adjuncts like Powerpoint, newer technologies expand these horizons further. Now multi-media pedagogy means not only newer technologies, but also newer, and different education techniques. This book describes psychology innovation currently making educational settings competent and competitive.

Student choice rules in education today. The technologically driven environment produces students whose preference is incumbent on electronic research means. Besides using these tools themselves, students thirst for multi-media pedagogy in the classroom online and on campus. It is therefore teachers who close the digital divide between generations in order to educate effectively. Approaches using new technologies and techniques have proven successful internationally with diverse audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489990846
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Mary Gregerson is the President of a consulting firm, Health, Environment, and Performance Psychology in Leavenworth, KS. She began teaching as an undergraduate and was awarded a Danforth Fellowship for graduate studies based upon her teaching credentials. Her educational publications started with Graduate and Postgraduate Medical Education with the Synchronous Systems Model, based upon a conceptual model that integrates the physical environment like technology into the biopsychosocial model for health, disease, and wellness. In addition to other articles on A role for clinical psychology in health care and policy concerning the physical environment and Shift happens: Embracing technology anchors psychology in electronic streams of revenue, she has edited special editions of The Amplifier, newsletter for the APA Div 46 Media Psychology on Research/Education in Media Psychology, Creativity Media Psychology, New Technologies Media Psychology, Education in Media Psychology. Over 30 years as an educator, Dr. Gregerson has taught undergraduates, graduates, medical students, colleagues, and non-traditional students, with an emphasis on multi-cultural concerns, optimizing teaching effectiveness, and using creative experiential techniques. Springer Science + Media has just published her first book The Cinematic Mirror for Psychology and Life Coaching.

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Introduction.- Virtual Classrooms and Practice Communities Promote Culturally Responsive Health Care.- Behavioral Creative Techniques to Teach Graduate and Medical Students.- Telemental Health Competencies: Training Examples from a Youth Depression Telemedicine Clinic.- Teaching Students to be Competent Opinion Leaders via LEAD.- Internet Research Strategies for Finding High-quality Content.- Ethics and Legality of Psycho-education and Psycho-services Online.

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