Associate Professor Jeff Holmes and Professor Barney Beins participated in a symposium at the Best Practices: Teaching Introductory Psychology Conference in Atlanta. Their symposium, which also included Professor Rick Miller from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, was entitled Incorporating Undergraduate Research Experiences into the Introductory Psychology Course.
Barney Beins has co-authored a psychology statistics-research methods book with co-author Maureen McCarthy of Kennesaw State University. The book is published by Pearson Higher Education.
Barney Beins presented the opening keynote address at the teaching program of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association convention in Salt Lake City. The presentation was entitled Would People Sooner Die Than Think? Critical Thinking in Psychology.
On March 11 and 12, 2011, Leigh Ann Vaughn, Nancy Rader, Bill Hudenko, Barney Beins, and 15 of their students presented their research at the annual convention of the Eastern Psychological Association in Cambridge, MA.