Psychology 100: General Psychology
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Psychology 284: Research Methods
Psychology 416: Cognition
Psychology 478: Teaching Assistantship
Psychology 493: Teaching of Psychology I
Psychology 494: Teaching of Psychology II
Psychology 616: Perception and Cognition
Psychology 618: Thinking
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Information for Secondary Education Majors
- How do text signals (underlining, headings, etc.) influence readers' comprehension and memory of text?
- Under what circumstances are complex inferences drawn as we read?
- How do graphics in texts (pictures, tables, etc.) influence readers' comprehension and memory of text?
- What teaching practices lead to effective and long-lasting student learning?
- Ritchey, K.A. (2011). How generalization inferences are constructed in expository text comprehension. Contemporary Educational Psychology.
- Ritchey, K.A., & Bott, J.P. (2010). Exploring interdisciplinary themes in general psychology.Teaching of Psychology, 37, 262-266.
- McGovern, T. V., Corey, L. A., Cranney, J., Dixon, Jr., W. E., Holmes, J. D., Kuebli, J. E., Ritchey, K., Smith, R. A., and Walker, S. Psychologically Literate Citizens. In Halpern, D. F. (Ed.). (2009). Undergraduate education in psychology: A blueprint for the future of the discipline. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- Ritchey, K., Schuster, J., & Allen, J. (2008). How the relationship between text and headings influence readersí memory. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 33, 859-874.
- Ellery, P.J., Vaughn, W., Ellery, J., Bott, J., Ritchey, K. & Byers, L. (2008). Understanding internet health search patterns: An early exploration into the usefulness of Google Trends. Journal of Communication in Healthcare.
- Messineo, M., Gaither, G., Bott, J., & Ritchey, K. (2007). Inexperienced versus experienced studentsí expectations for active learning in large classes. College Teaching, 53, 125-133.
- Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2001
- M.S., University of Kentucky, 1998
- B.S., Ball State University, 1995