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Jennifer McCabe

Chair and Associate Professor of Psychology

Julia Rogers G20
410-337-6558
Jennifer.McCabe@goucher.edu
http://blogs.goucher.edu/mccabe/


Education

B.A., Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College)
M.A. and Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004


Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Memory strategies, Metacognition/Metamemory, Teaching and Learning methods in Psychology, Short-term and working memory, Cognitive aging


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Peer-Reviewed Publications

McCabe, J. A. (in press). Learning the brain in Introductory Psychology: Examining the generation effect for mnemonics and examples. Teaching of Psychology.

McCabe, J. A. (2015). Location, location, location! Demonstrating the mnemonic benefit of the method of loci. Teaching of Psychology, 42(2), 169-173. doi: 10.1177/0098628315573143

McCabe, J. A., Osha, K. L., Roche, J. A., & Susser, J. A. (2013). Psychology students' knowledge and use of mnemonics. Teaching of Psychology, 40(3), 183-192doi: 10.1177/0098628313487460

Susser, J. A., & McCabe, J. A. (2013). From the lab to the dorm room: Metacognitive awareness and use of spaced study. Instructional Science, 41(2), 345-363. doi: 10.1007/s11251-012-9231-8

McCabe, J., Doerflinger, A., & Fox, R. (2011). Student and faculty perceptions of e-feedback. Teaching of Psychology, 38, 173-179.

McCabe, J.
(2011). Metacognitive awareness of learning strategies in undergraduates. Memory &  Cognition, 39, 462-476.

McCabe, J., & Hartman, M. (2008). Working memory for item and temporal information in younger and older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15, 574-600.

McCabe, J.
, & Hartman, M. (2008). An analysis of age differences in perceptual speed. Memory and Cognition, 36, 1495-1508.

Recent Professional Presentations

McCabe, J. A.,  Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Davis, S. R., Pearce, J., John, K., Hauptman, A. J., & Ruff, E. S. (2015, March). SET for success: Targeted instruction in learning strategies and behavior change. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Stern, B. Z., Collins, E. K., Hauptman, A. J., Eckart, S. E., & McCabe, J. A., (2015, March). Drawing from memory: Providing and generating pictures during keyword mnemonic learning. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Collins, E. K., McCabe, J. A., Hauptman, A. J., Meyers-Orr, B. M., & Stern, B. Z. (2014, August). Does picture generation enhance keyword mnemonic learning?. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

McCabe, J. A., Collins, E. K., Meyers-Orr, B. M., & Witham, M. B. (2013, March). Getting the GIST of memory: Teaching effective learning strategies in Introductory Psychology. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, New York, New York.

Shevlin, B. R. K. & McCabe, J. A. (2013, March). Cognitive reflection in undergraduates: Relationships with educational experiences and metacognition. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, New York, New York.

McCabe, J. A. (2013, January). The Introductory Psychology Laboratory as Gateway to Scientific Literacy. Participant Idea Exchange (PIE) session at the 35th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.

McCabe, J. A., Chefitz, L. S., Shevlin, B. R. K., & Turpin, S. (2012, March). Hand gestures and mnemonics: Effects of viewing and enacting. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 

McCabe, J. A., Craig, A. A., Foley, J. E., Rose, A., Cephas, R. M., & Chefitz, L. S. (2011, March). Adding gestures to mnemonics: Do hands help recall? Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

McCabe, J. A., Osha, K. L., Graves, K. A., Marx, E. R., Myrtetus, E. A., & Roche, J. A. (2010, March). Self-regulation in the classroom predicts memory performance in the laboratory. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Brooklyn Bridge, New York.

McCabe, J. A. (2010, January). Learning about memory using Teaching of Psychology. Poster presented at the 31st Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.

McCabe, J. A. (2009, October). Another MATOP: "Mnemonics Applied to the Teaching of Psychology." Paper presented at the 11th Annual Mid-Atlantic Teachers of Psychology (MATOP) Conference, Largo, Maryland.


Funded Research

Instructional Resource Award, Project title: Learning and Memory Strategy Demonstrations for the Psychology Classroom, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2013. Final instructional resource peer reviewed and published on the STP web site

Instructional Resource Award, Project title: Integrating Mnemonics into Psychology Instruction, Society for Teaching of Psychology, 2010. Final instructional resource peer reviewed and published on the STP web site.

Goucher Summer Science Research Program (2010, 2012)


Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Grants Mentoring Award, Goucher College, 2012-2013

Edward G. Harness Outstanding Educator Award, Marietta College, 2007


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