Dr. Eric Landrum is a Professor with the Department of Psychology. He received his
Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology with an emphasis in Quantitative Methodology from Southern
Illinois University-Carbondale in 1989. Dr. Landrum's research has centered on
college student success, specifically how to create a teaching and learning environment
that allows students to achieve their academic goals. In addition to extensive publishing
and teaching activities, Dr. Landrum has served as Department Chair, is a member of the
Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Board, and has sponsored a variety of student
research projects. In 2012, Dr. Landrum won a national election to serve as president of
the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP), which is Division Two of the American
Psychological Association. He will serve as president-elect in 2013 and president in
2014. Dr. Landrum was appointed by the STEM Station as the first Boise State University
STEM Education Research Associate in 2013. This new faculty fellow position provides
consultation and resources for STEM faculty in education research design, assessment and
evaluation. 

Articles

Creating a STEM Identity: Investment with Return (with Janet Callahan, Patricia Pyke, and Susan Shadle), 121st ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: 360 Degrees of Engineering Education (2014)

Establishing a strong STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) identity at Boise State University, a...

 

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The Reliability of Student Ratings of Master Teacher Behaviors (with Jeffrey R. Stowell), Teaching of Psychology (2013)

Faculty members (N = 39) from two universities had their lectures recorded. From these videos,...

 

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Bottleneck Concepts in Psychology: Exploratory First Steps (with Regan A.R. Gurung), Psychology Learning & Teaching (2013)

The authors take an initial step in identifying potential bottleneck concepts in psychology, that is,...

 

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Is Latency to Test Deadline a Predictor of Student Test Performance? (with Regan A.R. Gurung), Psychology Learning & Teaching (2013)

When students are given a period or window of time to take an exam, is...

 

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Writing in APA Style: Faculty Perspectives of Competence and Importance, Psychology Learning & Teaching (2013)

A US sample (N = 360) of psychology educators assessed 73 writing skills and competencies...

 

Books

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Your Undergraduate Degree in Psychology: From College to Career (with Paul I. Hettich), Faculty Authored Books (2014)

Nearly 100,000 students graduate each year with a bachelor's degree in psychology, and a majority...

 

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Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives (with Dana S. Dunn, Suzanne C. Baker, Chandra M. Mehrotra, and Maureen A. McCarthy), Faculty Authored Books (2013)

Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives is designed to be a...

 

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An Easyguide to APA Style (with Beth M. Schwartz and Regan A.R. Gurung), Faculty Authored Books (2012)

Written by experienced psychology instructors who are respected members of the APA's Teaching of Psychology...

 

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Teaching Ethically: Challenges and Opportunities (with Maureen McCarthy), Faculty Authored Books (2012)

Educators work within a fluid academic and social landscape that requires frequent examination and re-examination...

 

Contributions to Books

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An Overview of Assessment: Demonstrating Effective Teaching and Learning (with Dana S. Dunn, Suzanne C. Baker, Chandra M. Mehrotra, and Maureen A. McCarthy), Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives (2013)

Assessment—the effective measurement of teaching influences on student learning—is now a fact of life on...

 

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Assessment and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (with Regan A.R. Gurung), Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives (2013)

Assessment is at the core of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). In fact,...

 

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Assessment Practices for Undergraduate Psychology: A Model Perspective (with Maureen A. McCarthy), Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives (2013)

More than one million students earned a bachelor's degree in psychology over the course of...

 

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Treating Students as Early-Career Professionals: The Ethics of Teaching (with Maureen A. McCarthy), Controversy in the Psychology Classroom: Using Hot Topics to Foster Critical Thinking (2013)

The ethics of teaching (not to be confused with the teaching of ethics) is not...

 

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Selection of Textbooks or Readings for Your Course, Evidence-Based Teaching for Higher Education (2012)

In the design and implementation of teaching for a college course, it is important to...

 

Presentations

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Knowledge + Skills = A Valuable College Experience, Boise State - Beyond the Blue Faculty Podcasts (2012)

Do today’s bachelor’s degree recipients graduate with the requisite skills and abilities, coupled with their...

 

Tossing DARTS at Undergraduate Psychology Education: Design, Assessment, Retention, Transfer, and Skills, Department of Psychology, University of Auckland (2012)

During this colloquium I will (gently) challenge attendees to consider the most current research available...

 

Other

Creating a STEM identity: Investment with return (with Janet Callahan, Pat Pyke, and Susan Shadle), Pat Pyke (2014)

Establishing a strong STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) identity at Boise State University, a...