Finding the Right Words

I think about what Joan says, the words not entirely making sense at first, my mind a rushing locomotive racing full speed ahead, unable to stop. A rolodex flips and spins, I’m searching for the card with the correct information. Where is it? Spinning. Spinning. Stop. “What do you MEAN?” I ask with growing emphasis. Joan stares at me with a dawning realization that no, she … Continue reading Finding the Right Words

Students say “thank you” for years of service

I received some thoughtful feedback from a former composition, literature, and research writing student of mine when I taught at Indiana University of Pennsylvania: “In college, I had many great professors. But one exceptional professor comes to mind. He was incredibly insightful, funny, and caring. What I truly appreciated is the way he challenged me. He pushed me to be my best, even when I … Continue reading Students say “thank you” for years of service

Dr. Harrison joins the MA Transformational Psychology faculty at UPR

In 2018, Dr. Harrison will join the adjunct online MA faculty in Transformational Psychology and Consciousness Studies at the University of Philosophical Research. He is currently designing three courses for potential delivery: Creativity and Healing: Expressive Arts Therapies What Is I?: Cross-cultural Theories of Human Identity Sexuality, Spirituality, & Psychology “The Philosophical Research Society was founded in 1934 by Manly Hall to aid all those … Continue reading Dr. Harrison joins the MA Transformational Psychology faculty at UPR

Co-authored research on autoethnography & reflective practice accepted for presentation at 2018 APA conference

Dr. Harrison’s co-authored research on personal writing as a tool for reflective practice in sports psychology has been accepted for presentation at the 2018 American Psychological Association’s annual conference. The research, 8 years in development, addresses the need for critical reflective practice in the field of sports psychology practitioner development, and argues that autoethnography is a useful way to examine critical issues that arise such as reflexivity, subjectivity, power, and identity. Continue reading “Co-authored research on autoethnography & reflective practice accepted for presentation at 2018 APA conference”

Dr. Harrison re-designs Assessment & Student Learning for Tifffin University’s M.Ed. program

After acting as Assessment Coordinator for the General Education program at American University of Malta, Marlen has gained valuable experience that he has applied in his revision of Tiffin University’s Assessment & Student Learning course as part of their M.Ed. program. Continue reading “Dr. Harrison re-designs Assessment & Student Learning for Tifffin University’s M.Ed. program”