Session 2

Using Film Clips to Facilitate Transformative Learning in Psychology
Presented by Ulas Kaplan

This presentation will share insights about effective use of film clips in the teaching of psychology. Particular emphasis will be placed on the promise and the value of films for the process of transformative learning. Key components in the effective use of films will be identified and illustrated. Insights from educational and psychological literature as well as examples of film clips will be incorporated in the presentation. Implications will be discussed in terms of improving teaching and learning not only in psychology, but also many other disciplines.

Ulas Kaplan is an assistant professor at James Madison University Department of Psychology. His research projects focus on mental imagery, psychological well-being, college student development, and moral motivation and development. He teaches life-span human development, personality, developmental psychology, and general psychology.

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