Elizabeth’s ITP Bio

Hi everyone!

My name is Elizabeth Che (but you can also call me Liz). I am a doctoral student in Educational Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center. I received my B.S. degree in Psychology and B.A. degree in Political Science from the Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island, CUNY. I am currently serving as the Chair of the Graduate Student Teaching Association (GSTA; APA Division 2: The Society for the Teaching of Psychology) which aims to develop resources and services to support the classroom experiences of graduate student teachers.

My research interests relate to the broad areas of language development, development of effective pedagogy, and the effect of incorporating technological tools in the classroom. I am involved in efforts to evaluate the impact of teaching with Wikipedia in Introductory Psychology, by having students contribute to biographies of distinguished scientists as part of the WikiProject: PSYCH+Feminism.

I participated in the Open Pedagogy Fellowship over this past winter session where I learned how to use the GC Commons and techniques for converting my Introductory Psychology course into a zero-cost course for students. I am still working on the course site, but I plan to have it completed by the end of this or the following semester.