Marcia Rossi, Ph.D.

 
Title:
Professor
 
Education:
Ph. D. Experimental Psychology, Auburn University
M. S. Experimental Psychology, Auburn University 
B. A. Psychology, Auburn University 
 
Courses Taught at ASU:
PSY 251:  General Psychology
Social Psychology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Cognitive Psychology
 
Research Interests:
Teaching  and advising in psychology, behavior analysis and human factors as applied to social issues, human factors issues in training.
 
Publications:
Moore, L. & Rossi, M. (in press, 2014). Teaching digital storytelling with evolving technologies: Standards, processes and outcomes. In S.S Shepherd, P. Lemoine, M.D. Richardson, W. Ennis III, and J.H. Fulwiler’s, Innovative technology in education. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.
Khan, M.J.,  Rossi, M.,  Affane, C. (2012). The Development and Implementation of a Flight Simulation-Based Environment for Teaching Math and Science. Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education Conference, Austin, TX. March 5-9, 2012.
Rossi, M. J. (2011). Teaching and helping college students with personal problems during tough economic times, Perspectives in Learning, 12(1), 26-32.
Rossi, M., Khan, M. J. Lickteig, C. W., Schaefer, P. S. Burke, T. J. (2007). Anytime, anywhere terrain visualization training. Proceedings of the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, Orlando, FL Nov. 2007.
Rossi, M.J. (2006). Helping students with their personal problems: Should I help and how? In. W. Buskist & B. Bein’s (Eds.) Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology (pp. 309-313). Malden, MA: Blackwell.
 
Selected Recent Presentations:
Khan, M. J., Aji, C.A., Rossi, M., (2012). Integrating a Flight Simulation Environment in the Classroom to Teach Math and Science. Poster Presentation at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), June 24-27.
Rossi, M. (2012). The Effectiveness of a Shaping Practicum for Applied Behavior Analysis. Poster Presentation at the Institute for Teaching of Psychology at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL, May 23-27.
Bryant, J., Smith, N, Smith, F, McConnico, K., Rossi, M. (2012). Emotional Attachment to Phone and Cell Phone Usage, Poster Presented at the Troy State University Undergraduate Psychology Conference.
Khan, M. J., Aji, C.A., Rossi, M., Heath, B., (2012). Teaching of Math and Physics Using a Flight Simulator. American Society for Engineering Education, SE Section Conference, Starkville, MS, April 1-3, 2012.
Rossi, M. (2012). A Shaping Practicum for Applied Behavior Analysis. Poster presented at the Research and Creative Activity Symposium, Alabama State University, March 12, 2012.
Smith, F., Heath, J., Gaskins, A., Rossi, M. (2011). The Development of a noninvasive behavioral method for testing critical fusion frequency in rats, Poster presented at the ABCRMS Conference, November 2011, St. Louis, MO.
Smith, F., Rossi, M. (2011). Relationship between Use of Communication Technology and Academic Performance. Poster presented at the RCA Symposium, Alabama State University, February 2011.Rossi, M. & Khan, M.J. (2011). Elevation Angle Influences Ability to Match 3D Terrain to Topographic Maps. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Washington, DC May 25-30, 2011.
Rossi, M. and Khan, M. J., ‘The Relationship between Elevation Angle and Visually Correlating 2D Contour Maps to 3D Terrain Depictions,’ The Huntsville Simulation Conference, HSC09, Huntsville, AL, 27 – 29,  Oct 2009.
Rossi, M.J. & Khan, J. “The Development & Evaluation of a Terrain Visualization Training System” Presentation at CVMNAH Research Symposium, Tuskegee University, March 16, 2009.
Rossi, M., Khan, M. J. Lickteig, C. W., Schaefer, P. S. Burke, T. J. (2007). Anytime, Anywhere Terrain Visualization Training. Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, Orlando, FL Nov. 2007.
Rossi, M., Khan, M. J.  (2007).  Development of and Reactions to an Interdisciplinary Course in Human Factors Psychology at Tuskegee University: Lessons Learned.  Poster presented at the International Society for the Exploration of Teaching & Learning.
Rossi, M., Khan, M.J., and Ali, S. F. (2007). “Cross-Campus Collaboration between Aerospace Science Engineering & Psychology: How & Why,” Paper presented at the Workshop on Models of Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Communication among STEM Disciplines, Tuskegee University, February 15, 2007.
Rossi, M., Khan, M. J. and Lickteig, C., ‘Integrating Training and Technology to Train Terrain Visualization,’ Huntsville Simulation Conference, Huntsville, AL, Oct. 2006.
Khan, M. J., Rossi, M., Heath, B., Ali, S. F. and Ward, M., ‘An Experimental Study of the Effect of Out-of-the-Window Cues on Training Novice Pilots on a Flight Simulator,’ Human Factors & Ergonomics Society Conference, San Francisco, CA Oct. 2006.
Khan, M.J., Rossi, M. and Ali, S.F.  Using a low cost flight simulation environment for interdisciplinary education, ASEE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. (June 21-23, 2004).
 
Professional Memberships/Leadership/Editorial Board/Reviewer:
Association for Behavior Analysis International 
Society for the Teaching of Psychology 
Association for Psychological Science
International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning 
International Society for Technology in Education 
Phi Kappa Phi 
Psi Chi 
 
The Learning Tree, Inc. (operates schools in Alabama for children with severe behavioral and intellectual disabilities) - Vice President of the Board of Directors