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Dr. Marnie Moist

Marnie Moist

Title: Professor of Psychology
School: Arts & Letters
Academic Department: Psychology
Phone: 814-472-2887
E-mail: mmoist@francis.edu
Office Location: 102C Scotus Hall

Education

  • Ph.D Cognitive Neuropsychology - George Washington University
  • M.Phil (Master of Philosophy) - George Washington University
  • B.A. Psychology - University of Notre Dame

Biography

You can find out more about Marnie at http://scotus.francis.edu/mmoist/

Teaching & Research

Courses

Research Interests

  • Community needs assessment and service learning
  • Cultural influences on categorization and similarity comparisons
  • Cognitive styles
Recent Scholarly Activities

Publications

  • Moist, M.L., & Glaz, A. (2013). Vantage Theory, the nature-nurture debate, and the four-dimensional mental flexiverse. In A. Glaz, M.L. Moist, & E. Tribushinina (Eds.), Vantage Theory: A View on Language, Cognition, and Categorization (pp. 9-65). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Moist, M.L. (2013). Zooming from human evolution through culture and individual differences using the Vantage Theory-based four-dimensional mental flexiverse. In A.Glaz, M.L. Moist, & E. Tribushinina (Eds.), Vantage Theory: A View on Language, Cognition, and Categorization (pp. 339-386). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Presentations

  • Moist, M. L. (2010). Risk Factors for Central Pennsylvania 6th Graders’ Reported Intentions to Use Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD use). Paper presented to Communities in Schools of the Laurel Highlands in Ebensburg, PA.
    Moist, M. & Craw, P. (2009). Enhancing the Quality of Learning through Course-Embedded Assessment of Higher Education Service-Learning Courses. Presentation at Pennsylvania/New York Campus Compact conference entitled Partnerships that work: The challenges and successes of sustaining campus/community collaborations.
  • Moist, M. (2009). Taking Service Learning Courses to the Next Level. [Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance Impacting Communities through Service Learning Workshop, 2 facilitated sessions, May 11, 2009, Mt. Aloysius College, Cresson, PA.
  • Esposito,A., Ganassi, J., & Moist, M. (2009) The Effect of Wii Playing Constraints and Personality Type on Total Bowling Points. 12th Annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference.
  • Albanes, B., Kowalski, J., & Moist, M. (2009). Does Background Music influence Comprehension? 12th Annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference.
  • Chappell, J. & Moist, M. (2009). Reiki Effects on Stress Relaxation and the Role of open-mindedness. 12th Annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference.
  • Moist, M. (2008). Principles of Assessment Parts I and II. Presentations given at the Southern Alleghenies Learn and Serve Alliance (SALSA) May 12th training workshop. Loretto, PA: Saint Francis University.
  • Dice, A., West, J., Moist, M. (2009). Effect of Type of Seating Arrangement and Type of Recall on Recall . 12th Annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference.
  • Sandu, A. & Moist, M. (2008) Effect of Gender on Recall of Overt vs. Relational ggressive Acts. 11th Annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference.
  • Moist, M. L. (2006). Making Connections: Integrative Data Interpretation - Techniques for Recognition of Top Priorities in Improving Student Learning. Paper Presented at the meeting of the Association for General and Liberal Studies in Indianapolis, IN.
Professional Activities

General Education Assessment Activity

  • Moist, M. L. (2005). General Education Eleventh Year Implementation Assessment Report (Volume 2): General Education Assessment Plan. Loretto, PA: Saint Francis University.
  • 2005-present have authored/co-authored several annual assessment reports pertaining to student learning at SFU (see annual General Education Implementation Assessment Reports since 11th year report).

Internal/External Grant Activity

  • Faculty Learning Community Facilitator, SFU Faculty Development Committee 2009 Grant Award $10,200; 2010 Grant Award $4,400
  • Research Supervisor, SFU School of Arts & Letters Faculty/Student Research Grant 2009 Grant Award for $1000
  • Internal Evaluator for Title 3 U.S. Dept. of Education Grant for $1 million, 2007-2012
  • Assessment Coordinator for a PA/NY Campus Compact Grant Establishing and Expanding Regional Networks, 2007-2009, Award for $50,000

Guest Reviewer

Journals

  • Language (2007)

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