ED LIPINSKI MCC FACULTY
The word 'meet' takes on a different connotation in
cyberspace. Therefore we will take advantage of one of Webster's more liberal
interpretations referring to the word as "an introduction to".
I am a member of the residential faculty here at Mesa Community College,
where I have taught for over 18 years. I currently teach Introduction to Psychology
(PSY 101), Introduction to Statistics (PSY 230), and Research Methods (PSY 290). My philosophy of teaching psychology includes the practical application of
psychological concepts, the usage of powerful learning tools (like critical
thinking skills and the Internet) and the
integration of humor into the curriculum.
I earned my Ph.D. in Educational
Psychology at Capella University in 2006; additionally, I received
both an undergraduate (BA) and graduate degree
(MA) in psychology from Oakland University, in
Rochester Michigan. Although the main focus of my studies centered around
developmental psychology, research, and statistical analysis, I spent most of my post
graduate years explaining why Oakland University was not in California. As a result,
I realized the largest gains from my educational pursuits were not academic or monetary
but practical. I was able to take advantage of the framework that was established in
my studies and apply it to the outside world. I hope to provide MCC students with a
Take a few minutes to review the items listed at the left of the page for
a more detailed "introduction". Also feel free to allow me to "meet"
you by sending me an e-mail at the address listed below.
This page was last updated on
January 12, 2006.
Copyright Ed Lipinski and Mesa Community College,
1998-2006. All rights reserved.