Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology

Author: Michelle Rae Hebl
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135645558
Format: PDF, ePub
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Like its predecessors, Volume III of the Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology provides introductory psychology instructors with teaching ideas and activities that can immediately be put into practice in the classroom. It contains an organized collection of articles from Teaching of Psychology (TOP), the official journal of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division 2 of the American Psychological Association. Volume III contains 89 articles from TOP that have not been included in other volumes. Another distinction between this volume and its predecessors is its emphasis on testing and assessment. The book is divided into two sections. Section One, "Issues and Approaches in Teaching Introductory Psychology," contains 52 articles on critical issues, such as: how to approach the course; understanding students' interests, perceptions, and motives; students' existing knowledge of psychology (including their misconceptions); a comparison of introductory textbooks and tips on how to evaluate them; test questions and student factors affecting exam performance; an overview of different forms of feedback; giving extra credit; and how to deal with academic dishonesty. Section Two consists of 37 articles that present demonstrations, class and laboratory projects, and other techniques to enhance teaching and learning in both the introductory, as well as advanced courses in the discipline. This section is organized so as to parallel the order of topics found in most introductory psychology textbooks. Intended for academicians who teach the introductory psychology course and/or oversee grad assistants who teach the course, all royalties of the book go directly to the Society for the Teaching of Psychology to promote its activities to further improve the teaching of psychology.

Handbook for teaching introductory psychology

Author: Ludy T. Benjamin
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum
ISBN:
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This comprehensive volume is an essential resource for instructors of beginning courses in psychology. Reflecting the wisdom and creativity of many teachers of introductory psychology who contributed their ideas to the journal Teaching of Psychology,the articles discuss a variety of issues and approaches as well as provide a large number of suggestions for classroom and extra-classroom activities and demonstrations.

A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology

Author: Sandra Goss Lucas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444301756
Format: PDF
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A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology focuses on the critical aspects of teaching introductory psychology to undergraduate students. It includes ideas, tips, and strategies for effectively teaching this course and provides useful answers to commonly asked questions. A concise and accessible guide to teaching introductory courses in Psychology Begins with an orienting history of the course· Evaluates current trends in teaching and offers suggestions for developing personal techniques Addresses a number of relevant issues, including how to teach difficult topics; linking course content to everyday experience; developing and using class presentations, lectures, and active learning ideas; and increasing interest in course topics Supported by a website that provides links to useful websites and handouts that instructors can use in their classes (http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/teachpsychscience/lucas/)

Teaching Introductory Psychology

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: 9781557984173
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The editor's goal in compiling this book was to invite authors to articulate their philosophies, course designs, and teaching techniques for the introductory psychology course. The authors were told to write a chapter for all introductory psychology teachers and to address how the teaching of introductory psychology could be made more rewarding to students and teachers alike. A few authors comment specifically on the writing process of introductory textbooks, and the parallels they have found between the classes they teach and the material they write. It is hoped that these chapters help to shed light on any introductory textbook's underlying purpose, goals, and organization and thus enable teachers to use these essential texts more effectively.

Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology Second Edition

Author: Mark E. Ware
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317759370
Format: PDF, Docs
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For those who teach students in psychology, education, and the social sciences, the Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology, Second Edition provides practical applications and rich sources of ideas. Revised to include a wealth of new material (56% of the articles are new), these invaluable reference books contain the collective experience of teachers who have successfully dealt with students' difficulty in mastering important concepts about human behavior. Each volume features a table that lists the articles and identifies the primary and secondary courses in which readers can use each demonstration. Additionally, the subject index facilitates retrieval of articles according to topical headings, and the appendix notes the source as it originally appeared in Teaching of Psychology--especially useful for users needing to cite information. The official journal of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association, Teaching of Psychology is a highly respected publication devoted to improving teaching and learning at all educational levels. Volume III consists of 95 articles about teaching personality, abnormal, clinical-counseling, and social psychology. Divided into four sections (one for each specialty), the book suggests ways to work with case studies, advocate a research perspective, use the arts and literature as teaching tools, and otherwise facilitate understanding of theoretical concepts.

The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199933812
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The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education is dedicated to providing comprehensive coverage of teaching, pedagogy, and professional issues in psychology. The Handbook is designed to help psychology educators at each stage of their careers, from teaching their first courses and developing their careers to serving as department or program administrators. The goal of the Handbook is to provide teachers, educators, researchers, scholars, and administrators in psychology with current, practical advice on course creation, best practices in psychology pedagogy, course content recommendations, teaching methods and classroom management strategies, advice on student advising, and administrative and professional issues, such as managing one's career, chairing the department, organizing the curriculum, and conducting assessment, among other topics. The primary audience for this Handbook is college and university-level psychology teachers (at both two and four-year institutions) at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels, as well as department chairs and other psychology program administrators, who want to improve teaching and learning within their departments. Faculty members in other social science disciplines (e.g., sociology, education, political science) will find material in the Handbook to be applicable or adaptable to their own programs and courses.

Culture Across the Curriculum

Author: Kenneth D. Keith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107189977
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Provides background content and teaching ideas to support the integration of culture in a wide range of psychology courses.

Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology Introductory statistics research methods and history

Author: Mark E. Ware
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780805830453
Format: PDF
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For those who teach students in psychology, education, and the social sciences, the Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology, Second Editionprovides practical applications and rich sources of ideas. Revised to include a wealth of new material (56% of the articles are new), these invaluable reference books contain the collective experience of teachers who have successfully dealt with students' difficulty in mastering important concepts about human behavior. Each volume features a table that lists the articles and identifies the primary and secondary courses in which readers can use each demonstration. Additionally, the subject index facilitates retrieval of articles according to topical headings, and the appendix notes the source as it originally appeared in Teaching of Psychology, the official journal of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association. Volume I consists of 97 articles about strategies for teaching introductory psychology, statistics, research methods, and the history of psychology classes. Divided into four sections (one for each specialty), the book suggests ways to stimulate interest, promote participation, grasp psychological terminology, and master necessary scientific skills.

Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology Physiological comparative perception learning cognitive and developmental

Author: Mark E. Ware
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780805830460
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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For those who teach students in psychology, education, and the social sciences, the Handbook of Demonstrations and Activities in the Teaching of Psychology, Second Edition provides practical applications and rich sources of ideas. Revised to include a wealth of new material (56% of the articles are new), these invaluable reference books contain the collective experience of teachers who have successfully dealt with students' difficulty in mastering important concepts about human behavior. Each volume features a table that lists the articles and identifies the primary and secondary courses in which readers can use each demonstration. Additionally, the subject index facilitates retrieval of articles according to topical headings, and the appendix notes the source as it originally appeared in Teaching of Psychology--especially useful for users needing to cite information. The official journal of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association, Teaching of Psychology is a highly respected publication devoted to improving teaching and learning at all educational levels. Volume II consists of 99 articles about teaching physiology, perception, learning, memory, and developmental psychology. Divided into eight sections (four devoted to developmental psychology and one for each of the other specialties), the book suggests ways to stimulate interest, promote participation, collect data, structure field experience, and observe and interact with patients.

Introduction to Psychology

Author: James W. Kalat
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305271556
Format: PDF
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Jim Kalat's best-selling INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY takes an evaluate the evidence approach to introductory psychology. Featuring a friendly writing style, hands-on Try It Yourself activities, and helpful visuals, the text invites students to engage in the experience of learning psychology. The modular organization breaks each chapter into meaningful chunks for structuring learning, and provides assignment flexibility for instructors. Content is seamless, with nothing relegated to the margins or separated in boxes. What's the Evidence coverage reviews real studies, encouraging students to ask questions like, Does the evidence really support the conclusion? The Eleventh Edition draws on the latest research and literature to teach students how to separate the plausible from the scientifically demonstrable -- in the psychology classroom and beyond it. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.