Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Author: Dominic Upton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444320742

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

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This ground-breaking book is the first to address the learning andteaching issues associated with psychology in Higher Education inthe UK and Europe Presents effective, evidence-based practice and advice for bothexperienced and new lecturers Covers challenging areas of psychology teaching, such asresearch methods and statistics, supervision of research projectsand management of online learning Relevant for European Universities aligning with the BolognaDeclaration

Teaching Psychology around the World

Teaching Psychology around the World

Author: Jacquelyn Cranney

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443834735

Category: Psychology

Page: 505

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This book updates the information in the first two volumes of Teaching Psychology around the World, providing a current overview of teaching psychology internationally. Psychology curricula continue to become increasingly internationalised; the book includes relevant information about and research on teaching from secondary, undergraduate (baccalaureate) and post-graduate (MA, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral) psychology programs in Australia, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the US. It is a must-read for all instructors of psychology and university personnel engaged in building international programs, as well as psychologists and psychology students interested in the international aspects of the discipline. This book, like the earlier ones in the series, brings together current information on the teaching and practice of psychology collected by experts in the field from throughout the world.

Teaching Psychology around the World (Volume 4)

Teaching Psychology around the World (Volume 4)

Author: Alfredo Padilla-López

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527520042

Category: Psychology

Page: 499

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This book provides a one-volume overview of psychology’s globalization, and will serve as a handbook for psychology professors around the globe wanting to internationalize and diversify their courses and curricula and seeking innovative ideas to enrich their teaching. Topics covered include practical tips to diversify specific courses, such as abnormal psychology, lifespan development, and psychotherapy, and innovative methods of assessment of student learning. Additionally, a number of chapters focus on describing the training of psychologists and the history and future of psychology education in various nations and regions. Co-edited by six distinguished, international academics, the thirty-three chapters represent each major geographic region around the world, with authors based in nations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Instructors of cross cultural, cultural, and international psychology and of multicultural education will be especially interested in the book, as will program evaluators, policy makers, and university administrators.

Teaching Psychology around the World

Teaching Psychology around the World

Author: Grant J. Rich

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781527547124

Category: Psychology

Page: 471

View: 358

This volume serves as a handbook for psychology professors around the globe who aim to internationalize and diversify their courses and curricula, and who seek innovative ideas to enrich their teaching. The work provides an overview of psychology’s globalization, and offers a broad range of suggestions for psychology instructors aiming to internationalize their undergraduate and graduate courses. Topics covered here include practical tips to diversify specific courses, such as abnormal psychology, lifespan development, and psychotherapy, and innovative methods of assessment of student learning. Additionally, a number of chapters focus on describing the training of psychologists, and the history and future of psychology education in various nations and regions. Co-edited by five distinguished, international academics, the thirty-five chapters represent each major geographic region of the world, with authors based in nations in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America. Instructors of cross cultural, cultural, and international psychology and of multicultural education will be especially interested in the book, as will program evaluators, policy makers, and university administrators.

Teaching Psychology

Teaching Psychology

Author: Sandra Goss Lucas

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781135634858

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

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Most new psychology instructors enter their first undergraduate classrooms with little or no formal preparation for their role as a teacher. The goal of this book is to review the body of teaching research that is available as well as some of the well-accepted lore, so as to make the first foray into teaching psychology a positive experience. Teaching Psychology outlines the major problems and issues confronting psychology teachers. It presents an overview of the "nuts and bolts" of teaching psychology including dealing with troubled and troubling students, choosing and using technology, developing evaluation instruments, and selecting methods for self-evaluation. Written by two award-winning psychology professors with over 50 years of combined teaching experience, the book offers a wide range of down-to-earth suggestions and immediately usable materials intended to help psychology teachers teach better and help students learn more. The chapters are organized to roughly parallel the sequence of tasks that new psychology teachers face, beginning with goal setting and ending with evaluation of one's teaching. Each chapter is chockfull of helpful tools including checklists, sample lecture notes, writing assignments, and grading criteria. To make it easier to customize this material, these tools are available on an accompanying CD along with a rating sheet for choosing a textbook, a student grade-record sheet, a sample statement on academic integrity and a pool of less-than-perfect test items to hone item-writing skills. This book offers guidelines for teaching such as: setting goals in line with 10 basic principles of effective teaching planning the basics including choosing a text, writing a syllabus, and creating a grading system setting a positive tone in the classroom providing tips on asking and answering questions, promoting critical thinking, and evaluating student performance. Intended for psychology graduate students who are learning to teach, faculty who train psychology instructors, and new psychology faculty at institutions ranging from high schools to universities, as well as experienced faculty wishing to hone their teaching skills.

Teaching Psychology

Teaching Psychology

Author: Douglas A. Bernstein

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429627828

Category: Education

Page: 328

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This thoroughly revised third edition of Teaching Psychology synthesizes the latest pedagogical research on effective teaching and translates it into recommendations for classroom application. It also takes into account the many changes in the teaching landscape that have taken place in recent years. Covering key topics such as planning a course, choosing teaching methods, assimilating technology, and the integration of teaching into the rest of your academic life, this book also includes an abundance of supportive, supplementary content to guide and inform new teachers. This content will also benefit seasoned teachers who wish to re-evaluate their current teaching practices and explore new teaching ideas and techniques. Presenting a comprehensive and cutting-edge teaching guide for psychology teachers, this book is a vital resource for those who are training psychology instructors or undertaking a teaching psychology course. It is also a useful text for more experienced faculty looking to update their current teaching practices.

Teaching Psychology around the World

Teaching Psychology around the World

Author: Sherri McCarthy

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443802796

Category: Psychology

Page: 650

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This important book is an overview of teaching psychology internationally. As psychology curricula become increasingly internationalised, it is necessary to understand and compare the various models for training psychologists and teaching psychology students. Incorporating research and perspectives from psychologists in more than 30 countries, it includes relevant information for secondary, undergraduate (baccalaureate) and post-graduate (M.A., Doctoral and Post-Doctoral) psychology programs and is a must-read for all instructors of psychology, as well as psychologists and psychology students interested in the international aspects of the discipline.

Teaching Psychology

Teaching Psychology

Author: Jillian Grose-Fifer

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9781118981436

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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A guide to an evidence-based approach for teaching college-level psychology courses Teaching Psychology offers an evidence-based, student-centered approach that is filled with suggestions, ideas, and practices for teaching college-level courses in ways that contribute to student success. The authors draw on current scientific studies of learning, memory, and development, with specific emphasis on classroom studies. The authors offer practical advice for applying scholarly research to teaching in ways that maximize student learning and personal growth. The authors endorse the use of backward course design, emphasizing the importance of identifying learning goals (encompassing skills and knowledge) and how to assess them, before developing the appropriate curriculum for achieving these goals. Recognizing the diversity of today's student population, this book offers guidance for culturally responsive, ethical teaching. The text explores techniques for teaching critical thinking, qualitative and quantitative reasoning, written and oral communication, information and technology literacy, and collaboration and teamwork. The authors explain how to envision the learning objectives teachers want their students to achieve and advise how to select assessments to evaluate if the learning objectives are being met. This important resource: Offers an evidence-based approach designed to help graduate students and new instructors embrace a student-centered approach to teaching; Contains a wealth of examples of effective student-centered teaching techniques; Surveys current findings from the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Draws on the American Psychological Association's five broad goals for the undergraduate Psychology major and shows how to help students build life-long skills; and, Introduces Universal Design for Learning as a framework to support diverse learners. Teaching Psychology offers an essential guide to evidence-based teaching and provides practical advice for becoming an effective teacher. This book is designed to help graduate students, new instructors, and those wanting to update their teaching methods. It is likely to be particularly useful for instructors in psychology and other social science disciplines.

Teaching Psychology around the World

Teaching Psychology around the World

Author: Victor Karandashev

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443810791

Category: Psychology

Page: 625

View: 960

This book brings together current information on the teaching and practice of psychology collected by experts in the field from throughout the world. It is highly recommended by prominent U.S. psychologists Dr. Ann O’Roark, President of the International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Dr. Wilbert McKeachie and Dr. Phillip Zimbardo, former President of the American Psychological Association (APA) and well-known international textbook author. Here are what other leaders in the discipline say about the book:

Teaching Psychology 14-19

Teaching Psychology 14-19

Author: Matt Jarvis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136680274

Category: Education

Page: 174

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Teaching Psychology 14-19 - first published as Teaching Post-16 Psychology - is a core text for all training psychology teachers, as well as experienced teachers engaged in further study and professional development. Taking a reflective approach, Matt Jarvis explores key issues and debates against a backdrop of research and theory, and provides guidance on practical ideas intended to make life in the psychology classroom easier. With an emphasis on the application of psychology to teaching psychology, it clearly and comprehensively covers the knowledge essential to develop as a successful teacher. Key issues considered include: The appeal of psychology and what the subject can offer students The psychology curriculum and advice on how to choose a syllabus Principles of effective teaching and learning Teaching psychological thinking Differentiated psychology teaching Choosing and developing resources Using technology effectively. With a new chapter exploring the role of practical work in the post-coursework era, this second edition considers psychology teaching across the 14-19 age range and has been updated in light of the latest research, policy and practice in the field. Teaching Psychology 14-19 is an essential text for all those engaged in enhancing their understanding of teaching psychology in the secondary school.

Learning to Teach Psychology in the Secondary School

Learning to Teach Psychology in the Secondary School

Author: Deborah Gajic

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000640366

Category: Education

Page: 213

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Learning to Teach Psychology in the Secondary School offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the teaching and learning of psychology. Written for trainee teachers and those new to teaching psychology, it will help you to develop your subject knowledge and gain a deeper understanding of the purpose and potential of psychology within the secondary curriculum as well as support the practical skills needed to plan, teach, and evaluate stimulating and creative lessons. Drawing on theory and the latest research, the text demonstrates how key pedagogical issues link to classroom practice and encourages you to reflect on your own learning and practice to maximise student learning. Written by experts in the field and featuring useful resources, summaries of key points and a range of tasks enabling you to put learning into practice in the classroom, the chapters cover: Using psychology to teach psychology Teaching specific areas of psychology Ethics in psychology teaching Teaching research methods Teaching the skills of evaluation, analysis and application in psychology Assessment and feedback Inclusion Using technology Career progression and professional development This exciting new addition to the market leading Learning to Teach in the Secondary School series is essential reading for all those who aspire to become an inspirational and engaging psychology teacher.