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Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

  • ID: 1209518
  • Book
  • 324 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This ground–breaking book is the first to address the learning and teaching issues associated with psychology in Higher Education.   The chapters provide suggestions and support for some of the most challenging areas of psychology teaching, including the teaching of research methods and statistics, effective supervision of research projects, management of online learning, and other key issues associated with teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Using the latest research in teaching and learning and drawing upon the experiences and skills of key people in the field, Teaching Psychology in Higher Education presents effective, evidence–based practice and advice that will be invaluable for both experienced and new lecturers.

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Notes on Contributors.

Foreword (Stephen E. Newstead).

Preface (Dominic Upton and Annie Trapp).


1 Individual Differences: Psychology in the European Community (Annie Trapp and Dominic Upton).

2 Those We Serve? Student Issues and Solutions (Caprice Lantz).

3 Myths, Maths and Madness: Misconceptions around Psychology (Peter Reddy and Caprice Lantz).

4 Teaching You to Suck Eggs? Using Psychology to Teach Psychology (Annie Trapp).

5 Bravery and Creativity through the Curriculum (Douglas A. Bernstein and Dominic Upton).

6 Non–Sadistical Methods for Teaching Statistics (Andy P. Field).

7 Where Angels Fear to Tread: The Undergraduate Research Project (Mark Forshaw and Susan Hansen).

8 How Do You Really Know? (Kathy Harrington).

9 Onwards and Upwards: Teaching Postgraduate Students (Jacqui Akhurst).

10 Spreading the Word: Teaching Psychology to Non–Psychologists (Dominic Upton).

11 Psychology: Past, Present and Future (Dominic Upton and Annie Trapp).

Resource Guide.


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Dominic Upton
Annie Trapp
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