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Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2248911
  • Book
  • September 2005
  • 376 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology is a state-of-the-art volume that provides readers with comprehensive coverage and analysis of current trends and issues, basic mechanics, and important contextual variables related to effective teaching in psychology.
  • Uses concise and targeted chapters, written by leading scholars in the field, to explore a myriad of challenges in the teaching of psychology.
  • Employs a prescriptive approach to offer strategies and solutions to frequently occurring dilemmas.
  • Covers the gamut of current topics of interest to all current and future teachers of psychology.
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Preface.

Part I: Introduction.

1. What Teachers Need to Know about Teaching and Learning: Stephen F. Davis (Texas Wesleyan University) and William Buskist (Auburn University).

2. The Scholarship of Teaching and Pedagogy: Bernard C. Beins (Ithaca College).

3. Psychology Curricula and the New Liberal Arts: Thomas V. McGovern (Arizona State University West).

4. The Society for the Teaching of Psychology: A Psychology Teacher’s Best Friend: G. William Hill IV (Kennesaw State University).

Part III: Preparing for Teaching.

5. Options for Planning a Course and Developing a Syllabus: Anne-Marie Suddreth and Amy T. Galloway (both Appalachian State University).

6. Selecting a Text and Using Publisher-Produced Courseware: Some Suggestions and Warnings: Andrew Christopher (Albion College).

7. The First Day of Class and the Rest of the Semester: Sandra Goss Lucas (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign).

Part III: Techniques of Teaching: Approaches and Strategies.

8. The Classroom Lecture: Stephen H. Hobbs (Augusta State University).

9. Writing in Psychology: Robin K. Morgan (Indiana University Southeast) and Dave L. Morgan (Spalding University).

10. Let the Concert Begin: The Music of Team Teaching: Kenneth D. Keith (University of San Diego).

11. Collaborative Learning: Maximizing Students’ Potential for Success: Tina Vazin and Phyllis Reile (both Alabama State University).

12. Problem-based Learning: Patricia A. Connor-Greene (Clemson University).

13. Understanding Human Thought: Educating Students as Critical Thinkers: Heidi R. Riggio and Diane F. Halpern (both Claremont-McKenna College).

14. Leading Discussions and Asking Questions: Tracy E. Zinn and Bryan K. Saville (both James Madison University).

15. Building a Repertoire of Effective Classroom Demonstrations: Douglas A. Bernstein (University of South Florida).

16. Lessons Learned Using PowerPoint in the Classroom: Timothy J. Huelsman (Appalachian State University).

17. Using the Internet Effectively: Home Pages and E-mail: Vincent W. Hevern (LeMoyne College).

18. Teaching Students to Use Electronic Databases: Maureen McCarthy (Kennesaw State University and American Psychological Association) and Thomas P. Pusateri (Florida Atlantic University).

Part IV: Techniques of Teaching: Special Considerations.

19. Teaching Large Classes: Katherine Kipp (University of Georgia) and Steffen Pope Wilson (Eastern Kentucky University).

20. Using Teaching Assistants Effectively: Lauren Fruh VanSickle Scharff (Stephen F. Austin State University).

21. Teaching Courses with Laboratories: Dana S. Dunn (Moravian College).

22. Independent Study: A Conceptual Framework: Jeffrey S. Katz, Bradley R. Sturz, Kent D. Bodily, and Michelle Hernandez, (all Auburn University).

23. Service-Learning: Randall E. Osborne and Oren Renick (both Texas State University-San Marcos).

24. Distance Learning: Psychology Online: Mary N. Duell (University of Massachusetts at Lowell and Middlesex Community College).

Part V: Teaching and Mentoring Diverse Students.

25. Teaching and Mentoring Nontraditional Students: Cathy A. Grover (Emporia State University).

26. Teaching and Mentoring Students with Disabilities: David E. Johnson (John Brown University).

27. Teaching and Mentoring Female Students: Elizabeth Yost Hammer (Loyola University-New Orleans).

28. Teaching and Mentoring Racially and Ethnically Diverse Students: Loretta Neal McGregor (Arkansas State University).

29. Using Hope Theory to Teach and Mentor Academically At-Risk Students: C. R. Snyder, Hal S. Shorey, and Kevin L. Rand (all University of Kansas, Lawrence).

30. Multiple Cultural Identities: Will the Real Student Please Stand Up?: Loreto R. Prieto (University of Akron).

Part VI: Teaching Controversial Topics in Psychology.

31. Teaching Psychology When Everyone is an Expert: David J. Pittenger (University of Tennessee-Chattanooga).

32. Psychology of Race and Ethnicity: James E. Freeman (University of Virginia).

33. Evolutionary Psychology: Lewis Barker (Auburn University).

34. Teaching Human Sexuality: Laura L. Finken (Creighton University).

35. Psychology of Gender and Related Courses: Margaret A. Lloyd (Georgia Southern University).

36. Teaching the Psychology of Religion: Teaching for Today’s World: Maureen P. Hester (Holy Names University) and Raymond F. Paloutzian (Westmont College).

37. Drugs and Behavior: Scott A. Bailey( Texas Lutheran University).

Part VII: Classroom Management Issues.

38. Ethical Teaching: William Douglas Woody (University of Northern Colorado).

39. Establishing Classroom Etiquette: General Rules of Classroom Conduct: Lisa Damour (John Carroll University).

40. Problematic College Students: Preparing and Reparing: Janie H. Wilson and Amy A. Hackney (both Georgia Southern College).

41. Preventing, Detecting, and Addressing Academic Dishonesty: Gregory J. Cizek (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill).

Part VIII: Evaluating Student Learning.

42. Test Construction: John A. Juve (University of Missouri-Columbia).

43. Principles of Effective Grading: Peter Giordano (Belmont University).

44. Written and Oral Assignments: Harold L. Miller, Jr. and Casey L. Lance (both Brigham Young University).

45. Group Work: Patti Price (Wingate University).

46. Writing Letters of Recommendation: R. Eric Landrum (Boise State University).

Part IX: Assessment of Teaching.

47. Using Student Evaluations to Improve Teaching: Victor A. Benassi and Lee F. Seidel (both University of New Hampshire).

48. In-Class Learning Assessment Strategies: Regan A. R. Gurung (University of Wisconsin, Green Bay).

49. Lesser Discussed Aspects of Peer Review: Context, Out-of-Classroom Work, and Communication: Baron Perlman and Lee I. McCann (both University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh).

50. Improving Teaching Through Video Feedback and Consultation: Steven Prentice-Dunn, Kristen L. Payne, and Judy M. Ledbetter (all University of Alabama).

51. Creating Teaching Portfolios: Erin B. Rasmussen (Idaho State University).

Part X: Teaching Within the Larger Context of Academic Life.

52. Helping College Students with Personal Problems: Should I Help and How?: Marcia Rossi (Tuskegee University).

53. Inviting Students to Become Research Collaborators: Susan R. Burns (Morningside College).

54. Foster Student Professional Development: R. Eric Landrum (Boise State University).

55. Professional Development Through the Integration of Teaching, Scholarship, and Service: If It is Not Fun, I’m Not Doing It: Matthew T. Huss (Creighton University).

56. Mentoring From Your Chair: Building a Valuable Relationship: Linda M. Noble (Kennesaw State University).

57. Navigating the Academic Environment: The Politics of Teaching: Randolph A. Smith (Kennesaw State University).

Index.

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William Buskist Auburn University.

Stephen F. Davis Texas Wesleyan University.
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