Teaching Psychological Science
Each book in the Teaching Psychological Science series focuses on critical aspects of teaching core courses in psychology. The books share ideas, tips, and strategies for effective teaching and offer all the pedagogical tools an instructor needs to plan the course in one handy and concise volume.
Written by outstanding teachers and edited by Bill Buskist and Doug Bernstein, well-respected authors and teachers, the volumes provide a wealth of concrete suggestions not found in other volumes and a clear roadmap for teaching. Each book focuses on practical, concrete, hands-on tips for novice teachers and experienced instructors alike. The books include: ideas for beginning the course; sample lecture outlines for the entire course; examples and applications that link the course content to everyday student experience; classroom demonstrations and activities with an emphasis on promoting active learning and critical thinking; discussion of sensitive and difficult-to-teach topics and ethical issues likely to be encountered throughout the semester; course-specific options for evaluating student performance; a chapter on available resources for teaching the course.