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Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Dominic Upton (Editor), Annie Trapp (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-444-32074-9

Jan 2010

328 pages

$49.99

Description

This ground-breaking book is the first to address the learning and teaching issues associated with psychology in Higher Education in the UK and Europe
  • Presents effective, evidence-based practice and advice for both experienced and new lecturers
  • Covers challenging areas of psychology teaching, such as research methods and statistics, supervision of research projects and management of online learning
  • Relevant for European Universities aligning with the Bologna Declaration
Notes on Contributors.

Foreword (Stephen E. Newstead).

Preface (Dominic Upton and Annie Trapp).

Acknowledgements.

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.

Index.

""The breadth of coverage in Upton and Trapp's volume is considerable, and the quality of information in each chapter is high...The tone of the book is always positive and energetic, as one would expect from a rally-cry. Read it, and join the cause."" (PLAT journal, December 2010)

""The breadth of coverage in Upton and Trapp's volume is considerable, and the quality of information in each chapter is high."" (Reviews, November 2010)

 

  • The first book to address the learning and teaching issues associated with Psychology in Higher Education
  • Presents effective, evidence-based practice and advice for both experienced and new lecturers
  • Covers challenging areas of Psychology teaching, such as research methods and statistics, supervision of research projects and management of online learning
  • Relevant for European Universities aligning with the Bologna Declaration