The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education

Hardcover | September 18, 2015

byDana S. Dunn

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The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education is dedicated to providing comprehensive coverage of teaching, pedagogy, and professional issues in psychology. The Handbook is designed to help psychology educators at each stage of their careers, from teaching their first courses anddeveloping their careers to serving as department or program administrators. The goal of the Handbook is to provide teachers, educators, researchers, scholars, and administrators in psychology with current, practical advice on course creation, best practices in psychology pedagogy, course contentrecommendations, teaching methods and classroom management strategies, advice on student advising, and administrative and professional issues, such as managing one's career, chairing the department, organizing the curriculum, and conducting assessment, among other topics.The primary audience for this Handbook is college and university-level psychology teachers (at both two and four-year institutions) at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels, as well as department chairs and other psychology program administrators, who want to improve teaching andlearning within their departments. Faculty members in other social science disciplines (e.g., sociology, education, political science) will find material in the Handbook to be applicable or adaptable to their own programs and courses.

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The Oxford Handbook of Undergraduate Psychology Education is dedicated to providing comprehensive coverage of teaching, pedagogy, and professional issues in psychology. The Handbook is designed to help psychology educators at each stage of their careers, from teaching their first courses anddeveloping their careers to serving as depart...

Dana S. Dunn (B.A., Carnegie Mellon University; Ph.D., University of Virginia) is Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean for Special Projects at Moravian College. A social psychologist by training, his scholarship examines teaching, learning, and liberal education, as well as the social psychology of disability. Dunn received the C...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:952 pages, 10.12 × 7.4 × 2.2 inPublished:September 18, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199933815

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Table of Contents

PART I. Background and Introduction1. Dana S. Dunn: Psychology Education2. Dana S. Dunn and Jamie McMinn: Teaching Psychology: Reflecting on the Art and Science of Quality Pedagogy3. Jennifer L. Bazar: Origins of Teaching Psychology in America4. Jane S. Halonen: Disciplinary Initiatives in Psychology Education: Retrospect and ProspecPART 2. Pedagogy and Practice Issues5. Kenneth D. Keith: Designing the Psychology Course: Syllabus, Readings, and Assignment6. Elliot Hammer: Smart Starts and Happy Endings: Wise Choices for the First and Last Days of Class7. Diane F. Halpern, Amanda H. R. Franco, and Heather A. Butler: Teaching Critical Thinking to Promote Learning8. Kevin J. Apple: Evaluating Learning: Designing Effective Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam9. Beth M. Schwartz and Amy Fineburg: The Head of the Class: Classroom Management and Presentation Choices10. William Buskist and Jared Keeley: Becoming an Excellent Teacher11. Mitchell M. Handelsman and William Douglas Woody: Ethical Teaching in the Classroom and Beyond12. Mary E. Kite and Linh Nguyen Littleford: Teaching About Diversity Across the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum13. Jeffrey D. Holmes and Bernard C. Beins: Teaching Laboratory Courses in Psychology14. Diane Finley and Radhika Krishnadas: Addressing the Needs of Nontraditional Students in Psychology15. Michelle E. Schmidt and Stacey B. Zaremba: Service Learning and Psychology16. Regan A. R. Gurung: Conducting and Applying the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning17. Randolph A. Smith: Teaching Writing for Psychology Courses18. Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, Suzanne C. Baker, and Maureen A. McCarthy: Speaking Well: Promoting Effective Oral Presentations Skills Across the Psychology Curriculum19. Richard L. Miller: Collaboration: Student-Faculty Research20. Stephen L. Chew: Directing Undergraduate Research in Independent Studies, Honors, and Thesis Projects21. Lisabeth Fisher DiLalla: Mentoring Undergraduates in Research22. Jeffrey R. Stowell: Using Technology Effectively in the Psychology Classroom23. Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour: Teaching Online Courses in PsychologyPART 3. Teaching the Topical Areas24. Wayne Weiten and Jeremy Ashton Houska: Introductory Psychology: Unique Challenges and Opportunities25. Bryan K. Saville: Teaching Research Methods26. Maureen A. McCarthy and Bernard C. Beins: Statistics and Psychometrics27. Gary Muir and Erik Wiertelak: Psychology and Neuroscience: Teaching the Neural Basis of Behavior28. Suzanne C. Baker and Catherine Franssen: Animal Behavior29. Howard Iver Thorsheim: Experimental Psychology30. Sarah K. Johnson and Gretchen Hanson Gotthard: Using Science to Teach Science: Applying the Scientific Method in Teaching Physiological Psychology31. Robert J. Sternberg and Karin Sternberg: Teaching Cognitive Science32. Dana S. Dunn, Wayne Weiten, and Elizabeth Yost Hammer: Psychology of Adjustment33. Mark J. Sciutto: Clinical and Counseling Psychology34. Susan Nolan, Paige H. Fisher, and Magdalena Galazyn: Abnormal Psychology35. David B. Daniel and Aaron S. Richmond: Teaching Child and Adolescent Development36. Kathryn A. Morris and R. Brian Giesler: The Joys and Challenges of Teaching Social Psychology37. Marianne Miserandino: Teaching Personality Psychology38. Regan A. R. Gurung and Elise M. Rittenhouse: Teaching Health Psychology39. Wade Pickren and Alexandra Rutherford: Teaching the History of Psychology: Aims, Approaches, and Debates40. Elizabeth Yost Hammer: Human Sexuality41. Tracy E. Zinn: Teaching Psychology of the Workplace42. Florence Denmark and Michele Paludi: Psychology of Women43. Michael E. Nielsen and Christopher F. Silver: Strategies and Resources for Teaching Psychology of Religion44. Jamie Kurtz: Positive Psychology45. Beth Morling: Teaching Cultural Psychology46. Matthew T. Huss and Vince Flynn: Teaching Forensic Clinical Psychology47. Elizabeth Swenson: Teaching the Psychology and Law Class48. Shane M. Murphy and Annemarie I. Murphy: Sport Psychology49. Ronald F. Levant and Katherine Richmond: Teaching the Psychology of Men and Masculinity to UndergraduatesPART 4. Preparing Students for Life after Graduation50. Monica Reis-Bergen: Psychology Applied: Undergraduate Internships and Field Placements51. R. Eric Landrum: Career Development Courses: Preparing Psychology Majors for the Workplace52. Susan Burns: Advising Students about Graduate School in Nonpsychology Fields53. Jared Keeley: Taking Time Off Between College and Graduate School: Guidance and RecommendationsPART 5. Administrative Matters and Career Issues54. Debra Mashek, Diana M. Milillo, and Jennifer M. Tomlinson: Preparing for Teaching-Oriented, Tenure-Track Jobs: The Role of Postdoctoral, Adjunct, and Visiting Positions55. Thomas McGovern: Character Strengths for Well-Being in Academic Life Work and Relationships56. Steven Prentice-Dunn: Seeking Balance in One's Early Career: Teaching, Research, Service, and Private Life57. Andrew Christopher, Pam Marek, and Kevin Zabel: Becoming a Better Writer about Psychology58. Frederick T. L. Leong, Siddharth Chandra, and Madhur Chandra: Applying the Portfolio Model of Adaptability59. Dana S. Dunn and Jamie McMinn: Structuring the Psychology Curriculum: Balancing Breadth, Depth, and Currency60. Michael L. Stoloff and Nathalie Cote: Chairing the Academic Department61. Claudia J. Stanny: Assessing the Psychology Curriculum: A Primer for Faculty and Administrators62. Dana S. Dunn, Jane S. Halonen, Suzanne C. Baker, and Maureen A. McCarthy: Academic Program Reviews in Psychology63. G. William Hill IV: Preparing for Postcampus Life: Late Career Issues and RetirementPART 6. Emerging Topics64. Diane F. Halpern and Heather A. Butler: How to Create a Better Future Using the Quality Principles for Undergraduate Education65. Jacquelyn Cranney, Suzanne Morris, and Lorayne Botwood: Psychological Literacy in Undergraduate Psychology Education66. Tyler Lorig and William B. Dragoin: Psychology as a STEM Discipline: Issues and Prospects for Undergraduate Education67. Dana S. Dunn: The Promise of Psychology EducationIndex