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Author Goss Lucas, Sandra.

Title A guide to teaching introductory psychology / Sandra Goss Lucas.

Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  150.711 GOSS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 311 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Teaching psychological science ; 2.
Teaching psychological science ; 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. An Introduction to Introductory Psychology -- 2. Getting Ready to Teach -- 3. Introduction, Research Methods, Culture -- 4. Human Development -- 5. Biological Psychology -- 6. Sensation and Perception -- 7. Consciousness, Motivation, and Emotion -- 8. Learning and Memory -- 9. Cognition, Language, and Cognitive Abilities -- 10. Health, Stress, Coping, and Personality -- 11. Mental Disorders and Therapies -- 12. Social Psychology -- 13. Ending Your Course, Reflecting on it, and Getting Ready for the Next Time -- App. Professional Development Resources in the Teaching of Psychology.
Summary "A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology focuses on the critical aspects of teaching introductory psychology to undergraduate students. The volume begins with an orienting history of the course and evaluates current trends in teaching, as well as offering suggestions for developing personal techniques. Sandra Goss Lucas addresses a number of relevant issues, including how to teach difficult topics; linking course content to everyday experience; developing and using class presentations, lectures, and active learning ideas; and increasing interest in course topics."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Psychology -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 9781405151504 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1405151501 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781405151511 (paperback: alk. paper)
140515151X (paperback: alk. paper)