Sandra Goss Lucas
Wiley-Blackwell; 1st edition (May 19; 2008)
A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology focuses on the critical aspects of teaching introductory psychology to undergraduate students. It includes ideas; tips; and strategies for effectively teaching this course and provides useful answers to commonly asked questions.
- A concise and accessible guide to teaching introductory courses in Psychology
- Begins with an orienting history of the course· Evaluates current trends in teaching and offers suggestions for developing personal techniques
- Addresses a number of relevant issues; including how to teach difficult topics; linking course content to everyday experience; developing and using class presentations; active learning ideas and lectures; and increasing interest in course topics
- Supported by a website that provides links to useful websites and handouts that instructors can use in their classes (http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/teachpsychscience/lucas/)