Chapter 1. An Introduction to Introductory Psychology

  1. Sandra Goss Lucas

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301748.ch1

A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology

A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology

How to Cite

Lucas, S. G. (2008) An Introduction to Introductory Psychology, in A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301748.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2008

Book Series:

  1. Teaching Psychological Science

Book Series Editors:

  1. William Buskist and
  2. Douglas A. Bernstein

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151504

Online ISBN: 9781444301748

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Keywords:

  • depth versus breadth;
  • National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (NITOP);
  • teaching techniques;
  • mini-assignments;
  • teaching goals inventory (TGI);
  • discussion - stimulus questions;
  • evaluation - warmth, pleasure and failure

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Introductory Psychology?

  • What Do I Teach?

  • How Do I Teach?

  • Who Are Your Introductory Psychology Students?

  • Using This Book

  • In Summary

  • References and Further Reading