Chapter 11. The Repertory Grid as a Heuristic Tool in Teaching Undergraduate Psychology

  1. Dana S. Dunn PhD, BA social psychologist professor director Fellow Chair2,
  2. Jane S. Halonen clinical psychologist Dean leader Director Fellow president academic consultant department reviewer Chief Reader3 and
  3. Randolph A. Smith doctorate Professor Chair Fellow member President4
  1. Joseph A. Mayo

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch11

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Mayo, J. A. (2008) The Repertory Grid as a Heuristic Tool in Teaching Undergraduate Psychology, in Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices (eds D. S. Dunn, J. S. Halonen and R. A. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 3

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. Gordon College, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405174022

Online ISBN: 9781444305173

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Keywords:

  • repertory grid as a heuristic tool in teaching undergraduate psychology;
  • Kelly's personal construct theory (PCT);
  • repertory grid technique (RGT)—originally named role construct repertory test;
  • life span developmental psychology;
  • history and systems of psychology;
  • implications for undergraduate psychology curriculum;
  • elicited construct form of RGT

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Life Span Developmental Psychology

  • History and Systems of Psychology

  • Implications for the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum

  • References