Chapter 15. Using Service Learning to Promote Critical Thinking in the Psychology Curriculum

  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. Elizabeth Yost Hammer

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch15

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Hammer, E. Y. (2008) Using Service Learning to Promote Critical Thinking in the Psychology Curriculum, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 3

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. Xavier University of Louisiana, 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:

  • using service learning to promote critical thinking in psychology curriculum;
  • service-learning assignments;
  • chapter entries for service-learning journal assignment in social psychology;
  • in-class uses of service learning;
  • student evaluation data;
  • pedagogy to student learning outcomes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Service-Learning Assignments

  • In-Class Uses of Service Learning

  • Student Evaluation Data

  • Tips for Getting Started and Maximizing Your Success

  • References

  • Appendix: Excerpt from a Sample Student Paper