Chapter 19. Thinking Critically About Careers in Psychology

  1. Dana S. Dunn PhD, BA social psychologist professor director Fellow Chair4,
  2. Jane S. Halonen clinical psychologist Dean leader Director Fellow president academic consultant department reviewer Chief Reader5 and
  3. Randolph A. Smith doctorate Professor Chair Fellow member President6
  1. Deborah S. Briihl1,
  2. Claudia J. Stanny5,
  3. Kiersten A. Jarvis2,
  4. Maria Darcy3 and
  5. Ronald W. Belter5

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch19

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Briihl, D. S., Stanny, C. J., Jarvis, K. A., Darcy, M. and Belter, R. W. (2008) Thinking Critically About Careers in 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.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 5

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 6

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Valdosta State University, USA

  2. 2

    University of North Florida, USA

  3. 3

    Private practice, Orlando, FL, USA

  4. 5

    University of West Florida, 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:

  • thinking critical beyond the classroom;
  • thinking critically about careers in psychology;
  • career decision-making self-efficacy - key variable in predicting student success;
  • thinking critically about careers in psychology;
  • Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale Short Form (CDMSE-SF);
  • PMQ comprising 25 Likert-style items - that request self-reports of skill on student learning outcomes;
  • thinking critically about careers in psychology at senior level;
  • comparing introductory and senior level careers courses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Thinking Critically About Careers in Psychology in an Introductory Course

  • Thinking Critically about Careers in Psychology at the Senior Level

  • Comparing Introductory and Senior Level Careers Courses

  • References