Chapter 23. Effectively Using Literature Circles in the Psychology Classroom

  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. Rebecca Wenrich Wheeler

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305173.ch23

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

Teaching Critical Thinking in Psychology: A Handbook of Best Practices

How to Cite

Wenrich Wheeler, R. (2008) Effectively Using Literature Circles in the Psychology Classroom, 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.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA

  2. 3

    University of West Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Lamar University, USA

Author Information

  1. Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, 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:

  • Report 4: effectively using literature circles in psychology classroom;
  • literature circles;
  • application to psychology classroom;
  • advanced placement (AP) psychology classroom;
  • student participation and assessment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Origin of Literature Circles

  • Application to the Psychology Classroom

  • Student Participation and Assessment

  • References