Chapter 1. Individual Differences

Psychology in the European Community

  1. Dominic Upton Head Chair Fellow specialist and
  2. Annie Trapp Director founding member
  1. Annie Trapp Director founding member and
  2. Dominic Upton Head Chair Fellow specialist

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320732.ch1

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Trapp, A. and Upton, D. (2009) Individual Differences, in Teaching Psychology in Higher Education (eds D. Upton and A. Trapp), BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320732.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Worcester, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Worcester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405195508

Online ISBN: 9781444320732

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Keywords:

  • individual differences psychology in European community;
  • European Higher Education Area (EHEA);
  • psychology, popular area of study across Europe;
  • Bologna Process aims - facilitating mobility by developing tools to promote transparency in EHEA;
  • Forty-six European countries - signing up the voluntary agreement;
  • main challenges in tertiary education;
  • gradual commercialisation of higher education - ‘Anglo-Saxonisation’ of established European state education systems;
  • European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA);
  • professional psychology and employability;
  • support and training for psychology education in Europe

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The European Higher Education Area

  • The Psychology Curriculum in Europe

  • Professional Psychology and Employability

  • Support and Training for Psychology Education in Europe

  • Conclusion

  • References