Chapter 10. Spreading the Word

Teaching Psychology to Non-Psychologists

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

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320732.ch10

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Upton, D. (2009) Spreading the Word, in Teaching Psychology in Higher Education (eds D. Upton and A. Trapp), BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320732.ch10

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:

  • spreading the word, teaching psychology to non-psychologists;
  • difficulties faced in developing psychology - within non-psychology based curricula;
  • importance of psychology for non-psychology professional groups;
  • psychology curriculum and what it needs to contain;
  • challenges faced - in attempting to teach psychology to nonpsychologists;
  • potential developments - enhancing teaching of psychology to nonpsychology groups;
  • higher education institutions (HEIs);
  • Psychology Education to Other Groups – PEOG;
  • determining curriculum content and using evidence-based approach;
  • issues in delivering psychology content to non-psychologists

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Should Be in the Psychology Curriculum?

  • So What Should Students Study?

  • Issues in Delivering Psychology Content to Non-Psychologists

  • Assessing Students

  • Conclusion

  • References