Chapter 4. Teaching You to Suck Eggs?

Using Psychology to Teach Psychology

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

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320732.ch4

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

Teaching Psychology in Higher Education

How to Cite

Trapp, A. (2010) Teaching You to Suck Eggs?, in Teaching Psychology in Higher Education (eds D. Upton and A. Trapp), BPS Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320732.ch4

Editor 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

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • using psychology to teach psychology;
  • applying psychological principles to teaching of psychology;
  • effect of context and previous experience on teaching and learning;
  • relevance of psychological research, theory and knowledge to teaching and learning;
  • Didaktik, professional science of teachers - planned support for learning;
  • psychological knowledge - in design of learning environments;
  • broader pedagogy - context and situatedness of teaching, given much credence;
  • taking responsibility on how we teach;
  • psychological knowledge - role in design of learning environments for effective learning;
  • Shulman's three ways of evaluating effectiveness of teaching - policy, pragmatism and professionalism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Teaching Philosophies

  • The Application of Psychological Knowledge to the Design of Learning Environments

  • Taking Responsibility for How We Teach

  • Conclusion

  • References