ERIC Number: ED249163
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: 0
The Introductory Social Psychology Course: Syllabi and Related Materials. Resource Materials for Teaching.
Little, Judith K., Ed.; Barger, George W., Ed.
One of a series of resources for teaching sociology at the postsecondary level, this volume contains syllabi and instructional materials for introductory courses in social psychology. The document is divided into five sections. Section I, an introduction, presents an overview of material, instructions for using the syllabi set, cost and ordering information, a checklist for reviewing syllabi, and information about the American Sociological Association services program. Section II is a reading on the teaching of social psychology. Described are rationale, theoretical perspectives, teaching methods, and instructional materials. Section III contains 12 syllabi for teaching courses related to social psychology. Syllabi generally contain the following information: instructional goals of the course, course overview, weekly schedule of topics and assignments, and reading list. Section IV provides additional materials for teaching social pyschology: a grading contract, guidelines for keeping a social psychology journal, a sense of humor scale, take-home assignments, and a research methods activity. The final section lists contributors. (LP)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Instructional Materials, Introductory Courses, Postsecondary Education, Social Psychology, Teaching Methods
ASA Teaching Resources Center, 1722 N St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Sociological Association, Washington, DC.
Note: For related teaching resources, see SO 015 959-968.