ERIC Number: ED215917
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Psychology Teacher's Resource Book. First Course, Third Edition.
Johnson, Margo, Ed.; Wertheimer, Michael, Ed.
Now in its third edition, this book contains background materials and resources for teaching introductory high school psychology. There are 11 chapters. Textbooks appropriate for introductory courses are reviewed in the first chapter. Books of reading which are a potentially valuable source of information to both student and teacher are listed in chapter two. The third chapter contains reviews of laboratory manuals. Brief descriptions of psychological periodicals for the high school are included in the fourth chapter. Chapter five annotates books that are interesting reading and also contain sound psychology. These include biographies, novels, and case studies. Audiovisual materials and reference materials are listed in chapters six and seven respectively. The purpose of chapter eight is to provide the teacher with an abbreviated listing of companies that market instruments, supplies, and animals for use in class demonstrations or laboratory research. National organizations which provide resources of various kinds to educators are listed in chapter nine. Chapter ten focuses on some of the ways in which the information in the preceding chapters might be used. The concluding chapter presents three sets of guidelines developed by the American Psychological Association to assist teachers in safeguarding the rights and welfare of students and experimental subjects. The appendix contains publisher addresses. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Biographies, Book Reviews, Case Studies, High Schools, Introductory Courses, Laboratory Animals, Laboratory Equipment, National Organizations, Novels, Periodicals, Psychological Studies, Psychology, Reading Materials, Resource Materials, Student Rights, Textbook Evaluation
American Psychological Association, Inc., 1200 Seventeenth Street, Washington, DC 20036 ($11.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Note: For the first edition of this resource book, see ED 045 542 and ED 087 645.