ERIC Number: EJ1042230
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 111
Aspirational Model Teaching Criteria for Psychology
Richmond, Aaron S.; Boysen, Guy A.; Gurung, Regan A. R.; Tazeau, Yvette N.; Meyers, Steven A.; Sciutto, Mark J.
Teaching of Psychology, v41 n4 p281-295 Oct 2014
In 2011, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology commissioned a presidential task force to document teaching criteria for model psychology teachers in undergraduate education. The resulting list of criteria reflects activities related to face-to-face course interaction and online teaching, training, and education; course design; implementation of learning experiences; and the assessment process. Specifically, the model encompasses six broad areas, namely training, instructional methods, assessment process, syllabi, content, and student evaluations of teaching. As a developmental tool, the model can serve as a self-guided course for self-assessment of educational practices and can help identify areas of potential development. It can prompt reflection about teaching strengths and weaknesses. The model can also be useful as a guiding structure for tenure and promotion.
Descriptors: Psychology, College Instruction, Undergraduate Study, Criteria, Training, Teaching Methods, Evaluation Methods, Course Descriptions, Course Content, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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