ERIC Number: EJ545337
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Forty Years of Introductory Psychology: An Analysis of the First 10 Editions of Hilgard et al.'s Textbook.
Griggs, Richard A.; Jackson, Sherri L.
Teaching of Psychology, v23 n3 p144-50 Oct 1996
Analyzes 10 editions of an introductory college psychology textbook to determine changes in the content. Reveals that coverage of consciousness, personality, abnormal (disorders), therapies, and social psychology increased, while coverage of introductory material, learning, methods, intelligence, developmental psychology, and applied psychology decreased. Notes other changes in content and format. (MJP)
Descriptors: Citation Analysis, Content Analysis, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Intellectual Disciplines, Introductory Courses, Psychology, Scholarship, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Standards, Textbooks, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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