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Whitten, Lisa A. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Contends that infusing black psychology into an introductory psychology course can help students learn about the impact of social, economic, and cultural factors on psychological development. Provides a rationale, lecture outline, and resource list to assist teachers in incorporating black psychology in their courses. Reports that African-American…
Descriptors: Blacks, Course Content, Course Organization, Cultural Background
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Ortman, Patricia E. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Describes a learning theory course using methods recommended in the book, "Women's Ways of Knowing." Outlines course activities and assignments. Maintains that students gave the course high ratings on evaluations. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Keutzer, Carolin S. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Describes the use of the board game, Jeopardy, in a college level abnormal psychology course. Finds increased student interaction and improved application of information. Reports generally favorable student evaluation of the technique. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Design
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Sexton-Raddick, Kathy – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Contends that, although computers are used frequently in undergraduate experimental design and statistics courses, they also can be used in courses with different instructional objectives. Describes a course designed to teach the roles of professional psychologists through the use of computers. (CFR)
Descriptors: Assignments, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Brems, Christiane – Teaching of Psychology, 1994
Presents a method of introducing students to research slowly and carefully. Recommends a process of integrating research into the college curriculum at all levels. Maintains that this approach reduces student fear and avoidance while encouraging enthusiasm, enjoyment, and student-faculty collaboration. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Strategies