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Fuentes, Milton A.; Shannon, Casey R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Over the past few decades, diversity and multiculturalism have received considerable attention in the field of psychology. While there have been notable efforts to ensure these important areas are addressed in undergraduate psychology training, little is known about this undertaking. The present study examined how diversity and multiculturalism…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students, Higher Education
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Hughes, Sean; Lyddy, Fiona; Kaplan, Robin – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
The present study examined the possibility that the language and response format used in self-report questionnaires influences how readily people endorse misconceptions. Four versions of a 40-item misconception test were administered to European ("n" = 281) and North American ("n" = 123) psychology and nonpsychology…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Psychology, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students)
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Stoloff, Michael; McCarthy, Maureen; Keller, Lizbeth; Varfolomeeva, Veronika; Lynch, Joanna; Makara, Kara; Simmons, Samantha; Smiley, Whitney – Teaching of Psychology, 2010
Early study of the curriculum focused on the ideal array of experiences that should comprise the psychology major. We developed a standardized coding scheme to identify common curricula and course titles across institutions and current implementation of the curriculum. We compared psychology major programs in 2005 to programs described a decade…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Psychology, Majors (Students), Curriculum Implementation
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Gurung, Regan A. R.; Ansburg, Pamela I.; Alexander, Patricia A.; Lawrence, Natalie Kerr; Johnson, David E. – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
Many members of the academy have tried to broaden the construct of scholarship to include activities that investigate pedagogy and student learning, the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Halpern et al. (1998) first established such a definition for the field of psychology. This article reports on a Society for the Teaching of Psychology…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Psychology, Surveys, Instruction