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Miller, Jessica L.; Dzindolet, Mary T.; Weinstein, Lawrence; Xie, Xiaolin; Stones, Christopher R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2001
Surveys attitudes toward teaching effectiveness of both instructors and students among universities in the United States, China, and South Africa. Reveals a high degree of similarity was found between instructors and students in views of teaching effectiveness, but differences were found among the three countries. (CMK)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Visser, Maretha; Cleaver, Glenda – Teaching of Psychology, 1999
Describes a psychology course that implemented a problem-solving approach to provide students with a hands-on experience of community psychology in a multicultural South Africa. Traces the students' reactions to the course from their initial enthusiasm and emergence of frustration to their eventual understanding of other cultures. (CMK)
Descriptors: Community Psychology, Course Content, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
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White, Aaronette M.; Potgieter, Cheryl A. – Teaching of Psychology, 1996
Examines a community psychology course that stresses community empowerment, the myth of neutrality and objectivity in community psychology, and democratic accountability to the community. The course includes a brief history of race, class, and gender oppression in South Africa and concludes with a unit on converting social theory into practice.…
Descriptors: Apartheid, Community Development, Community Psychology, Community Responsibility