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Tritt, Donald G. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Describes a college-level course in health psychology. Recommends a course divided between lectures and a class-designed research project. Reports that course evaluations by the students indicated that the students enjoyed the course design and assignments. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design
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Elliott, Lisa B. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Describes the use of debate in teaching a college level course on the psychology of women. Contends that the technique encouraged critical thinking, active learning, and cooperation. Provides suggestions for replicating the process in other courses. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design
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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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O'Sullivan, Michael J. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Describes a college-level course in psychology in which students study community issues and problems. Outlines how students work in community program internships and participate in individual and group research projects. Includes course objectives, recommended instructional resources, and evaluation strategies. (CFR)
Descriptors: Community Problems, Community Study, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Mosely-Howard, G. Susan; Harris, Yvette R. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Presents issues and methods used in teaching an African American psychology course. Discusses theories about Afrocentrism, identity, education, family, and mental health as they relate to African Americans. Contends that the course adds diverse perspectives to the psychology curriculum. (CFR)
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Black Culture, Black Education, Black Family
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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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Galotti, Kathleen M. – Teaching of Psychology, 1995
Describes an assignment within a college course on thinking, reasoning, and decision-making skills. Discusses how students observe and describe the reasoning style of a partner on four different tasks. Maintains that the assignment illustrates course objectives on theories and models of reasoning in concrete ways. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design
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Graham, Robert B. – Teaching of Psychology, 1994
Describes a computer tutorial program that teaches the fundamentals of discrimination learning in a college-level psychology course. Asserts that neither homework nor study guides provides the help that the tutorial program does for weaker students. Includes information about obtaining a free copy of the tutorial program. (CFR)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content