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Thematic Approaches for Teaching Introductory Psychology (Paperback) (Dana S. Dunn)

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Introduction to psychology is an important course in the psychology curriculum because it serves as a gateway to the major and, for most undergraduates, is the only psychology course they will ever take. This edited, up-to-date guide presents insights that help educators address challenges of coverage, integration of active learning opportunities, and ever-evolving educational technologies. The book features current scholarship and pedagogical practices regarding the teaching of introductory psychology in face-to-face, online, or hybrid environments. The editors achieve their goals through an unusual approach: inviting experienced and expert teachers of introductory psychology to describe an ongoing theme that provides structure and unity to the gateway course. Themes include broad frameworks (e.g., problem-based learning), "big ideas" that integrate course content (e.g., subjectivity of human experience), or particular skills and ways of thinking (e.g., quantitative reasoning).
Genre: Education, Psychology, Self Improvement
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Author: Dana S. Dunn
Language: English
Street Date: January 6, 2017
TCIN: 51564289
UPC: 9781305886636
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-3440
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