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Teaching Psychology Online

Author : Kelly S. Neff
ISBN : 9781848729223
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 34. 66 MB
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Intended as a resource for psychology educators ranging from teaching assistants to experienced faculty, this book shows readers how to effectively create and manage an online psychology course. Guidelines for preparing courses, facilitating communication, and assigning grades are provided along with activities and assessments geared specifically towards psychology. Pedagogical theories and research are fused with the authors' teaching experiences to help maximize the reader's abilities as an online psychology instructor. The book focuses on psychology education at the undergraduate level but it also includes material appropriate for graduate students and professionals. Readers will find helpful examples from all the major content areas including introductory, social, developmental, biological, abnormal, and positive psychology, and human sexuality. Every chapter is organized around 3 sections. The Purpose part introduces the key concepts, theory, and research. The Implementation section reviews the 'nuts and bolts' of online teaching, and the Troubleshooting section addresses key problems and potential solutions. 'Text boxes' highlight important tips. The website http://www.TeachingPsychologyOnline.com provides additional tips, links to related articles and other resources, and examples of online psychology assignments from across the discipline. The book addresses: launching your online course; enhancing student/instructor communication; modes of multimedia and how to integrate them into your course including lecture videos, podcasting, blogging, wikis, and social networking sites; creating activities for online courses; assessment and grading; and online education trend including doctoral level education. Ideal for instructors teaching ANY psychology course, from introductory to upper-level undergraduate to graduate courses, this text can be used for developing on line courses in applied areas such as counseling, health, and industrial psychology as well as for courses in social, cognitive, and developmental psychology. Instructors of any technical skill level can use this book, including those familiar with Blackboard to those who are just getting started. Whether you are a seasoned pro or new to teaching psychology online, the tips in this book can help improve your instruction, reduce your prep time, and enhance your students' success.

Teaching Psychology

Author : Jillian Grose-Fifer
ISBN : 9781118981436
Genre : Psychology
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A guide to an evidence-based approach for teaching college-level psychology courses Teaching Psychology offers an evidence-based, student-centered approach that is filled with suggestions, ideas, and practices for teaching college-level courses in ways that contribute to student success. The authors draw on current scientific studies of learning, memory, and development, with specific emphasis on classroom studies. The authors offer practical advice for applying scholarly research to teaching in ways that maximize student learning and personal growth. The authors endorse the use of backward course design, emphasizing the importance of identifying learning goals (encompassing skills and knowledge) and how to assess them, before developing the appropriate curriculum for achieving these goals. Recognizing the diversity of today's student population, this book offers guidance for culturally responsive, ethical teaching. The text explores techniques for teaching critical thinking, qualitative and quantitative reasoning, written and oral communication, information and technology literacy, and collaboration and teamwork. The authors explain how to envision the learning objectives teachers want their students to achieve and advise how to select assessments to evaluate if the learning objectives are being met. This important resource: Offers an evidence-based approach designed to help graduate students and new instructors embrace a student-centered approach to teaching; Contains a wealth of examples of effective student-centered teaching techniques; Surveys current findings from the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; Draws on the American Psychological Association's five broad goals for the undergraduate Psychology major and shows how to help students build life-long skills; and, Introduces Universal Design for Learning as a framework to support diverse learners. Teaching Psychology offers an essential guide to evidence-based teaching and provides practical advice for becoming an effective teacher. This book is designed to help graduate students, new instructors, and those wanting to update their teaching methods. It is likely to be particularly useful for instructors in psychology and other social science disciplines.

Teaching Psychology

Author : Sandra Goss Lucas
ISBN : 9781317650249
Genre : Education
File Size : 58. 86 MB
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This volume provides thoroughly updated guidelines for preparing and teaching an entire course in psychology. Based on best principles and effective psychological and pedagogical research, it offers practical suggestions for planning a course, choosing teaching methods, integrating technology appropriately and effectively, developing student evaluation instruments and programs, and ideas for evaluation of your own teaching effectiveness. While research-based, this book was developed to be a basic outline of "what to do" when you teach. It is intended as a self-help guide for relatively inexperienced psychology teachers, whether graduate students or new faculty, but also as a core reading assignment for those who train psychology instructors. Experienced faculty who wish to hone their teaching skills will find the book useful, too.

Applied Psychology

Author : Graham Davey
ISBN : 9781444331219
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 28. 62 MB
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For a significant portion of psychology students, their reason for choosing an undergraduate degree in psychology is their interest in applied psychology and a desire to use psychological knowledge to help solve personal and social problems. With this in mind, this textbook has been designed to satisfy these needs for applied psychology teaching at all undergraduate levels. Applied Psychology is designed to introduce students to the main areas of applied psychology (Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Educational Psychology, Occupational Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Sports & Exercise Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Teaching Psychology) from UK, European and international perspectives. It also introduces the core psychological knowledge that underpins these applied and professional areas. As a result, students learn core knowledge from the five main areas of psychology, as well as acquiring a thorough grounding in how this knowledge is applied, and the professional issues associated with that application. Highlights include a broad range of teaching and learning features designed to help the student learn and the teacher teach. These include: Focus Points, Colour Illustrations, Activity Boxes, Research Methods, Case Histories, Self–Test and Essay Questions, Learning Outcomes and Section Summaries, a Glossary as well as Links to Journal Articles and Further Reading. The chapters on Counselling Psychology and Teaching Psychology are available online via the Student Companion Site at: http://tinyurl.com/c3ztvtj The text is written to be accessible to Level 1 Introductory Psychology students, and also to provide the core knowledge and professional information that students at Levels 2 and 3 would require.

Online Teaching And Learning

Author : Carla Meskill
ISBN : 9781441175786
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 69. 53 MB
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Online Teaching and Learning shows how learning through the internet depends on complex human interactions for success. The text uses sociocultural theory as its foundational stance to empirically examine the dynamics of these interactions. It seeks to understand meaning making in all of its social, linguistic and cultural complexity. Each chapter examines how it is that culturally and historically situated meanings get negotiated through social mediation in online instructional venues. It extends the ways we think and talk about online teaching and learning.

E Moderating

Author : Gilly Salmon
ISBN : 0415335434
Genre : Education
File Size : 54. 74 MB
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Interest in online teaching, learning and training continues to grow, yet one thing remains constant: the key role of the e-moderator in ensuring the quality and success of online learning. This book – an online learning classic – is essential for anyone teaching online or developing online courses and process. Practical and accessible, E-moderatingis a user’s guide to working effectively in the virtual world, covering key areas including: the why, what and how of e-moderating; becoming a good e-moderator; the benefits to learners of e-moderating; training to become an effective e-moderator; and featuring a unique collection of resources for practitioners.

Assessment And Evaluation Of Time Factors In Online Teaching And Learning

Author : Barbera, Elena
ISBN : 9781466646520
Genre : Education
File Size : 40. 7 MB
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For online learning and other forms of distance learning, time management is vital. As a recognized social asset, time constitutes a consistent and complete new approach to online higher education. Assessment and Evaluation of Time Factors in Online Teaching and Learning combines empirical and methodological research to study the role of time comprehensively from an institutional and management perspective, a technological perspective, and a pedagogical perspective. Focusing on higher education, this book is aimed at educational researchers, social science researchers, teachers, and students interested in improving the learning process and experience.

Effective Online Teaching

Author : Tina Stavredes
ISBN : 9780470578384
Genre : Education
File Size : 59. 15 MB
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Effective Online Teaching is an essential resource that offers aclear understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies toonline learning. This much-needed resource provides specificstrategies for incorporating this knowledge into effectivelearner-centered teaching that gets results. The book includesstrategies on motivation, tailored instruction, interaction,collaboration, monitoring and communication, time and informationmanagement, student concerns, and legal and ethical issues. Designed as a text for online instructors, the chapters can beused for self-directed learning or in a formal training setting inconcert with the companion Training Manual and CD. "Tina Stavredes has done something sorely needed in the onlineteaching world —she has successfully combined solid theory andresearch with the practical application of instructor training.Both the book and the training manual are a 'must' for any onlineeducation organization. Bravo!"—Dr. Darcy W. Hardy, assistantvice provost for Technology Education Initiatives, University ofTexas at San Antonio, and chair emerita, United States DistanceLearning Association "Drawing from years of experience and solidly grounded in anunderstanding of the adult learner and learning, Stavredes offersdozens of helpful instructor strategies, activities, and resourcesto support adult learners' success in an online environment.Effective Online Teaching and its accompanying training manual is a'must-have' set for online instructors in higher education,corporate, and government settings."—Sharan B. Merriam,professor emeritus of adult education, University of Georgia, andcoauthor, Learning in Adulthood "An eminently practical book that provides clear andunpretentious explanations of the learning theories that areessential knowledge for every online teacher, together with equallyuncluttered and easy-to-follow guidance about how to apply thisknowledge to achieve excellent teaching."—Michael GrahameMoore, Distinguished Professor of Education, The Pennsylvania StateUniversity, and editor, The American Journal of DistanceEducation

Advances In Electrical Engineering And Automation

Author : Anne Xie
ISBN : 9783642279515
Genre : Computers
File Size : 31. 81 MB
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EEA2011 is an integrated conference concentration its focus on Electrical Engineering and Automation. In the proceeding, you can learn much more knowledge about Electrical Engineering and Automation of researchers from all around the world. The main role of the proceeding is to be used as an exchange pillar for researchers who are working in the mentioned fields. In order to meet the high quality of Springer, AISC series, the organization committee has made their efforts to do the following things. Firstly, poor quality paper has been refused after reviewing course by anonymous referee experts. Secondly, periodically review meetings have been held around the reviewers about five times for exchanging reviewing suggestions. Finally, the conference organizers had several preliminary sessions before the conference. Through efforts of different people and departments, the conference will be successful and fruitful.

Teaching Psychology Around The World

Author : Sherri McCarthy
ISBN : 9781443810791
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 86. 27 MB
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This book brings together current information on the teaching and practice of psychology collected by experts in the field from throughout the world. It is highly recommended by prominent U.S. psychologists Dr. Ann O’Roark, President of the International Council of Psychologists (ICP), Dr. Wilbert McKeachie and Dr. Phillip Zimbardo, former President of the American Psychological Association (APA) and well-known international textbook author. Here are what other leaders in the discipline say about the book:

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