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Teaching of Psychology

Teaching of Psychology

2017 Impact Factor: 0.991
2017 Ranking: 167/238 in Education & Educational Research | 86/135 in Psychology, Multidisciplinary
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Andrew N. Christopher Albion College, USA

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eISSN: 15328023 | ISSN: 00986283 | Current volume: 46 | Current issue: 2 Frequency: Quarterly
If you teach psychology at a high school, introductory college, or higher level, you will find something of practical use in every issue of Teaching of Psychology. This indispensable journal offers creative and hands-on articles that help you use a variety of resources (for example, technology as a teaching tool) to enhance student learning. Coverage includes research on teaching and learning; studies of teacher characteristics and student learning; reviews for class use; student, course, or teacher assessments; discussions of professional challenges; critical thinking exercises, curriculum designs, demonstrations and laboratory projects; and news. Articles also provide helpful suggestions about how to teach difficult topics, such as research methods, introductory course material, and capstone ideas.

Recent issues have included discussions of:

    • Active Learning With Power Point-Based Lectures Using Content-Based Questions
    • Computer-Based Demonstrations in Cognitive Psychology
    • Disability in Introductory Psychology Textbooks
    • Evaluating Science and Pseudoscience
    • Fostering Critical Thinking in the Introductory Course
    • Introducing Students to Psychological Research
    • Learning Objectives for Research Methods and Statistics in Practice
    • Online Discussion Assignments
    • Problem-Based Group Activities for Teaching Sensation and Perception
    • Reducing Plagiarism in an Undergraduate Course
    • Student Attitudes towards Heterosexuality and Gay Marriage
    • Teaching Experimental Method
    • Teaching Scientific Writing
    • The Undergraduate Psychology Major Curriculum
    • Workforce Readiness

This journal will be of interest to enthusiastic teachers of psychology at all levels, AP Psychology instructors, teaching assistants, and teacher educators.

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Pam Marek Kennesaw State University, USA
Bryan K. Saville James Madison University, USA
Methods and Techniques
Pam Marek Kennesaw State University, USA
The Generalist's Corner Editor
Bryan K. Saville James Madison University, USA
Consulting Editors
Stephanie Afful Lindenwood University, USA
William S. Altman SUNY - Broome Community College, USA
Natalie Ciarocco Monmouth University, USA
Casey A. Dexter Berry College, USA
Diane L. Finley Prince George's Community College, USA
Andrea Francis Albion College, USA
Autumn B. Hostetter Kalamazoo College, USA
Matthew T. Huss Creighton University, USA
Beth Johnson Alfred University, USA
Jared W. Keeley Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Cyndi Kernahan University of Wisconsin, River Falls, USA
David S. Kreiner University of Central Missouri, USA
Angela M. Legg Pace University, USA
Marianne Miserandino Arcadia University, USA
Beth Morling University of Delaware, USA
Jeffrey S. Nevid St. John's University, USA
Jack L. Powell University of Hartford, USA
Aaron S. Richmond Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA
Kevin Simpson John Brown University, USA
Mark A. Stellmack University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, USA
Adrienne Williamson Kennesaw State University, USA
Stephanie G. Wilson Capital University, USA
Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Officers of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Past President, Kenneth D. Keith University of San Diego, USA
President, Sue Frantz Highline College, USA
President-Elect, Richard L. (Rick) Miller Texas A&M University - Kingsville, USA
Vice President for Programming, Angela M. Legg Pace University, USA
Vice President for Resources, William S. Altman SUNY - Broome Community College, USA
Vice President for Membership, Meera Komarraju Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA
Vice President for Recognitions and Awards, Amy Fineburg Jefferson County (AL) Schools, USA
Vice President for Diversity and International Relations, Susan A. Nolan Seton Hall University, USA
Secretary, Stephanie Afful Lindenwood University, USA
Treasurer, Jeffrey Holmes Ithaca College, USA
Members of the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Assn.
Regan A. R. Gurung University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, USA
Maureen A. McCarthy Ball State University, USA
Executive Director of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Thomas Pusateri Kennesaw State University, USA
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    Please submit manuscripts or inquiries to the editor via e-mail ( or telephone (517-629-0740) and at the address listed below: Andrew N. Christopher, Department of Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, Albion College, 611 E. Porter Street, Albion, MI 49224. Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition). Submission of a manuscript implies commitment to publish in the journal. Authors submitting a manuscript to the journal should not simultaneously submit the manuscript to another journal, nor should the manuscript have been published elsewhere in a substantially similar form or with substantially similar content. Authors in doubt about what constitutes prior publication should consult the editor.

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