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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

eISSN: 15328023 | ISSN: 00986283 | Current volume: 45 | Current issue: 3 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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Founding Editor
Editor Emeritus
Associate Editors
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
News Editor
Cynthia S. Koenig St. Mary's College of Maryland, USA
Consulting Editors
Chris Aberson Humboldt State University, USA
Robert Batsell, Jr. Kalamazoo College, USA
Guy A. Boysen SUNY - Fredonia, USA
Jay F. Buzhardt University of Kansas Juniper Gardens, USA
Kim A. Case University of Houston - Clear Lake, USA
Holger Elischberger Albion College, USA
L. Kimberly Epting Elon University, USA
David S. Glenwick Fordham University, USA
Chris Hakala Western New England College, USA
Jeff Holmes Ithaca College, USA
Robert S. Horton Wabash College, USA
Jeremy A. Houska Centenary College
Mary E. Jenson South Dakota State University, USA
Kenneth D. Keith University of San Diego, USA
Mary E. Kite Ball State University, USA
David S. Kreiner University of Central Missouri, USA
Steven A. Meyers Roosevelt University, USA
Marianne Miserandino Arcadia University, USA
Beth Morling University of Delaware, USA
Jane P. Sheldon University of Michigan - Dearborn, USA
Mark I. Walter Salisbury University
Mareike Wieth Albion College, USA
Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
William Douglas Woody University of Northern Colorado, USA
Officers of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Past President, Regan A. R. Gurung University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, USA
President, Norine Jalbert Western Connecticut State University, USA
President Elect, Victor Benassi University of New Hampshire, USA
Secretary, Scott Bates Utah State University, USA
Treasurer, David S. Kreiner University of Central Michigan
Members of the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Assn.
Bernard Beins Ithaca College, USA
Mary E. Kite Ball 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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