This ground-breaking book is the first to address the learning and teaching issues associated with psychology in Higher Education in the UK and Europe
Presents effective, evidence-based practice and advice for both experienced and new lecturersCovers challenging areas of psychology teaching, such as research methods and statistics, supervision of research projects and management of online learningRelevant for European Universities aligning with the Bologna Declaration
Dominic Upton is Head of Psychological Sciences at the University of Worcester. He is a Chartered Health Psychologist and teaches psychology to psychologists and those in other professions. In addition to a number of academic articles in professional journals, he has written text books for psychologists along with nurses, podiatrists and other allied health care professionals. In 2007 he was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship for his role in exploring and developing the teaching of psychology. Annie Trapp is Director of the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network and a founding member of EUROPLAT, a European network to support psychology education. In addition to editing the journal Psychology Learning and Teaching, she has written a number of book chapters and articles relating to psychology education and presented workshops on psychology education across the world.
Notes on Contributors. Foreword (Stephen E. Newstead). Preface (Dominic Upton and Annie Trapp). Acknowledgements. 1 Individual Differences: Psychology in the European Community (Annie Trapp and Dominic Upton). 2 Those We Serve? Student Issues and Solutions (Caprice Lantz). 3 Myths, Maths and Madness: Misconceptions around Psychology (Peter Reddy and Caprice Lantz). 4 Teaching You to Suck Eggs? Using Psychology to Teach Psychology (Annie Trapp). 5 Bravery and Creativity through the Curriculum (Douglas A. Bernstein and Dominic Upton). 6 Non-Sadistical Methods for Teaching Statistics (Andy P. Field). 7 Where Angels Fear to Tread: The Undergraduate Research Project (Mark Forshaw and Susan Hansen). 8 How Do You Really Know? (Kathy Harrington). 9 Onwards and Upwards: Teaching Postgraduate Students (Jacqui Akhurst). 10 Spreading the Word: Teaching Psychology to Non-Psychologists (Dominic Upton). 11 Psychology: Past, Present and Future (Dominic Upton and Annie Trapp). Resource Guide. Index.