A Guide to Teaching Research Methods in Psychology

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Wiley, Feb 4, 2008 - Psychology - 222 pages
A Guide to Teaching Research Methods in Psychology provides instructors with a practical handbook for teaching psychological research methods. The book

  • Discusses in detail many of the challenges and dilemmas that instructors often face when teaching this demanding course
  • Covers a wide range of topics - from pedagogical considerations and course preparation to reflection and course revision
  • Offers alternative strategies for teaching research methods with practical suggestions for their implementation
  • Accessible and informative to all current and future research methods instructors, from graduate assistants to seasoned classroom veterans

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Contents

Getting Ready to Teach
17
Teaching Reliability and Validity
67
Teaching the Distinction between Experimental
97
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About the author (2008)

Bryan K. Saville is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at James Madison University. In 2002, Saville received the McKeachie Early Career Award for excellence in teaching from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the American Psychological Association). From 2003 to 2006, he coedited E-xcellence in Teaching, a monthly e-column devoted to the teaching of psychology.

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