Empirical Research in Teaching and Learning: Contributions from Social Psychology

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Debra Mashek, Elizabeth Yost Hammer
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 23, 2011 - Psychology - 200 pages
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Empirical Research in Teaching and Learning: Contributions from Social Psychology draws upon the latest empirical research and empirically-based theories from social psychology to inform the scholarship of teaching and learning.
  • Provides an accessible theoretical grounding in social psychological principles and addresses specific empirical evidence drawn from teaching and learning contexts
  • Features concrete strategies for use in the classroom setting
  • Includes contributions from experts in both social psychology and the scholarship of teaching and learning
 

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Contents

How Can Social Psychology Galvanize Teaching and Learning?
1
A Social Look at StudentInstructor Interactions
32
SelfConstrual Culture and Diversity in Higher Education
51
Unintentional Prejudice and Social Psychologys Lessons
73
Teaching in Ways that Support Students Autonomy
90
The Importance of HelpSeeking
104
Applying the Science of Learning to the Art of Teaching
114
in Higher Education?
130
Teachers
160
Index
174
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About the author (2011)

Debra Mashek is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.

Elizabeth Yost Hammer is Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching, and Professor of Psychology at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans.

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