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Teaching Psychology around the World

Volume 5

Editor(s): Grant J. Rich, Alfredo Padilla López, Liesel Ebersöhn, Jacqui Taylor, Shirley Morrissey

Book Description

This volume serves as a handbook for psychology professors around the globe who aim to internationalize and diversify their courses and curricula, and who seek innovative ideas to enrich their teaching. The work provides an overview of psychology’s globalization, and offers a broad range of suggestions for psychology instructors aiming to internationalize their undergraduate and graduate courses. Topics covered here include practical tips to diversify specific courses, such as abnormal psychology, lifespan development, and psychotherapy, and innovative methods of assessment of student learning. Additionally, a number of chapters focus on describing the training of psychologists, and the history and future of psychology education in various nations and regions. Co-edited by five distinguished, international academics, the thirty-five chapters represent each major geographic region of the world, with authors based in nations in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America. Instructors of cross cultural, cultural, and international psychology and of multicultural education will be especially interested in the book, as will program evaluators, policy makers, and university administrators.


ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-4631-8
ISBN-10: 1-5275-4631-4
Date of Publication: 01/04/2020
Pages / Size: 471 / A5
Price: £67.99


Dr Grant J. Rich, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, is a consulting psychologist in Juneau, Alaska, USA. His recent books include Internationalizing the Teaching of Psychology (2017). Dr Rich teaches at Walden University, USA.

Alfredo Padilla López studies the neuropsychological and psychophysiological bases of behavior. He is a Professor-Researcher at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico.

Liesel Ebersöhn is Director of the Centre for the Study of Resilience and Full Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology of the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Her research combines emancipatory and intervention research to investigate resilience.

Jacqui Taylor works at Bournemouth University, UK. She has been instrumental in developing the concept of ‘psychological literacy’ in undergraduate psychology teaching.

Shirley Morrissey is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Psychology Programs at Griffith University, Australia. She has expertise in ethics, professional practice and interprofessional learning (IPL).