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Teaching Psychology around the World (Volume 4)

Editor(s): Grant J. Rich, Alfredo Padilla-López, Luciana Karine de Souza, Lucy Zinkiewicz, Jacqui Taylor, Jas Laile Suzana Binti Jaafar

Book Description

This book provides a one-volume overview of psychology’s globalization, and will serve as a handbook for psychology professors around the globe wanting to internationalize and diversify their courses and curricula and seeking innovative ideas to enrich their teaching. Topics covered 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 six distinguished, international academics, the thirty-three chapters represent each major geographic region around the world, with authors based in nations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, 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.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-5275-1411-9
ISBN-10: 1-5275-1411-0
Date of Publication: 01/10/2018
Pages / Size: 499 / A5
Price: £67.99
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Biography

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

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

Luciana Karine de Souza works at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She conducts research, teaches, publishes, and advises post-graduate students in social developmental psychology and interdisciplinary leisure studies.

Lucy Zinkiewicz works at Deakin University, Australia. She is an applied social psychologist who teaches social, health and organizational psychology at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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

Jas Laile Jaafar is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counselling at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Her research interests include well-being, resiliency, happiness, self and identity, personality, moral reasoning, body image and adolescents.