Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching: 2006 Volume 6

[Essays from Excellence in Teaching 2006 Vol. 6]

Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching:
2006

Volume 6

A collection of monthly essays
originally published on the
PsychTeacher ™ Electronic Discussion List

Edited by

Bryan K. Saville
James Madison University

Tracy Zinn
James Madison University

Steven A. Meyers
Roosevelt University

Jeffrey R. Stowell
Eastern Illinois University

Society for the Teaching of Psychology
© 2007


ISBN: 978-1-941804-09-4

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Table of Contents

Chapter Page
Title Page and Front Matter i
1. Are They Ready Yet? Epistemological Development and Critical Thinking
Laird Edman, Northwestern College
1
2. Responding to Distressed College Students
John C. Norcross, University of Scranton
Susan Krauss Whitbourne, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Virginia Andreoli Mathie, Psi Chi National Office
6
3. Learning through Professional Partnerships
Kenneth A. Weaver, Emporia State University
12
4. When Generations Collide in the Classroom
Ellen Pastorino, Valencia Community College
16
5. Why It’s Important to Export Our Field—and How We Can Do It Effectively
Robert A. Baron, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
20
6. Student-Teacher Relationships: Reflections from the Students’ Perspective
Bridget S. Schultz and Kimberly A. Marchuk, James Madison University
24
7. Team Teaching: Benefits, Challenges, and Considerations
Janie H. Wilson, Georgia Southern University
Stephen H. Hobbs, Augusta State University
28
8. Is There a Formula to Help Understand and Improve Student Motivation?
Kenneth E. Barron, James Madison University
Chris S. Hulleman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
34
9. Teaching Positive Psychology: An Engaging Experience
Shane J. Lopez, University of Kansas
39
10. Reciprocal Peer Tutoring: Learning Through Dyadic Teaching
Ronald E. Riggio, Claremont McKenna College
44
11. Education and Superstitious Practices
Larry A. Alferink, Illinois State University
48
12. Editing E-xcellence in Teaching:
The Mishaps of Moving and Other Lessons Learned
Bryan K. Saville and Tracy E. Zinn, James Madison University
53
Biographical Notes on Individual Contributors 60
About the Editors 64

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