Society for the Teaching of Psychology

The Teaching of Psychology in Autobiography, 2005

[The Teaching of Psychology in Autobiography. Edited by Trisha Benson, Caroline Burke, Ana Amstadter, Ryan Sidey, Vincent Hevern, Barney Beins, Bill Buskist. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2005]

ISBN: 978-1-941804-06-3


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Table of Contents and Individual Chapters

Preface
Trisha A. Benson, Caroline Burke, Ana Amstadter, Ryan Sidey, Vincent Hevern, Barney Beins, & Bill Buskist
vii-ix
1. Learning by Doing
Charles I. Abramson, Oklahoma State University
1-7
2. Finding Your Passion, Refining Your Skills: Lessons Learned as a Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Member
Courtney E. Ahrens, California State University at Long Beach
8-14
3. I Always Wanted to Be a College Professor
Drew C. Appleby, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
15-21
4. A Self-Actualizing Career-Choice Yields Unexpected Results
Harry P. Bahrick, Ohio Wesleyan University
22-28
5. Successful Teaching: A Life of Connections
Bernard C. Beins, Ithaca College
29-37
6. Tales of an Accidental Teacher
Douglas A. Bernstein, University of South Florida
38-45
7. My Life in Teaching: A Garden of Delights (and a Few Thistles)
Charles T. Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School
46-50
8. Joy of Teaching
Charles L. Brewer, Furman University
51-57
9. "A Little Learning..."
Douglas K. Candland, Bucknell University
58-64
10. Getting in on the Ground Floor: Introducing Psychology in High Schools
Margaret Davidson, L. V. Berkner High School, Richardson, Texas
65-70
11. Variety is the Spice of This Teacher's Life
Stephen F. Davis, Emporia State University
71-77
12. Good Fortune, Good Friends, Good Times
Ann Tway Ewing, Mesa Community College
78-84
13. The Teaching of Psychology: Enrichment and Bewitchment
Alan Feldman, Perth Amboy High School, NJ
85-89
14. At Play in the Fields of Academe
Hugh J. Foley, Skidmore College
90-96
15. Good to Great Teaching: What Does It Take?
E. Scott Geller, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
97-106
16. From Researcher to Teacher-Researcher: A Case of Unplanned Development
Richard A. Griggs, University of Florida
107-113
17. Teaching: "Trust Me, It Will Be Good For You"
Cathy A. Grover, Emporia State University
114-120
18. Teaching as a Partnership: The Reciprocal Relationship Between Teaching and Learning
Robin A. Hailstorks, Prince George's Community College
121-126
19. The Path of Less Trouble
Jane S. Halonen, University of West Florida
127-134
20. That Aha Moment When Understanding Happens--That Is Why I Teach
Diane F. Halpern, Claremont McKenna College
135-140
21. Personal Patterns Pervade the Path to Positive Pedagogical Performance
Mitchell M. Handelsman
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
141-148
22. Mentoring Is as Mentoring Does
G. William Hill IV, Kennesaw State University
149-156
23. An Inverse Career Path: From Faculty Development to Developing as a Faculty Member
Barbara K. Hofer, Middlebury College
157-164
24. Psychology--"It's a Wonderful Life!"
Karen Huffman, Palomar College
165-171
25. Lessons Learned and Relearned
Robert L. Johnson, Umpqua Community College
172-178
26. Learning and Teaching
Kennon A. Lattal, West Virginia University
179-185
27. Reflections of a Student-Mentored Teacher
Margaret A. Lloyd, Georgia Southern University
186-192
28. Random Error: An Appreciation of the Chance of Teaching
Neil Lutsky, Carleton College
193-199
29. We've Come A Long Way, Baby
Laura Lincoln Maitland, Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, NY
200-206
30. From Play to Passion: A Journey to Becoming a College Teacher
Virginia Andreoli Mathie
Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology
207-213
31. Thirty-five Years of Teaching, and I'm Still Learning!
Margaret A. Matlin, SUNY Geneseo
214-221
32. Reflections from a High School Psychology Classroom: Inspirations, Ideas, and Advice
Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Southeast High School, NE
222-227
33. A Life of Learning and Teaching
Wilbert J. (Bill) McKeachie, University of Michigan
228-232
34. Teaching Psychology, Teaching People
Steven A. Meyers, Roosevelt University
233-240
35. Thirty Years in the Trenches (Or, the Academic Life and Times of David R. Murphy)
David R. Murphy, Waubonsee Community College
241-246
36. It Takes A Village to Raise a Good Teacher
Linda M. Noble, Kennesaw State University
247-253
37. An Autobiographical Look at My Teaching Career
Barbara F. Nodine, Arcadia University
254-259
38. From the Streets of The Bronx to Academia
Joseph J. Palladino, University of Southern Indiana
260-266
39. Reflections on My Career Journey as a Teacher of Psychology
Ann Garrett Robinson, Gateway Community College
267-274
40. Some Reflections on My Career Teaching Psychology
at a Community College

Jerry Rudmann, Irvine Valley College
275-279
41. A Dash of Indolence, A Pinch of Serendipity:
My Personal Recipe for a Career in Teaching

Bryan K. Saville, James Madison University
280-288
42. An Evolution of Emphasis: From Learning to Teach to Teaching to Learn
Jason F. Sikorski, Auburn University
289-294
43. My Career in Teaching: A Series of Unexpected Events
Randolph A. Smith, Kennesaw State University
295-301
44. It Started with the Root Feeders: A Teacher's Tale
C. R. Snyder, University of Kansas
302-308
45. Scenes from a Teaching Career
Elizabeth V. Swenson, John Carroll University
309-313
46. Enhancing Student Engagement in the Learning Process
Linda R. Tropp, Boston College
314-318
47. Finding My Home
Margaret Anne Bly Turner, Edison College and Walden University
319-324
48. The Joy of Getting Up in the Morning
Frank J. Vattano, Colorado State University
325-331
49. The Quest for Teaching Excellence
Kenneth A. Weaver, Emporia State University
332-340
50. Teachers Teach and Students Learn: Right?
Michael Wertheimer, University of Colorado at Boulder
341-347
51. A Life in Teaching
Maryanne Wolf, Tufts University
348-353
52. The Journey Continues
William Douglas Woody, University of Northern Colorado
354-360
53. Swimming Against the Tide: Journey of a Peace Psychology Professor
Linda M. Woolf, Webster University
361-367


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