Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

The Teaching of Psychology in Autobiography, 2006

[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: 978-1-941804-08-7

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Table of Contents and Individual Chapters

Jessica G. Irons, Bernard C. Beins, Caroline Burke, Bill Buskist, Vincent Hevern, & John E. Williams
1. Intention and Commitment
William Buskist, Auburn University
2. Teaching as a Problem in Applied Psychology
Stephen L. Chew, Samford University
3. The Fears and Joys of Teaching High School Psychology
Amy C. Fineburg
4. The Road Not Taken
Diane Finley, Prince George's Community College
5. Teaching as an Unplanned Career Path
Amy T. Galloway, Appalachian State University
6. With a Little Help From Our Friends: Teaching in Community
David E. Johnson, John Brown University
7. A Wonderful Life
Mary E. Kite, Ball State University
8. Epiphany in Schenley Park
James H. Korn
9. Living, Learning, Teaching
Thomas E. Ludwig, Hope College
10. Striving for Excellence
Maria Lynn, New Jersey City University
11. You Never Know For Whom You Toil...
Jim Matiya, Moraine Valley Community College
12. Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn
Joseph A. Mayo, Gordon College
13. Nothing More Than a University Professor Engaged in Teaching, Research, and Service: Nor Less
Dean Keith Simonton, University of California, Davis
14. On Becoming a Teacher of Psychology
George M. Slavich, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School
15. I Am Part of All That I Have Met (Tennyson's "Ulysses")
Jeanne M. Stahl, Morris Brown College
16. College Teaching: My First Few Years
Jeffrey R. Stowell, Eastern Illinois University
17. Teaching Psychology Can Be Magical
Mark W. Vernoy, Palomar College
18. A Fortuitous Life Path
Wayne Weiten, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
19. Changing Course: A Teacher in Transition
Kristin Habashi Whitlock, Viewmont High School


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