The Psychology Major's Companion: Everything You Need to Know to Get Where You Want to Go (Paperback)

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Prepare yourself to major in psychology with the guided support in Psychology Major's Companion. Evaluate your choice of major, find success as an undergrad, and prepare for graduate school with this helpful resource.

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Dana S. Dunn is Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean for Special Projects at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. He earned his PhD in experimental social psychology from the University of Virginia and his BA in psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA Divisions 1, 2 and 22) and the Association for Psychological Science, Dunn is active in the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP - APA Division 2) where he served as President in 2010. In 2013, Dunn received the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award from the American Psychological Foundation and in 2015 he was the APA s Harry Kirke Wolfe lecturer. He is a member of the editorial boards of several journals and is a frequent speaker at national and regional psychology conferences. Dunn is past board member of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA) and formerly served on the Program Committee for the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology (NIToP). The author of over 150 articles, chapters, and book reviews, Dunn writes about the teaching of psychology, the social psychology of disability, and liberal education. He is the author or editor of 20 books and writes a blog on the teaching psychology called "Head of the Class" for Psychology Today. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Bibliographies (OB): Psychology.At Moravian, Dunn has held various leadership positions, including serving as Chair of the Department of Psychology for six years and Acting Chair of the Department of Philosophy for three and one-half years. As past Director of the Learning in Common (LinC) Curriculum, Dunn oversaw Moravian s general education program.Jane S. Halonen has been a Professor Psychology at the University of West Florida for over a decade. She has been fortunate also to have great professional families at James Madison University and Alverno College where she was lucky enough to cross paths with the talented Cynthia Gray. Jane s research most recent research emphases have been on helping good departments become great ones as well as trying to help legislators understand the true nature of psychology in tough economic times. Jane has been involved over the course of her career with helping the American Psychological Association develop guidelines or standards of academic performance from high school through graduate levels of education. In 2000, she won the Distinguished Teaching Award winner by the American Psychological Foundation and the American Psychological Association named her an Eminent Woman in Psychology in 2003. She served as the Chief Reader for the Psychology Advanced Placement Reading from 2004-2009. A self-identified teaching conference junkie, Jane served on the NITOP Board and has presented at nearly every regional teaching conference in psychology. With Peter Seldin, she also co-directed the International Conference on Improving University Teaching from 2001-2008. "
Product Details
ISBN: 9781319021436
ISBN-10: 1319021433
Publisher: Worth Publishers
Publication Date: July 22nd, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English