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Psychological Literacy Goals in Psychology Teaching in Russian Education

Victor Karandashev

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0055
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter starts with a brief historical overview of psychology undergraduate education in Russia, comparing the professionally oriented undergraduate programs typical for Russia as well as for ... More


Psychological Literacy and the Psychologically Literate Citizen: New Frontiers for a Global Discipline

Jacquelyn Cranney and Dana S. Dunn

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter develops further McGovern et al.’s (2010) concepts of “psychological literacy” and the “psychologically literate citizen”, in particular by making reference to understandings, from ... More


Curriculum Matters: Structure, Content, and Psychological Literacy

Dana S. Dunn, Robin L. Cautin, and Regan A. R. Gurung

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychology differs from many other disciplines in that students can readily connect course material to their own lives (Goldstein, 2010). This distinction is at the root of the idea of psychological ... More


Introductory Psychology and Psychological Literacy

Lorelle J. Burton and Kathie J. McDonald

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ongoing structural reform and evolution in the higher education sector continue to pose complex challenges for educators, including those who teach introductory psychology courses. One such challenge ... More


The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Jacquelyn Cranney and Dana Dunn (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book covers two timely and interconnected concepts in psychology pedagogy: psychological literacy and the psychologically literate citizen. Psychological literacy encapsulates the common ... More


A U.K. Perspective on Psychological Literacy and Citizenship

Annie Trapp and Jacqueline Akhurst

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0051
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the concepts of psychological literacy and the psychological literate citizen within the context of the UK. The concept of citizenship is explored and it is argued that the ... More


What the World Needs Now Is Psychological Literacy

Jacquelyn Cranney and Dana S. Dunn

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0077
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that there is a global need for the development of psychological literacy in the general population, and UG psychology education is an opportunity that cannot be ignored if ... More


Departmental Program Approaches for Educating Psychologically Literate Citizens

Jane S. Halonen, Dana S. Dunn, Suzanne Baker, and Maureen A. McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a comprehensive model for assessing levels of psychological literacy. Psychological literacy can be conceptualized as a multi-layered developmental model that is dependent upon ... More


Critical Thinking and the Education of Psychologically Literate Citizens

Diane F. Halpern and Heather A. Butler

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Our world gets more complex and technical with each passing day. Not only is there more information and more complex information, but information is increasingly more accessible. There are numerous ... More


Educational Psychology and Psychological Literacy in Higher Education: Developmental and Cultural Aspects of Racial Diversity

Nida Denson and Marsha Ing

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Educational psychology is the study of how people learn. This chapter begins by discussing how issues of racial and cultural diversity relate to psychological literacy and psychology undergraduate ... More


Psychological Literacy and Applied Psychology in Undergraduate Education

Jacquelyn Cranney, Sue Morris, Frances H. Martin, Steve Provost, Lucy Zinkiewicz, John Reece, Josephine Milne-Home, Lorelle J. Burton, Fiona A. White, Judi Homewood, Joanne k. Earl, and Sherri McCarthy

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0041
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychological literacy for the 21st century posits both real and virtual resource options for ‘applied’ psychology at the interface of psychology education and graduate attribute-targeted student ... More


Adaptive Cognition and Psychological Literacy

Jacquelyn Cranney and Sue Morris

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0063
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Adaptive cognition can be defined as ways of thinking (and consequently behaving) that are beneficial to one’s (and others’) survival and well-being. The adaptive cognition approach draws on a number ... More


Psychological Literacy: Bridging Citizenship and Character

Bryan W. Sokol and Janet E. Kuebli

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0067
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Building on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s claim that “Intelligence plus character… is the goal of true education,” this chapter explores the parallels between character development and psychological ... More


A Scientist-Educator Perspective on Psychological Literacy

Daniel Bernstein

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0069
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The blueprint for undergraduate psychology proposes a psychologically literate citizen who is well informed about psychological research findings and methods of generating and evaluating evidence ... More


An Indonesian Perspective on Psychological Literacy

Sarlito Wirawan Sawono

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0046
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Psychological literacy encapsulates the common graduate attributes or capabilities that students should acquire while undertaking an undergraduate major in psychology, and includes applying ... More


Psychological Literacy: An Alumni Perspective

Harold Takooshian and Giulia Landi

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0073
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Will we see a world-wide increase in the number of psychologically literate citizens in coming years? The second half of the 20th century saw a meteoric rise in psychology education at all ... More


Enhancing Ethical Literacy of Psychologically Literate Citizens

Graham R. Davidson and Shirley A. Morrissey

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Included in the concept of a psychologically literate citizen is an expectation that psychology baccalaureates will learn to behave ethically and humanely at work and in other everyday contexts. ... More


The Role of Positive Psychology in Creating the Psychologically Literate Citizen

Suzy Green, Paula L. Robinson, and Lindsay G. Oades

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0036
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the emergence of Positive Psychology and then outlines its potential to assist in the development of psychologically literate citizens. Positive psychology and its relationship ... More


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