Society for the Teaching of Psychology: Division 2 of the American Psychological Association

The Teaching of Psychology in Autobiography (Vol. 4), 2011

The Teaching Psychology in Autobiography (Vol. 4), 2011

ISBN: 978-1-941804-18-6

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Table of Contents

Preface and Table of Contents
Robert Bubb, Jeffrey Stowell, and William Buskist

1. Becoming a Better Teacher by Helping Others Become Better Teachers
Victor A. Benassi, University of New Hampshire

2. What Teaching has Taught Me: The Continuing Education of a Teacher
Mark A. Costanzo, Claremont McKenna College

3. My Heart is in the Work
Dana S. Dunn, Moravian College

4. Teach With Passion (Or Do Something Else)
Regan A. R. Gurung, University of Wisconsin- Green Bay

5. Those Who Can, Do; Those Who Can Do More, Teach
Wendy P. Hart, Brentwood High School

6. On Luck and Opportunity
Lynne Kennette, Wayne State University

7. Reflections on Teaching
Phil O. McClung, West Virginia University at Parkersburg

8. It is Hard to Improve if People Only Tell You Good Things
Monica L. McCoy, Converse College

9. Learning from the Sushi Masters
Marianne Miserandino, Arcadia University

10. How Things Have Changed
Karen Z. Naufel, Georgia Southern University

11. Worthy Risks: People Matter
James Patrick O’Brien, Tidewater Community College

12. Relax, Let Go, and Roll
Christy T. Price, Dalton State College

13. Sink is to Swim as Survive is to…? A Perspective on Teaching
Aaron S. Richmond, Metropolitan State College of Denver

14. A Teaching-Centered Career for the Aspiring Intellectua l
Deborah C. Stearns, Montgomery College

15. Rumblin', Bumblin', Stumblin': My Life in Academia
Alan Swinkels, St. Edward's University

16. Nothing in the World I'd Rather be Doing: A Reflection on Teaching as My Chosen Career
Kari L. Tucker, Irvine Valley College

Book Reference

Bubb, R., Stowell, J., & Buskist, W. (Eds.). (2011). The Teaching of Psychology in Autobiography: Perspectives from Exemplary Psychology Teachers (Vol. 4). E-book on the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2) website. Retrieved from


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