The Teaching Psychology specialization prepares students to integrate psychological theory and practice, using scientific methods and evidence-based practice to inform undergraduate and graduate instruction that incorporates issues of cultural and individual diversity.
Students in the Teaching Psychology specialization will:
Acquire a broad knowledge base in psychology and its history, ethics, research methods, and applications.
Use psychological theory, research, and practice to inform instructional process and content.
Apply psychological theories and research to educational practice.
Develop the ability to promote attitudes and skills for lifelong learning, critical inquiry, and problem-solving in graduate and undergraduate learners.
Develop the research skills necessary to make scholarly contributions to the field of psychology.