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The Psychologically Literate Citizen
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The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Jacquelyn Cranney and Dana Dunn


This book covers two timely and interconnected concepts in psychology pedagogy: psychological literacy and the psychologically literate citizen. Psychological literacy encapsulates the common graduate attributes or capabilities that students should acquire while undertaking a major in psychology, as exemplified by guidelines and lists of student learning outcomes delineated by many national psychology organizations. Although psychology educators internationally have been working toward assisting students to acquire these attributes for at least the past fifty years, only recently have educator ... More

Keywords: psychology, education, psychological literacy, psychologically literate citizen, pedagogy, curriculum

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199794942
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacquelyn Cranney, editor
University of New South Wales
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Dana Dunn, editor
Moravian College

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Part One: Introduction

Part Two: Curriculum Perspectives

Part Three: Global Perspectives

Part Four: Integrative Perspectives

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