General Resources in Psychology

Association for Psychological Science (APS).
The mission of APS is “to promote, protect, and advance the interests of scientifically oriented psychology.” This site provides membership and convention information and links to societies, journals, articles from the APS Observer, teaching and research resources, and numerous sites of value to those in psychology.

American Psychological Association (APA).
The largest association of psychologists worldwide, the APA is dedicated to advancing psychology “as a science and profession.” The site offers links to a wide range of materials on psychology topics, APA searchable databases, and APA publications.

Links to Psychology Resources (Jill Morningstar, Michigan State University Libraries). 
Annotated links to psychology databases and organizations, material for school psychologists, and topics of general interest in psychology.

Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Links to the following categories: career, environment behavior relationships, organizations, paradigms and theories, people and history, publications, resources, and underlying reductionistic machinery.

This UK site offers links to sites on mental health and psychology for students, mental health professionals, or those interested in the psychological sciences. Includes articles; games; lists of newsgroups, chat rooms, and discussion groups; career information; and more.

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Teaching Psychology

Web Resources for Teaching Psychology (University of Arizona Library).
Links to collections of online resources. This page also links to teaching resources and other materials for psychology educators.

Association for Psychological Science Teaching Resources.
Provides links to online instructional materials on a broad range of categories within psychology: exercises, tutorials, teaching guides, visuals, experiments, and other classroom resources.

The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP)
Offers over 80 syllabi for undergraduate and graduate psychology courses, plus links to activities, teaching resources, the database and index of the Society’s journal, Teaching of Psychology (October 1974-December 2001), downloadable e-books and articles, and much more.

The Higher Education Academy Psychology Network, U.K. 
Contains a searchable database of over 1200 resources for teaching, learning, and assessment in psychology, plus teaching tips, bibliographies, and other information useful to both U.K. and U. S. university psychology instructors.

Teaching of Psychology
Official journal of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

An encyclopedia of free online information on topics in psychology: history, concepts, applications. media, and additional resources. A useful site for introductory psychology students.

Teaching Research Methods to Undergraduate Students Using an Active Cooperative Learning Approach,” Christopher Ball and Lynn Pelco, College of William and Mary. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2005. 
Scroll down to this article for an abstract or a PDF version. Describes a research methods course in psychology based solely on multiple student-developed research projects; discusses strength and weaknesses of this approach.

Society for the Teaching of Psychology Mentoring Service
An e-mentorship site with names, schools, telephone numbers, and email addresses of several dozen psychology faculty willing to communicate with colleagues over topics, methods, issues, and specific courses in Psychology.
Mentoring for Topics, Methods and Issues:
Mentoring for Courses:

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Teaching Psychological Statistics

American Psychological Society Teaching Resources
Annotated links to numerous sites related to teaching psychological statistics. - statistics

Statistical Principles of Psychological Research,” Prof. Forrest Young, University of North Carolina. 
Course syllabus plus ViSta, a visual statistics system created by the author to “help you see what your data seem to say.” Free ViSta download.

Psychological Statistics, M. Plonsky (University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point).
This site contains material for a college level undergraduate statistics course emphasizing practical application.

WISE: Web Interface for Statistics Education (Claremont Graduate University). 
This site provides a wide range of web resources on statistics worldwide, including tutorials, applets, and other “stuff.” Although not specific to Psychology, these resources contain material useful for teaching students many aspects of statistical analysis.

CAUSE (Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education).
Homepage of this national organization for the support of undergraduate statistics education. Provides online resources such as lesson modules, professional development, and other resources valuable for teaching statistics in any field.

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Topical Instructional Materials

Teaching Educational Psychology
New online, refereed journal. Fall 2005 and Spring 2006 available online

John Suler’s Teaching Clinical Psychology site (Rider University).
Resources for teaching undergraduate courses in clinical psychology. Contains exercises, projects, syllabi, essays on teaching, a list of books and manuals, links to useful sites.

Social Psychology Network (Scott Pious, Wesleyan University).
A database for social psychology with more than 12,000 links, including extensive teaching resources and links to other social psychology sites.

Web Resources for the Teaching of Social Psychology (Jonathan Mueller, North Central College).
Assignments, activities and exercises, online lectures, and other teaching resources.

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Psychology Discussion Groups

See the PsychNet-UK site for extensive listings of listservs, chat rooms, and newsgroups

The Michigan State University School Psychology Program maintains a listserv for students, faculty, and staff of the Program. To subscribe to the School Psychology listserv, you should send an e-mail message to the following address: Do not write anything in the subject line. In the body of the text, “SUBSCRIBE SchoolPsych” (minus quotes) followed by your first and last names (for example, SUBSCRIBE SchoolPsych Jennifer Smith). To send a message to the listserv, use the following e-mail address:

American Psychological Association listservs for students.

Mental Health Listserv and Newsletter Subscription Services (Serendip). 
Annotated links to e-mail newsletters and listservs on a range of mental health topics.

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Accreditation in Psychology

American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
Homepage of the Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation. Links to policies and procedures, site visit information, the Committee on Accreditation (CoA) online newsletter, and other pertinent resources on accreditation in Psychology.

See also General Social Science Resources for additional discipline-specific materials.

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