Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Teaching About Diversity: The Need for Theory-Driven Research

Time and Location
Saturday May 26, 2007, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Military Room

Loreto R. Prieto

Loreto R. Prieto
University of Akron

Abstract
Most scholarship on the effectiveness of teaching about diversity in psychology courses is atheoretical, descriptive, and deals with global outcomes, like raising students’ awareness of oppression. I will discuss the implications of such practices and suggest potential theory bases and research methods that might improve this state of affairs.

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