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Test Yourself: Social Psychology

Test Yourself: Social Psychology
Learning through assessment

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144 pages | Learning Matters
Test Yourself: Social Psychology provides essential learning and practice through assessment for your psychology students. It enables year 1 and 2 undergraduates to assess their confidence and competence and prepare for the types of questions featured in their formal university assessments.

The book includes over 200 multiple-choice and extended multiple-choice questions, carefully designed to assess depth of knowledge. At the end of each chapter sample essay questions are provided, along with further guidance, to complement the multiple-choice questions and further test understanding. In addition, information is provided to help students make sense of their results and identify strengths and weaknesses.

Assessing Your Interest, Competence and Confidence
Tips for Success: How to Succeed in Your Assessments
Introduction to Social Psychology
Understanding Social Identities
Making Attributions
Social Influence
Group Processes
Gender and Sexuality
Close Relationships
Methodologies of Social Psychology
The Discursive Self
Writing an Essay: A Format for Success
Scoring Methods in MCQs
MCQ Answers

This book is a useful supplement for students, and is recommended as an extra source material to test students' understanding beyond the lecture notes and test materials used in the university.

Dr Sharon Preston
Dept of Health & Social Studies, Bolton University
May 7, 2012

Not a suitable scholarly level for our students

Dr Patrick Hylton
Psychology department, Lincoln University
March 29, 2012

Penney Upton

Penney Upton is a senior lecturer and course leader for psychology at the University of Worcester. Her subject specialism is developmental psychology, which she teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has experience of writing for edited books and as a reviewer for psychology textbooks. More About Author

Dominic Upton

Professor Dominic Upton is Head of Psychological Sciences and Chair of Health Psychology at the University of Worcester. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and was recently awarded a National Teaching Fellowship. His specialist interests are in the learning and teaching of psychology. He has published widely both on this topic and on studies relating to more specific issues in health psychology. More About Author