Preparing New Psychology Instructors to Teach Undergraduates: Developing Confidence and Competence

  title={Preparing New Psychology Instructors to Teach Undergraduates: Developing Confidence and Competence},
  author={Steven A. Meyers and Marti Livingston Lansu and Jasdeep S Hundal and Stacy K. Lekkos and Loreto Prieto},
In this article, we review approaches to prepare future faculty for their teaching responsibilities and summarize best practices with regard to training topics, methods, and resources. We present longitudinal data regarding new psychology instructors’ confidence in their ability to perform teaching related tasks. We complement this quantitative data with TAs’ narratives about their first teaching experiences as they highlight perceived strengths and challenges. 

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