The Teaching of Psychology journal is having a special issue on social justice pedagogy that CAST colleagues may want to contribute to.
Call for Articles: Special Issue of ToP on Social Justice Pedagogy
Special Issue on Social Justice Pedagogy: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Teaching of Psychology
Delishia M. Pittman, The George Washington University, [email protected]
Jasmine A. Mena, Bucknell University, [email protected]
Joaquín Borrego, Jr, Pacific University, [email protected]
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become increasingly central to our understanding of the human experience. While awareness and scholarship about the importance of DEI has grown, expertise involving the most effective pedagogies for integrating DEI into teaching of psychology has not been widely disseminated.
Teaching of Psychology (ToP) invites submissions for a special issue on the Social Justice Pedagogy: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Teaching of Psychology. Submissions that engage with DEI content and process including, but not limited to, learning objectives, teaching tools and techniques, assessments, managing difficult classroom dynamics, and/or curriculum considerations, as they relate to the following themes, are especially welcome:
- Social justice models and evidence-based practices for incorporating diversity and multicultural topics across the psychology curriculum.
- Inclusive pedagogy that is sensitive to systematically marginalized students including innovative approaches to assessment of learning.
- Racial healing and trauma in the context of teaching and learning in psychology.
- Effective strategies on how to increase the representation of underrepresented faculty and teachers of psychology (e.g., people of color or LGBTQIA+) in higher education and other professional activities.
- Teaching methods that may illuminate the psychological underpinnings of racial, sexual-orientation, and other biases, bigotry, and prejudices.
- Provide innovative and thought-provoking paradigm shifts in improving educational equity in psychology (e.g., Liberation-based psychology; andragogy, etc.).
- Decolonization of psychology and the teaching of psychology at all training levels from high school to graduate level training.
- Promotion of increasing diverse population representation in the educational processes related to teaching, learning, and training of psychology and related career paths (e.g., teaching assistant mentoring).
Note: For all of these topics, we are inviting papers that explicitly discuss these ideas relative to teaching.
Manuscripts submissions are due March 1, 2021. All manuscripts should be submitted electronically through the ToP submission portal (https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/top). As part of the submission process, please indicate the corner to which you are submitting the manuscript (Proof of Concept, Replication, Science of Teaching and Learning, Scholarly Teacher).
Additional details about manuscript corners are available at https://journals.sagepub.com/author-instructions/TOP#1). Each manuscript will undergo the double-blind peer review process. Please email any of the guest editors if you have any questions or require additional information. You may also contact ToP editor, Aaron S. Richmond at [email protected].
About Teaching of Psychology: ToP is an indispensable journal for anyone interested in the teaching of psychology. ToP includes an array of manuscript types, from conceptual to empirical, that address the broad range of pedagogical issues in psychology. For more information see, https://journals.sagepub.com/home/top