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Improving the Psychology Undergraduate Curriculum in Developing Countries: A Personal Note with Illustrations from Brazil

Charles I. Abramson and Amauri B. Bartoszeck

Abstract

In this article we suggest various ways in which the undergraduate curriculum for psychology students can be improved in developing countries. Suggestions based on the author's experience in the northeast of Brazil include forming psychology clubs, creating community outreach programs, establishing a human subject pool, skills training, developing research-based courses and seeking outside funding. 

Journal of Social Sciences
Volume 2 No. 4, 2006, 108-112

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/jssp.2006.108.112

Submitted On: 29 November 2006 Published On: 31 December 2006

How to Cite: Abramson, C. I. & Bartoszeck, A. B. (2006). Improving the Psychology Undergraduate Curriculum in Developing Countries: A Personal Note with Illustrations from Brazil . Journal of Social Sciences, 2(4), 108-112. https://doi.org/10.3844/jssp.2006.108.112

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Keywords

  • brazil
  • teaching
  • psychology