Resources for the Inclusion of Social Class in Psychology Curricula

The American Psychological Association’s Office on Socioeconomic Status is excited to announce the availability of a new teaching tool designed to encourage the incorporation of social class diversity into psychology education.

The American Psychological Association’s Office on Socioeconomic Status is excited to announce the availability of a new teaching tool designed to encourage the incorporation of social class diversity into psychology education. Resources for the Inclusion of Social Class in Psychology Curricula is jointly sponsored by divisions 9-Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and 35-Society for the Psychology of Women of the American Psychological Association. It is appropriate for use at all levels of psychology education. This resource was created in response to the needs and opportunities for psychological contributions in raising social class consciousness.

Resources for the Inclusion of Social Class in Psychology Curricula includes course syllabi, classroom exercises, scholarly books and articles, as well as examples using fiction and popular media. It is sure to prove useful for all psychology educators, including those teaching at the high school, college, and graduate school levels. You are invited to print your own copies and share them with your colleagues and students. Additionally, these materials will be updated periodically. Your suggestions and contributions for future editions are welcomed and appreciated.