Office of Precollege and Undergraduate Education
Our mission is to advance psychology in secondary schools, community colleges and undergraduate programs by providing information, linkages, resources, funding and professional development to faculty, students and the general public.
Principles & Guidelines
- Adjunct Faculty Resource Guide: How to Thrive as a Psychology Instructor (PDF, 2MB)
This guide offers the practical support you need to navigate the opportunities, expectations and responsibilities of your adjunct appointment.
Principles for Quality Undergraduate Education in Psychology
Recommendations for quality teaching and learning in psychology. (Adopted as APA policy in February 2011.)
- Guidelines for the Undergraduate Psychology Major
Learning goals and outcomes for psychology majors at the completion of the baccalaureate degree.
Online Psychology Laboratory
OPL provides educators with interactive resources to help teach psychology. Students can participate in studies and engage in data analysis.
Establishing an IRB
- The Institutional Review Board (IRB) (PDF, 7.44MB)
APA's Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education (CABE) offers best practices, advice and tips to college faculty on establishing an Institutional Review Board.