Wilma Starr

Wilma Starr
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  • Professor, psychology, Social & Behavioral Science
  • Academic Credentials: BA, Muhlenberg College; MEd, Temple University
  • Office: Founders Hall 207
    Phone: (215) 968-8062 Ext: 8062
    wilma.starr

Courses Taught

  • EDUC170: Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood: Birth through five years
  • PSYC100: Psychology of Personal Awareness
  • PSYC110: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC180: Human Growth and Development
  • PSYC185: The Psychology of Adulthood and Aging
  • PSYC190: Educational Psychology

Biography

I have been teaching at the college level for 25 years. I am married and have two children. I love sports and I have an arts background. Comments on my courses and my approach to teaching: I think of myself as a tour guide for my students. I help them through the chapters but students need to go further and explore the topics on their own. I stress thinking about, not memorization of, material. Students need to “own” the material so that it will be with them for a long time not just to pass a test.

Shared Resources

Resources I have that I am willing to share with colleagues: Advising/Transfer information for education and psychology majors.

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