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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Grose-Fifer, Jillian; Helmer, Kimberly A.; Zottoli, Tina M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
We investigated whether students in psychology-based learning communities (LCs; i.e., cohorts who took introductory psychology and English together) performed better on psychology tests than those in standard classes. There were two types of LC; in one (connected LC), we created links between English and psychology by using English class readings…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Psychology, Introductory Courses, Freshman Composition
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Roscoe, Lauren J.; McMahan, Ethan A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
University career courses have become a more standard offering at many colleges and universities over the past few decades. Similarly, there has been an increase in the number of psychology departments offering a careers course for psychology majors or an introduction to the psychology major course. This study examines the outcomes of a course…
Descriptors: Psychology, Majors (Students), Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Felver, Joshua C.; Doerner, Erin; Jones, Jeremy; Kaye, Nicole C.; Merrell, Kenneth W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Although the use of mindfulness is increasing in other areas of applied psychology, school psychology has yet to embrace it in practice. This article introduces school psychologists to the burgeoning field of mindfulness psychology and to the possibilities that it offers to their discipline. A background on the Western scientific study and…
Descriptors: Metacognition, School Psychology, Intervention, Innovation
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Burke, Brian L.; Sears, Sharon R.; Kraus, Sue; Roberts-Cady, Sarah – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
This study compared changes in psychology and philosophy classes in two distinct components of critical thinking (CT): general skills and personal beliefs. Participants were 128 undergraduates enrolled in CT in psychology, other psychology courses, or philosophy courses. CT and philosophy students significantly reduced beliefs in paranormal…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Comparative Analysis, Psychology, Philosophy
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Zucchero, Renee' A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2011
Previous research revealed that introductory psychology textbooks included limited information about psychology ethics. This study reviewed 48 current introductory psychology textbooks for research and other APA ethics content. These textbooks included slightly more total ethics content and were more thorough in their review of research ethics…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Psychology, Ethics, Introductory Courses
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Holmes, Jeffrey D. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
Could the same interests that draw many students to psychology also predict departure from the major? I present a comparison of students and instructors with respect to professional interests and views of the scientific nature of psychology (Study 1) and an examination of the link between student interests and persistence in the major (Study 2).…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Academic Persistence
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Burl, Jeffrey; Shah, Sanjay; Filone, Sarah; Foster, Elizabeth; DeMatteo, David – Teaching of Psychology, 2012
An increasing number of graduate programs are available to students interested in the study of forensic psychology. The growth of forensic training opportunities is reflective of the wider development of forensic psychology as a discrete specialty area. An Internet-based survey was conducted to provide descriptive information to academic advisors…
Descriptors: Crime, Psychology, Graduate Study, Masters Programs
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Homa, Natalie; Hackathorn, Jana; Brown, Carrie M.; Garczynski, Amy; Solomon, Erin D.; Tennial, Rachel; Sanborn, Ursula A.; Gurung, Regan A. R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
Introductory psychology is one of the most popular undergraduate courses and often serves as the gateway to choosing psychology as an academic major. However, little research has examined the typical structure of introductory psychology courses. The current study examined student learning objectives (SLOs) and course content in introductory…
Descriptors: Psychology, Introductory Courses, Course Content, Educational Objectives
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Proctor, Sherrie L.; Truscott, Stephen D. – Journal of School Psychology, 2012
This phenomenological study used a series of three in-depth interviews with seven African American participants, for a total of 21 interviews, to explore their experiences in the specialist and doctoral level school psychology programs they left prior to obtaining a professional entry-level degree. The study's purpose was to investigate what…
Descriptors: Student Attrition, African American Students, School Psychology, Graduate Study
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Landrum, R. Eric; Gurung, Regan A. R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
Almost 2 million students enroll in introductory psychology each year in the United States, making it the second most popular undergraduate course in the nation. Introductory psychology not only serves as a prerequisite for other courses in the discipline but for some students this course provides their only exposure to psychological science.…
Descriptors: Psychology, Introductory Courses, Student Behavior, College Students
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Whitehead, George I., III; Smith, Stephanie H.; Losonczy-Marshall, Marta – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
This study examined the similarities and differences in the topics and references in selected chapters of eight introductory social psychology textbooks and six developmental psychology textbooks. We wanted to determine the extent to which there were core concepts and references presented in these chapters. We found a relatively small set of core…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Textbooks
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Mercer, Jenny; Sander, Paul; Williams, Stella; Jones, Tim – Psychology Teaching Review, 2013
It is well established that the number of males studying psychology in the UK, both at A-level and on degree courses, is disproportionately low compared to females. There is a paucity of research, however, which discusses how psychology is viewed by this group. The present study employed focus groups with 35 pre-tertiary males (some of whom were…
Descriptors: Males, Student Attitudes, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Simon, Dennis J.; Cruise, Tracy K.; Huber, Brenda J.; Swerdlik, Mark E.; Newman, Daniel S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Effective supervision models guide the supervisory relationship and supervisory tasks leading to reflective and purposeful practice. The Developmental/Ecological/Problem-Solving (DEP) Model provides a contemporary framework for supervision specific to school psychology. Designed for the school psychology internship, the DEP Model is also…
Descriptors: Supervision, Models, Problem Solving, School Psychology
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Stark-Wroblewski, Kimberly; Wiggins, Tina L.; Ryan, Joseph J. – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2006
The present study examined undergraduate psychology students' (N = 83) self-reported interest in and familiarity with five specialty areas in professional psychology: counseling psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology, and criminal profiling. Results suggest that although students are quite interested in careers…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Student Interests, Familiarity
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Strapp, Chehalis M.; Farr, Rebecca J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2010
This study examined the relation among extracurricular involvement in psychology-related activities, satisfaction, and academic achievement in graduating psychology majors. We surveyed 71 seniors (53 women and 18 men, M[subscript age] = 24.84 years) about their involvement in psychology-related activities (e.g., Psi Chi, serving as a research…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Research Assistants, Grade Point Average, Academic Achievement
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