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50 Years of ERIC
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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Montes-Berges, Beatriz; Aranda, Maria; Castillo-Mayen, Maria del Rosario – Psychology Teaching Review, 2011
Roots in Spanish Psychology dated back to Huarte de San Juan (1575). From this period to nowadays, Psychology has notably developed, branching in different areas such as psychology and sports and physical exercise, clinical and health psychology, educational psychology, psychology of social intervention, legal psychology, work and organisational…
Descriptors: Exercise, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, History
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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
Yeager, David; Walton, Gregory; Cohen, Geoffrey L. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
Student psychology--how the classroom looks and feels from the perspective of the student--can powerfully affect motivation and learning, and experiments are increasingly showing that even brief interventions to change psychology can boost achievement over months or years. When paired with other structural reforms, social-psychological…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Psychological Needs, Psychology, Academic Achievement
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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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Villarreal, Victor – Contemporary School Psychology, 2014
An understanding of the current intervention research is critical to the adoption of evidence-based practices in the delivery of psychological services; however, the generalizability and utility of intervention research for culturally and linguistically diverse youth may be limited by the types of research samples utilized. This study addresses…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Intervention, Psychological Studies, Student Diversity
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Seedat, Mohamed; Lazarus, Sandy – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
This article represents a South African contribution to the growing international body of knowledge on histories of community psychology. We trace the early antecedents of social-community psychology interventions and describe the social forces and academic influences that provided the impetus for the emergence and development of community…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Intervention, Community
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Millar, Golden M.; Lean, Debra; Sweet, Susan D.; Moraes, Sabrina C.; Nelson, Victoria – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2013
Evidence suggests that schools have, by default, become the primary mental health system for students in Canada. The goal of the present study was to design, implement, and evaluate the Psychology School Mental Health Initiative (PSMHI). The PSMHI is an innovative attempt to increase the capacity of school-based psychology staff to deliver…
Descriptors: Health Services, Evidence, Intervention, Mental Health
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Kratochwill, Thomas R. – Journal of School Psychology, 2012
The purpose of this article is to provide some perspectives on Lilienfeld, Ammirati, and David's (2012) paper on distinguishing science from pseudoscience in school psychology. In many respects their work represents an intervention for "grandiose bragging," a problem that has occasionally occurred when various non-evidence-based or discredited…
Descriptors: Evidence, School Psychology, Science Education, Intervention
Huebner, Scott – Communique, 2012
School professionals, including school psychologists, have often operated from a problem- or deficit-based perspective with a focus on identifying and remediating psychoeducational disorders in children and adolescents. However, positive psychologists have argued that an exclusive focus on deficits does not offer a comprehensive perspective of…
Descriptors: Psychology, School Psychologists, Program Evaluation, Intervention
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Foley-Nicpon, Megan; Lee, Sharon – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012
We conducted an exploratory content analysis of disability research in 5 major counseling psychology journals between 1990 and 2010. The goal was to review the counseling psychology literature to better understand the prevalence of disability research, identify research methods most often conducted, and elucidate the types of concerns most…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Cultural Pluralism, Content Analysis, Research Design
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Crozier, W. Ray – Oxford Review of Education, 2009
Psychology has been closely involved with educational research, policy and practice since its emergence as a scientific discipline in the late 19th century but it has occupied a less certain place in recent years. This paper describes aspects of the organisational framework of psychology as a discipline and draws upon Research Assessment Exercise…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Educational Research, Psychological Studies, Cognitive Psychology
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Stern, Paul C. – American Psychologist, 2011
Psychology can make a significant contribution to limiting the magnitude of climate change by improving understanding of human behaviors that drive climate change and human reactions to climate-related technologies and policies, and by turning that understanding into effective interventions. This article develops a framework for psychological…
Descriptors: Climate, Psychology, Environmental Standards, Environmental Education
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Margison, Judith A.; Shore, Bruce M. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2009
Calls for increased collaborative practices in school psychology parallel similar advances in the realm of health care. This article overviews the concepts associated with collaborative practice in school psychology and in health care (e.g., interaction, teamwork, and collaboration) and discusses how the literature emerging from interprofessional…
Descriptors: School Psychology, School Psychologists, Health Services, Cooperation
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Jordan, Jason J.; Hindes, Yvonne L.; Saklofske, Donald H. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2009
School psychology in Canada has evolved in recent years from being comprised mainly of "testers" to being regarded as an important partner in promoting the psychological and educational needs of children and supporting the mandates of our educational systems. As well, school psychology is now recognized as an area of specialization within…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Specialization
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Kristjansson, Kristjan – Educational Psychologist, 2012
The recently fashionable theories of positive psychology have educational ramifications at virtually every level of engagement, culminating in the model of positive education. In this critical review, I scrutinize positive education as a potential theory in educational psychology. Special attention is given to conceptual controversies and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Adolescents
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