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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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Gaze, Catherine M. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2014
The present study investigates the frequency and confidence with which college students endorse popular psychological myths, contrasting introductory psychology students (at the beginning and end of the course) with upper-level psychology majors and students who have never taken Introduction to Psychology. This study builds on the existing…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis, Majors (Students), Intellectual Disciplines
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Bas, Asli Uz – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
The purpose of this study was to assess the "Positive Psychology" course according to comments and life satisfaction levels of counselor candidates. The course was offered in Guidance and Psychological Counseling undergraduate program as an elective course. The participants of the study were 56 senior undergraduate students attended…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Psychology, Life Satisfaction, Counselor Training
Ruiz, Eleonora Rubio – Psychology Teaching Review, 2011
The first formal psychology course taught in Mexico was in 1896 at Mexico's National University; today, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM in Spanish). The modern psychology from Europe and the US in the late 19th century were the primary influences of Mexican psychology, as well as psychoanalysis and both clinical and experimental…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Psychological Testing, Psychiatry, Foreign Countries
Sushma, B.; Padmaja, G. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2011
Psychology forms the basis of every human activity. The scope of psychology is increasingly widening in various economic, political, social, cultural and technological aspects. Though the application of psychology is extending to various aspects of life, it needs to be indigenised to address the dynamic needs in the various socio-economic contexts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Socioeconomic Status
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Oleg, Yavoruk – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The article deals with interdisciplinary aspects of learning in the case of physics and psychology. It describes the lab-based academic course focused on: observation and experimentation; discovery of new scientific facts; measurement; identification of errors; the study of psychological characteristics of people (time perception, the reaction…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Physics, Psychology, Teaching Methods
Dalal, Ajit K. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2011
Academic psychology which made a new beginning in India in the early part of 20th century was modelled on the Western scientific tradition. The teaching of psychology was very much on the British pattern since the colonial rule, whereas the research was mostly an extension of the Western work in India. Psychology went through massive expansion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychology, Foreign Policy, Teaching Methods
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Chenneville, Tiffany; Toler, Susan; Gaskin-Butler, Vicki T. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012
The purpose of this article is to describe the importance of, and recommendations for how best to promote, civic engagement among undergraduate psychology majors. In this article, we will describe how the goals of civic engagement are consistent with the specific curricular goals of undergraduate psychology programs. We also will (a) review the…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Learning Activities, Teaching Methods, Ethics
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Talebi, Kandan – Online Submission, 2015
John Dewey was an American philosopher and educator, founder of the philosophical movement known as pragmatism, a pioneer in functional psychology, and a leader of the progressive movement in education in the United States.
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Change, Psychology, Progressive Education
Laurent, Jeff; Runia, Elizabeth – Online Submission, 2016
The scholarly productivity of school psychology faculty members in specialist-level only programs was examined. Information was gathered from the School Psychology Program Information portion of the website for the National Association of School Psychologists. A total of 137 specialist-level only school psychology programs were identified.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Productivity, School Psychologists, School Psychology
Tsuji, Bruce H.; Lindgaard, Gitte – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This research compared undergraduate Novices and PhD Experts in psychology and business in their exploration of psychology and business domain graphs. An overall expertise effect in graph explanation was found. Results indicated that Novices paused longer than Experts before beginning their explanations. Qualitative analyses showed that Experts…
Descriptors: Graphs, Data Interpretation, Comparative Analysis, Novices
Kisamore, Jennifer L.; Alexander, Evangeline – Online Submission, 2008
The public perception of the field of psychology tends to be limited to the clinical area. Exposure to other areas of psychology through broad, introductory courses helps expand students' perspectives of psychology. This exposure may be too late, however, as many colleges cannot afford to devote entire courses to each of the many subfields of…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Industrial Psychology, High School Students, Summer Programs
Jones, Steve; Allen, Julie – Psychology Teaching Review, 2012
Extensive engagement with current academic sources is expected of all psychology undergraduates. Thirty-eight undergraduate psychology students took part in a series of focus group discussions of their information-searching experiences and skills. The majority of students had not been required to engage with any form of information searching while…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Psychology, Focus Groups, Library Skills
Hartley, James – Psychology Teaching Review, 2012
There have been great changes in the numbers of students studying psychology at degree level in the UK since 1961--the year the author graduated. And, similarly there have been great changes in what is taught--with an ever-widening set of theoretical developments and practical applications. Nonetheless, despite these developments, the author…
Descriptors: Psychology, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
Rowley, Martin; Dalgarno, Elizabeth L. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2010
A-level psychology teachers (N=109) responded to a questionnaire asking about their academic background, their experience of and views about A-level psychology. Teachers were also asked about the scientific status of psychology as a discipline and about the nature of science in general. Most respondents thought that the A-level course provides…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Secondary School Students, Psychology, Questionnaires
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