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Gregas, Amanda J. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2006
The principles of psychology are an effective, yet underutilized resource within American schools. Teachers can take advantage of established interventions from the field of psychology and apply them to their classrooms in a realistic, straightforward manner, while still remaining in the role of the educator. A large part of cognitive-behavioral…
Descriptors: Therapy, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Pluralism
Rogers, Sally J.; Dawson, Geraldine – Guilford Publications, 2009
From leading authorities, this state-of-the-art manual presents the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), the first comprehensive, empirically tested intervention specifically designed for toddlers and preschoolers with autism. Supported by the principles of developmental psychology and applied behavior analysis, ESDM's intensive teaching interventions…
Descriptors: Young Children, Autism, Developmental Psychology, Behavioral Science Research
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Cardenas, Andrea; Lopez, Lucero – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2010
The purpose of this article is to describe the process of the development of the "Resilience Theoretical Analysis Matrix" (RTAM) (or in its Spanish translation: MATR), a tool designed to facilitate a coherent and organised approach to the assessment of a wide spectrum of factors influencing the development of resilience in the face of disability,…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Poverty, Translation, Quality of Life
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Schanie, Charles F.; Kemper, James E. – CUPA-HR Journal, 2008
Most "performance evaluation" or "performance development" programs in higher education today are little more than metrically-weak, bureaucratic programs aimed simply at establishing a legally-grounded employee record and a rough basis for merit increases. This article outlines the rationale and procedural framework for a talent development and…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Talent Development, Higher Education, Guidelines
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Eiseman, Seymour; And Others – Journal of Drug Education, 1984
Discusses the need for preservice and inservice teacher training in drug education methods, incorporating the principles of psychology, sociology, health science and communications. Outlines topics for inclusion such as responsibility for drug education, theories of drug use, legal aspects, family influence and community action. (JAC)
Descriptors: Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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Newton, Colin; Tarrant, Tony – Educational Management and Administration, 1990
Examines some of the literature that refers to change in organizations. Notes that principles of psychology that help children with learning or behavioral difficulties could be applied to changing schools. Sees need to supplement short-term and intermediate targets with visionary, exciting objectives. (44 references) (MLF)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Griesinger, Walter S.; Klene, Richard R. – Teaching of Psychology, 1984
Undergraduate students enrolled in a Principles of Psychology II course were asked to rate selections from introductory psychology texts for reading ease. These student ratings were then compared with the ratings obtained using the Flesch readability formula. Student ratings did not agree very well with the Flesch scores. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, Psychology, Readability
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Neihart, Maureen – Roeper Review, 1998
Identifies fundamental principles of psychology to explain how the self begins and develops over the life span. The influences that contribute to the creation of false and true selves in gifted children are discussed and strategies for promoting the true self of gifted children are offered. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Gifted, Individual Development, Individual Psychology
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Kelley, Thomas M. – Journal of Offender Counseling, Services & Rehabilitation, 1990
Translates the principles of Psychology of Mind (Principles of Thought, Separate Realities, Levels of Consciousness, and Feelings and Emotions) into a neocognitive model of crime. Shows these four principles connect in an exact manner the variables of thought, perception, motivation, emotion, and behavior of all delinquent and criminal offenders.…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Criminology, Delinquency, Models
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Sprinthall, Norman A. – Counseling Psychologist, 1977
This paper asserts that teacher education is in need of a radical facelifting, not simply tinkering adjustment. Such an objective demands that principles of psychology be systematically connected to classroom practice, creating a bridge between psychology and education. Paper prepared for the Chicago, 1975, Convention of the American Psychological…
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Psychology
Evans, Ellis D. – 1976
This book is part of a series for teachers which consists of several short books, each devoted to an essential topic in the field of educational psychology. This volume aims to be a brief, contemporary discussion of the process of becoming a teacher. It is intended not only to be instructive but also to promote in the reader heightened…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Career Choice, Educational Psychology, Professional Recognition
Hardage, Nell C.; Cooper, Billy L. – Improving College and University Teaching, 1975
A teacher education instructional model is presented and illustrated in which the student uses the auto-directional approach with contingency reinforcement to build from the principles of psychology a framework for teaching. He explores, analyzes, and evaluates skills, attitudes, emotions, and values that determine behavior for himself by…
Descriptors: College Instruction, Course Descriptions, Educational Psychology, Higher Education
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Brewer, Charles L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2003
More than 100 years after it was published, William James's (1899/1939) book, "Talks to Teachers on Psychology," is relevant and helpful for teachers and those who aspire to teach. In this article, I highlight certain memorable points in "Talks" and relate them to James's (1890) classic work, "The Principles of Psychology." Many of James's…
Descriptors: Psychology, Educational Philosophy, Books, Teaching Methods
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Bybee, Rodger W.; Welch, I. David – Science Teacher, 1972
Describes briefly the basic principles of humanistic psychology in contrast with behaviorism and Fraudianism. Presents some guidelines for science educator's use of humanistic psychology in the classroom. (PS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Education, Educational Psychology, Human Relations
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Day, David E.; And Others – Young Children, 1979
Presents an early childhood program evaluation procedure based on principles of ecological psychology in which the natural behavior of children in the program setting constitutes the criteria for determining program quality. (CM)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Early Childhood Education, Ecological Factors, Educational Assessment
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