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Stellmack, Mark A.; Konheim-Kalkstein, Yasmine L.; Manor, Julia E.; Massey, Abigail R.; Schmitz, Julie Ann P. – Teaching of Psychology, 2009
This article describes the empirical evaluation of the reliability and validity of a grading rubric for grading APA-style introductions of undergraduate students. Levels of interrater agreement and intrarater agreement were not extremely high but were similar to values reported in the literature for comparably structured rubrics. Rank-order…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Validity, Interrater Reliability, Grading
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Thompson, Audrey – Educational Theory, 2004
Although often viewed as burdensome, academic writing guidelines are rarely treated as actively problematic. Even progressive scholars are unlikely to challenge the cultural assumptions or political investments of academic style guides. Yet standards regarding clarity, precision, appropriateness, sensitivity, and objectivity are not politically…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Feminism, Teacher Role, Academic Discourse
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Haboush, Karen L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
Individuals of Arab descent residing within the United States currently number between 1.2 million and 3.9 million. These families are characterized by considerable diversity depending upon their nationality, religion, and extent of acculturation to both Western and Arab cultures. More recently, Arab families have immigrated to the United States…
Descriptors: Values, Acculturation, School Psychology, Ethics
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Lesyk, Jack J. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2005
School psychologists may find the field of sport psychology beneficial to them in extending their skills and effectiveness. As trained psychologists, they are likely to already have some of the knowledge and skills necessary for working in the area of sport psychology. However, without additional training, this may not be sufficient for ethical…
Descriptors: Sport Psychology, School Psychologists, Study Guides, Standards
Zedeck, Sheldon, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
APA Books® announces the "APA Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology"--the first offering in an new reference series covering core and emerging subdisciplines, the "APA Handbooks in Psychology." I/O Psychology is both a science/practice and an applied/basic research discipline. Appropriately, the "APA…
Descriptors: Industrial Psychology, Guides, Organizational Development, Staff Development
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1995
Since its inauguration, the American Psychological Association (APA) Center for Psychology in Schools and Education (CPSE) has provided an integrated approach to coordinating education, public interest, scientific, and practice issues in education. This publication provides a compilation of APA books, journals, newsletters, videotapes, audiotapes,…
Descriptors: Audiotape Cassettes, Bibliographies, Books, Educational Psychology
DeGrass, Lisa Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Like many childhood disorders, prevalence rates of AD/HD differ significantly across gender, with male-to-female ratios ranging from 2:1 to 9:1 depending on the sample (APA, 1994). Limited research has been conducted thus far in an effort to better understand these differential prevalence rates. However, it has been proposed that the current…
Descriptors: Incidence, Attention Deficit Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Gender Differences
Osofsky, Joy D.; Stepka, Phillip T.; King, Lucy S. – APA Books, 2017
Infants and young children are vulnerable to multiple types of trauma, including neglect and sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. Some believe that young children are not impacted by trauma and that, if they are, they will simply "grow out of it." Continuing research, however, clearly demonstrates that trauma can alter young children's…
Descriptors: Infants, Young Children, Trauma, Early Intervention
Silvia, Paul J.; Delaney, Peter F.; Marcovitch, Stuart – APA Books, 2017
With more than 115,000 psychology majors graduating each year, it is an understatement to say that competition is fierce. Whether you plan to go to graduate school or to enter the world of work, a decent GPA is not enough to make you stand out. So, how can you gain a competitive edge? Like a trusted advisor, this book steers you to the experiences…
Descriptors: College Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Job Skills
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Morris, Nancy; Labhard, Lezlie – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Faculty and graduate students traditionally have conducted most research in higher education. Recently, the benefits of undergraduate research have been acknowledged. The Boyer Commission (1988) called for research-based learning including a thesis that would demonstrate a student's ability to think clearly and to communicate ideas in an…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Research Reports, Research Projects, Consumer Science
Waterman, Jill; Langley, Audra K.; Miranda, Jeanne; Riley, Debbie B. – APA Books, 2018
Children who are adopted at an older age through foster care and those adopted from overseas orphanages are at high risk for behavioral and emotional distress. This important manual presents a structured, evidence-based protocol for providing mental health treatment to families adopting vulnerable children. Drawing on their extensive clinical…
Descriptors: Adoption, At Risk Persons, Mental Health, Family Role
Mayne, Tracy J.; Norcross, John C.; Sayette, Michael A. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Now in its 2006-2007 edition, this perennial bestseller is the resource students count on for the most current information on applying to doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology. The Insider's Guide presents up-to-date facts on 300 accredited programs in the United States and Canada. Each program's profile includes admissions…
Descriptors: Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Doctoral Programs, Profiles
Santiago, Catherine DeCarlo; Raviv, Tali; Jaycox, Lisa H. – APA Books, 2018
School systems are pressured to raise the level of academic achievement, but children who are exposed to trauma often bring a complicated set of needs to the classroom that can impact their willingness to learn, their cognitive function, their ability to form lasting relationships, and even their physical health. For school mental health…
Descriptors: Trauma, Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs
Tropp, Linda R., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
The landmark "Brown v. Board of Education" case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court cited psychological evidence in overturning school segregation, is just one example of the powerful and far-reaching impact social science research can have on the world beyond academia. But many researchers still find it challenging to share scientific…
Descriptors: Research Utilization, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Mass Media
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Willkinson, Leland – American Psychologist, 1999
Proposes guidelines for revising the American Psychological Association (APA) publication manual or other APA materials to clarify the application of statistics in research reports. The guidelines are intended to induce authors and editors to recognize the thoughtless application of statistical methods. Contains 54 references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Guides, Psychology, Research Methodology, Research Reports
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