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Vassallo, Stephen – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017
The field of critical studies recognizes that all knowledge is deeply embedded in ideological, cultural, political, and historical contexts. Although this approach is commonly applied in other subfields of psychology, educational psychology--which is the study of human learning, thinking, and behavior in formal and informal educational…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Critical Theory, Educational Theories, Ideology
Arias, Walter L. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2014
This work sets out historical information about the development of Latin American psychology over the base of education. It reviews the contribution from education to Latin American psychology, and especially, the creation of experimental psychology laboratories in schools and educational and psychopedagogical institutions, where experimental…
Descriptors: Educational History, Professional Education, Psychology, Foreign Countries
Guerra, Martha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Psychology trainees pursuing a master's or doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology must invest years of their lives into academic and clinical work. Informed by the knowledge and experience they acquire throughout these years, psychology trainees' commitment to the field of psychology expands into finding a passion for the populations they…
Descriptors: Psychology, Majors (Students), College Students, Burnout
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Hulac, David; Johnson, Natalie D.; Ushijima, Shiho C.; Schneider, Maryia M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Many school psychology faculty are required to publish for purposes of retention and promotion. It is useful to have an understanding of the different outlets for scholarly publications. In the present study, we investigated the peer-reviewed journals in which school psychology faculty were published between 2010 and 2015, the number of articles…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Faculty Publishing, Periodicals, Statistical Analysis
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Bocanegra, Joel O.; Gubi, Aaron A.; Cappaert, Kevin J. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2016
School psychology trainers have historically struggled to adequately increase the number of professionals from diverse backgrounds. An increase in diverse providers is important in meeting the needs of a burgeoning racial/ethnic minority student population. Previous research suggests that minority undergraduate psychology students have less…
Descriptors: Social Theories, School Psychology, Student Recruitment, Minority Group Students
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Tomcho, Thomas J.; Foels, Rob – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Undergraduate psychology majors need a broad base of knowledge in order to be viewed as competent graduates. In addition to acquiring basic knowledge, the American Psychological Association (APA) has guidelines for applied knowledge as well. In order to ensure a broad base of knowledge, teachers therefore need to know what the important…
Descriptors: Psychology, Fundamental Concepts, Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students
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Graybill, Emily; Baker, Courtney N.; Cloth, Allison H.; Fisher, Sycarah; Nastasi, Bonnie K. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
The purpose of the current content analysis was to build upon previous empirical research both within school psychology and in other subdisciplines of psychology to refine the operationalized definition of social justice within school psychology research. Operationalizing the definition and substantiating it within the empirical literature is a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Social Science Research, School Psychology, Content Analysis
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Mercer, Sarah – Language Teaching, 2018
There is a wide body of research that shows how vitally important teachers are to successful learning processes. What they do, think, feel and believe are central to what happens in their classrooms, and, essentially, what happens to their learners. It is perhaps, therefore, surprising that the field of language learning psychology has focused so…
Descriptors: Psychology, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Greenbaum, Hannah K.; Goodsir, Hayden L.; Smith, M. Cecil; Robinson, Daniel H. – Educational Psychology Review, 2018
This article examines top-producing female authors, editors, and editorial board members in five educational psychology journals (i.e., Cognition and Instruction, Contemporary Educational Psychology, Educational Psychologist, Educational Psychology Review, and Journal of Educational Psychology) from 2009 to 2016. Results extend data from four…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Periodicals, Females, Authors
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Collisson, Brian; Rusbasan, David – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
The question of renaming graduate psychology programs to psychological science is a timely and contentious issue. To better understand why some programs, but not others, are changing names, we surveyed chairpersons (Study 1) and faculty (Study 2) within graduate psychology and psychological science programs. Within psychology programs, a name…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Programs, Department Heads, College Faculty
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Betancur, Laura; Rottman, Benjamin Margolin; Votruba-Drzal, Elizabeth; Schunn, Christian – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2019
Small differences in course sequencing may have broad effects on undergraduate science learning. In the current research, we developed an analytical approach for assessing questions about course sequencing using educational data sets, and we applied it to questions about the Psychology major. This study examined the relationships between student…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Curriculum, Academic Achievement, Grades (Scholastic)
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Pfund, Rory A.; Norcross, John C.; Hailstorks, Robin; Stamm, Karen E.; Christidis, Peggy – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
A robust literature has explored multiple facets of the introductory psychology course, but few studies have examined its purposes, student learning outcomes (SLOs), and assessment practices. The second iteration of the Undergraduate Study in Psychology gathered data on these facets in a nationally representative sample of associate (n = 62) and…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Outcomes of Education, Evaluation Methods
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Nichols, Kayla; Graves, Scott L., Jr. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The importance of identifying and building on individual strengths has been a key component of many psychoeducational theories and modalities focused on developing interventions. However, program training in this growing area is not well known. As such, this is the first study designed to ascertain the American Psychological Association-accredited…
Descriptors: Intervention, Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Aspiranti, Kathleen B.; McCleary, Daniel F.; Ratliff, Stephen R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
This study analyzed articles published in four school psychology journals ("Journal of School Psychology," "Psychology in the Schools," "School Psychology Quarterly," and "School Psychology Review") between the years 2009 and 2015. Articles were classified based on whether they were narrative or empirical,…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Periodicals, Evidence Based Practice, Journal Articles
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Bourne, Victoria J.; Nesbit, Rachel J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Statistics anxiety has often been linked to performance in statistics modules for psychology students, despite this no research to date has examined whether attitudes towards statistics can predict whether or not a student chooses to carry on psychology from pre-tertiary to higher education. In this pilot study 41 second year A-level psychology…
Descriptors: Statistics, Student Attitudes, Decision Making, Anxiety
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