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Barner, John R.; Holosko, Michael J.; Thyer, Bruce A.; King, Steve, Jr. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
The "h"-index for all social work and psychology tenured or tenure-track faculty in the top 25 social work programs and psychology departments as ranked by "U.S. News and World Report" in 2012 and 2013, respectively, were obtained, permitting comparison of the scholarly influence between members (N = 1,939) of the two fields.…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Social Work, Psychology, Higher Education
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Brinthaupt, Thomas M.; Hurst, Jennifer R.; Johnson, Quinn R. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016
Very little research examines the beliefs and stereotypes students have about the discipline and major of psychology. Previous research has found that psychology majors report hearing a variety of such beliefs and stereotypes more often from their fellow students than from their family members. In the current study, psychology majors/minors and…
Descriptors: Psychology, Majors (Students), Nonmajors, Student Attitudes
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Spector, J. Michael; Ifenthaler, Dirk; Sampson, Demetrios G. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2016
Digital systems and digital technologies are globally investigated for their potential to transform learning, teaching and assessment towards offering unique learning experiences to the twenty-first century learners. This Special Issue on "Digital systems supporting cognition and exploratory learning in twenty-first century" aims to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Cognitive Processes, Discovery Learning, Educational Psychology
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Stevens, Courtney; Witkow, Melissa R.; Smelt, Brenna; Good, Kendra; Hershman, Tova – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
This article presents a census of empirical studies on the scholarship of teaching published in "Teaching of Psychology", "Psychology Learning and Teaching", and "Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology" over the past decade. All articles from each issue were coded for characteristics identifying the…
Descriptors: Psychology, Teaching Methods, Institutional Characteristics, Scholarship
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Sibulkin, Amy E.; Butler, J. S. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
After explicit instruction on how to give possible bidirectional (two-way) causality explanations for a correlation, 240 students from eight sections of social psychology and research methods courses wrote "reverse causality" explanations on various test questions, creating a total of 882 answers. Averaging across multiple graded…
Descriptors: Correlation, Causal Models, Research Methodology, Social Psychology
Aiquipa, Jesús J.; Ramos, Cinthia M.; Curay, Rosmery; Guizado, Leidy L. – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2018
Despite the need for scientific research in psychology to solve the different psychosocial problems of the country (family violence and corruption, for example), studies in this area are not still enough. One of the ways to encourage research is by doing a thesis. However, many students opt for other types of jobs for that purpose. The objective…
Descriptors: Psychology, Decision Making, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Obeid, Rita; Hill, Darryl B. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Research has shown that plagiarism is on the increase in higher education. Some state that this is due to poor knowledge rather than intentional cheating. Other researchers explain that plagiarism is on the rise due to increased competitiveness in college and easy access to work that has already been completed. In this study, we show how a 2-hr…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, Plagiarism, Research Methodology
Meltzoff, Julian; Cooper, Harris – APA Books, 2017
Could the research you read be fundamentally flawed? Could critical defects in methodology slip by you undetected? To become informed consumers of research, students need to thoughtfully evaluate the research they read rather than accept it without question. This second edition of a classic text gives students the tools they need to apply critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Research Methodology, Evaluative Thinking, Critical Reading
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Robinson, Lee; Bond, Caroline – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The most thoroughly researched topic in relation to autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) is the evaluation of interventions. Educational psychology in the United Kingdom and Ireland is the most closely allied profession to school psychology in the United States. In considering what is published by and for the profession, it is important to include…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Garrett, Bethan – Research Studies in Music Education, 2019
The motivation of teachers represents an emergent area of research within psychology, where the complex and fluid nature of practitioner engagement is increasingly recognised. Underpinned by psycho-social theories, this article explores the potential of socially-situated structures and processes to develop and maintain generalist teachers'…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Teachers, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Participation
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Lenker, Mark – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
Research in psychology and political science has identified motivated reasoning as a set of biases that inhibit a person's ability to process political information objectively. This research has important implications for the information literacy movement's aims of fostering lifelong learning and informed citizenship. This essay argues that…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Political Attitudes, Political Issues, Cognitive Style
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Whillans, Ashley V.; Hope, Sally E.; Wylie, Lauren J.; Zhao, Bob; Souza, Michael J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Promoting undergraduate engagement is an important and challenging obstacle at large research-focused universities. Thus, the current study evaluated whether a peer-led program of student-geared events could improve engagement among a diverse group of psychology students early on in their degrees. We randomly assigned interested second-year…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement, Research Universities, Psychology
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Zucchero, Renee' A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2011
Previous research revealed that introductory psychology textbooks included limited information about psychology ethics. This study reviewed 48 current introductory psychology textbooks for research and other APA ethics content. These textbooks included slightly more total ethics content and were more thorough in their review of research ethics…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Psychology, Ethics, Introductory Courses
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Marshall, Seth – College Student Journal, 2016
More research is needed that investigates how positive psychology-associated traits are predicted by neurocognitive processes. Correspondingly, the purpose of this study was to ascertain how, and to what extent, four traits, namely, grit, optimism, positive affect, and life satisfaction were predicted by the executive functioning (EF) dimensions…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, College Students, Psychology, Personality Traits
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Bocanegra, Joel O.; Gubi, Aaron A.; Fan, Chung-Hau; Hansmann, Paul R. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2015
Trainers within school psychology have struggled to recruit racial/ethnic minority graduate students, with a recent demographic survey suggesting that racial/ethnic minorities comprise 9.3% of school-based practitioners (Curtis, Castillo, & Gelley, 2012). Furthermore, research has suggested that school psychology training programs have also…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, School Psychology, Knowledge Level
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