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Sego, Sandra A.; Stuart, Anne E. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Many students, particularly underprepared students, struggle to identify the essential information in empirical articles. We describe a set of assignments for instructing general psychology students to dissect the structure of such articles. Students in General Psychology I read empirical articles and answered a set of general, factual questions…
Descriptors: Psychology, Introductory Courses, Journal Articles, Content Area Reading
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Zielinski, Dianne – International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 2019
As part of a final project for a general psychology course, students were required to play a game, either digital/video or on a board. Students selected their own games, and were asked to identify psychological principles in their game play. Topics included the brain, sensation and perception, human development, learning, motivation, intelligence,…
Descriptors: Games, Concept Formation, College Students, Psychology
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Davis, Teresa L.; Fromuth, Mary Ellen – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper describes a model for the articulation and assessment of goals in the development and use of a general psychology custom textbook. A description of custom textbooks is presented, and the specific textbook that our Psychology Department has developed is discussed. Two studies present data on student and faculty perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Textbook Evaluation, Psychology, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Whittington, Brandon L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Although cell phones are often discussed as a problem in higher education research, the literature focuses largely on disciplinary tactics or integration of phones into the curriculum. The present study provides further support for the use of positive reinforcement to minimize the negative effects of cell phones in the classroom. A…
Descriptors: Psychology, Classroom Environment, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Zayac, Ryan M.; Ratkos, Thom; Frieder, Jessica E.; Paulk, Amber – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Research on teaching has shown that incorporating active student responding (ASR) into classroom instruction facilitates learning and should be considered best practice. Nevertheless, few published studies have examined ASR using a within-participant design across a semester. Using a counterbalanced alternating treatment design, a direct…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Comparative Analysis
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Goomas, David – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
Numerous studies have reported on the innovative and effective delivery of online course content by community colleges, but not much has been done on how learning management systems (LMS) can deliver real-time (immediate data delivery) antecedents that inform students of performance requirements. This pilot study used Blackboard's™ interactive…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Psychology, Integrated Learning Systems, Web Sites
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Wentworth, Diane Keyser; Whitmarsh, Lona – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Teaching the general psychology course provides instructors with the opportunity to invite students to explore the dynamics of behavior and mental processes through the lens of theory and research. Three innovative writing assignments were developed to teach students to think like a psychologist, operationalized as enhancing critical thinking,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Introductory Courses, Writing Assignments
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LaPaglia, Jessica A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2020
In this article, the author describes an exam review activity in which students answered questions and solved puzzles in order to escape the review session. In a general psychology (100-level) course and research methods in psychology (300-level) course, students solved a series of puzzles and review questions. This format is similar to popular…
Descriptors: Review (Reexamination), Tests, Puzzles, Problem Solving
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Goomas, David T.; Weston, Melissa B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2012
Students enrolled in two general psychology classes at El Centro College (ECC) of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) were offered the opportunity to earn extra credit by performing up to 20 hours of service learning. Benefits of service learning were observed in student development, including exploration of career possibilities,…
Descriptors: Community Needs, Service Learning, Psychology, Student Development
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Firmin, Michael W.; Johnson, Erica J.; Wikler, Jeremiah – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2009
We examined the coverage given by General Psychology textbooks, representing 8 major commercial publishers, regarding the professions of psychology, counseling, marriage & family therapy, and social workers. Of the 24 textbooks assessed, we found substantial bias favoring the coverage of psychology. While 25% of the texts mentioned social workers,…
Descriptors: Service Occupations, Textbooks, Marriage, Family Counseling
Hoose, Nicole Arduini-Van – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Team-based learning is an instructional method of specifically structured in class team activities that has been proposed as an alternative to traditional lecture methods. Proponents of TBL claim that it promotes aspects of learning that traditional lecture methods do not. There have been numerous studies examining the benefits of TBL; however,…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Teaching Methods, Class Activities, Lecture Method
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Gross, Thomas J.; Malone, Celeste M. – Contemporary School Psychology, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the multicultural course requirements and courses for school psychology training programs. Data were collected for 332 programs across 240 college and university campuses within 47 states and the District of Columbia through publicly available program websites. Overall, 76% of programs offered at least…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, School Psychology, Counselor Training
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Kalb, L.; Jacobson, L.; Zisman, C.; Mahone, E.; Landa, R.; Azad, G.; Menon, D.; Singh, V.; Zabel, A.; Pritchard, A. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
The goal of this study was to examine caregiver agreement to hear about local research opportunities by joining a clinical research registry. Data from this cross-sectional study were gathered, between 2014 and 2017, across two outpatient clinics: (1) a multidisciplinary Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) clinic (N = 5228) and (2) a general psychology…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Neurological Impairments
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Hartnett, Jessica L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
The present article describes four free or inexpensive Internet-based activities that can be used to supplement statistics/research methods/general psychology classes. Each activity and subsequent homework assessment is described, as well as homework performance outcome and student opinion data for each activity. (Contains 1 table.)
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Dziuban, Charles D.; Moskal, Patsy D.; Cassisi, Jeffrey; Fawcett, Alexis – Online Learning, 2016
This paper presents the results of a pilot study investigating the use of the Realizeit adaptive learning platform to deliver a fully online General Psychology course across two semesters. Through mutual cooperation, UCF and vendor (CCKF) researchers examined students' affective, behavioral, and cognitive reactions to the system. Student survey…
Descriptors: Psychology, Online Courses, Affective Behavior, Student Surveys
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