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Clariana, Roy B. – International Journal of Instructional Media, 2004
This investigation considers the instructional effects of color as an over-arching context variable when learning from computer displays. The purpose of this investigation is to examine the posttest retrieval effects of color as a local, extra-item non-verbal lesson context variable for constructed-response versus multiple-choice posttest…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Graduate Students, Color, Computer System Design
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Bugg, Julie M.; McDaniel, Mark A.; Scullin, Michael K.; Braver, Todd S. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2011
Interference is reduced in mostly incongruent relative to mostly congruent lists. Classic accounts of this list-wide proportion congruence effect assume that list-level control processes strategically modulate word reading. Contemporary accounts posit that reliance on the word is modulated poststimulus onset by item-specific information (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Memory, Perception Tests, Reading, Reaction Time
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Fitzpatrick, Jody L.; Christie, Christina A., Ed. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2007
This article presents an interview with Katrina Bledsoe, a senior research associate with Planning, Research & Evaluation Services (PRES) Associates in Washington, D.C. Dr. Bledsoe was a faculty member in the Psychology Department at The College of New Jersey. She was trained under Stewart Donaldson at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) and…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Program Evaluation, Prevention, Community Education
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Kirk, Emily R.; Becker, Jennifer A.; Skinner, Christopher H., Fearrington, Jamie Yarbr; McCane-Bowling, Sara J.; Amburn, Christie; Luna, Elisa; Greear, Corinne – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Teacher referrals for consultation resulted in two independent teams collecting evidence that allowed for a treatment component evaluation of color wheel (CW) procedures and/or interdependent group-oriented reward (IGOR) procedures on inappropriate vocalizations in one third- and one first-grade classroom. Both studies involved the application of…
Descriptors: Self Control, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Contingency Management
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Diggles, Kimberly – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2014
Racial awareness is a critical foundation to racial sensitivity, and it is a necessity for future professionals who want to be prepared to succeed in an increasingly diverse society. Several factors have been shown to influence racial awareness in professionals including their own race, their personal experience with racism, and the amount/quality…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Racial Differences, Teacher Competencies, Knowledge Level
San Mateo Coll., CA. – 1968
To evaluate the effectiveness of its cosmetology program, the College of San Mateo sent a questionnaire to beauty salons in the college's service area. Of the 70 questionnaires sent, over half were returned. Eleven courses in the curriculum were ranked by the employer in order of importance to him, the first four being the 1,600 hours of…
Descriptors: Cosmetology, Occupations, Questionnaires, Service Occupations
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Fudge, Daniel L.; Skinner, Christopher H.; Williams, Jacqueline L.; Cowden, Dan; Clark, Janice; Bliss, Stacy L. – Journal of School Psychology, 2008
A single-case (B-C-B-C) experimental design was used to evaluate the effects of the Color Wheel classroom management system (CWS) on on-task (OT) behavior in an intact, general-education, 2nd-grade classroom during transitions. The CWS included three sets of rules, posted cues to indicate the rules students are expected to be following at that…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Research Design, Cues, Data Analysis
Shah, Niral – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Discussions of race in educational research have focused primarily on performance gaps and differential access to advanced coursework. Thus, very little is known about how race mediates the learning process, particularly with respect to classroom participation and student identity formation. This dissertation examines mathematics learning as a…
Descriptors: Racial Factors, Learning Processes, Student Participation, Identification (Psychology)
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Olurinola, Oluwakemi; Tayo, Omoniyi – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Cognitive psychologists have discovered different design principles to enhance memory performance. It has been said that retrieving process depends on many variables and one of them is colour. This paper provides an overview of research on colour and learning. It includes the effect of colour on attention, retention and memory performance, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Color, Learning
Slotnick, Robert S. – Collegiate Microcomputer, 1988
Describes the implementation and field testing of PsychWare, a courseware package for introductory psychology developed and field tested at New York Institute of Technology. Highlights include the courseware package (10 software programs, a faculty manual, and a student workbook), and instructional design features (simulations, real-time…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Courseware
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England, Elaine – CALICO Journal, 1989
Describes an interdisciplinary (language and educational technology departments) instructional design program that is intended to develop back-up computer programs for students taking supplementary English as a second language classes. The program encompasses training programs, the psychology of screen reading, task analysis, and color cueing.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Content, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Finkel, Coleman – Training and Development Journal, 1980
The designing of intelligently planned meeting facilities can aid management communication and learning. The author examines the psychology of meeting attendance; architectural considerations (lighting, windows, color, etc.); design elements and learning modes (furniture, walls, audiovisuals, materials); and the idea of "total immersion meeting…
Descriptors: Attendance, Audiovisual Aids, Design Requirements, Educational Environment
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Pett, Dennis; Wilson, Trudy – Educational Technology Research and Development, 1996
Reviews color research and considers its implications for the design of instructional materials. Topics include physiological and psychological effects; color and learning, including attention, search tasks, retention and other objective measures, and non-objective measures; color and the cathode ray tube (CRT); and further research needs.…
Descriptors: Attention, Color, Design Preferences, Learning Strategies
Dubocq, Edward R. – 1971
Offered as an exploratory course in the highly technical field of container and packaging design, emphasis is placed on refined knowledge of the basic techniques used in preparing visuals, color camps, and working drawings. Study of related information such as consumer psychology and color, layout, and lettering is included in this studio oriented…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Products, Behavioral Objectives, Commercial Art
Denton, Craig L. – 1984
For centuries artists have explored the uses of color in their compositions. Believing that colors have innate symbolic, expressive, and aesthetic qualities, artists have been aware that these properties can be magnified or subdued by organization within a compositional space, and artists have suggested that certain positions within a framed field…
Descriptors: Color, Color Planning, Communication (Thought Transfer), News Reporting
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