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Richmond, Aaron S.; Morgan, Robin K.; Slattery, Jeanne M.; Mitchell, Nathanael G.; Cooper, Anna Grace – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Recent research suggests that designing a syllabus using learner-centered principles may increase students' perceptions of their instructor on the characteristics of rapport, caring, helpfulness, willingness to seek help from the instructor, and student motivation. Typically, a learner-centered syllabus is one that presents a positive tone at the…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Student Centered Learning, Student Attitudes, Caring
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Slattery, Timothy J.; Angele, Bernhard; Rayner, Keith – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 2011
In the boundary change paradigm (Rayner, 1975), when a reader's eyes cross an invisible boundary location, a preview word is replaced by a target word. Readers are generally unaware of such changes due to saccadic suppression. However, some readers detect changes on a few trials and a small percentage of them detect many changes. Two experiments…
Descriptors: Sentences, Eye Movements, Human Body, Word Processing
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Pollatsek, Alexander; Slattery, Timothy J.; Juhasz, Barbara – Language and Cognitive Processes, 2008
Two experiments compared how relatively long novel prefixed words (e.g., "overfarm") and existing prefixed words were processed in reading. The use of novel prefixed words allows one to examine the roles of whole-word access and decompositional processing in the processing of non-novel prefixed words. The two experiments found that,…
Descriptors: Morphemes, Language Processing, Novels, Reading Processes
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Slattery, Jeanne M. – Teaching of Psychology, 1998
Presents an interview with an associate professor of psychology who has written extensively on the use of the World Wide Web in the classroom. Discusses various options and functions of the Web from the very simple to the more complex. Discusses student reactions for and against these innovations. (MJP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Miller, Richard L., Ed.; Balcetis, Emily, Ed.; Burns, Susan R., Ed.; Daniel, David B., Ed.; Saville, Bryan K., Ed.; Woody, William Douglas, Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
The purpose of the book is to provide teachers of psychology access to teaching techniques that epitomize "happy tact and ingenuity." The principle influence that teachers have on student behavior occurs in the classroom since, as noted by Erickson and Strommer, (1991), today's students spend relatively little time studying outside of class. When…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Adult Development, Class Activities, Learning Activities