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Jacobsen, Anja Møgelvang; Diseth, Åge – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2020
Psychology as an A-level subject in senior high school (12th to 13th grade) has increased in popularity in recent years. The purpose of this study was to investigate why students choose psychology as a subject, and their satisfaction with this choice. A total of 624 Norwegian students responded to a survey. A factor analysis supported a…
Descriptors: High School Students, Psychology, Course Selection (Students), Adolescents
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Heyder, Anke; Bergold, Sebastian; Steinmayr, Ricarda – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2018
Evidence-based knowledge about intellectual giftedness is important for identifying, counseling, and fostering intellectually gifted students. How much teachers actually know about intellectual giftedness is unclear because previous studies have relied solely on self-reports. This study aimed to: (a) develop a test for the assessment of teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Kobayashi, Futoshi – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
Japanese college students (N = 18) aspiring to become English teachers in junior or senior high schools studied several examples of educational games and created their own English games as an assignment during the last two weeks of an educational psychology course. Results indicated (1) a significant increase between pre- and post-…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers