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Symons, Douglas K.; Smith, Kathleen H. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2014
Students are very familiar with digital media and computers. The aim of this study was to take advantage of this skill-set and examine evidence of psychological engagement in a personalized web-based learning experience, given the more general interest in student engagement of students in Higher Education. In this study, 117 students each raised…
Descriptors: Evidence, Web Based Instruction, Learning Experience, Learner Engagement
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McConnell, William; Marton, John P. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
In an attempt to influence students' appreciation of the value of research, the authors introduced a multidimensional scaling activity in a section of introductory psychology. In two consecutive 80-minute classes, 32 students worked in pairs, categorizing 20 crimes on the basis of similarity and coding their partner's responses, and then worked in…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Research Skills, Multidimensional Scaling