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Elbulok-Charcape, Milushka; Grandoit, Evan; Berman, Lorin; Fogel, Joshua; Fink, Lauren; Rabin, Laura – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Peer tutoring is an effective method of improving undergraduate students' academic performance, especially for those at-risk for poor grades. Peer tutoring has seldom been explored in undergraduate statistics, a difficult but required course for many college majors. The current study investigated the benefits of peer tutoring for 180…
Descriptors: Student Improvement, Undergraduate Students, At Risk Students, Peer Teaching
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Modiano, Yosefa; Bonanome, Marianna – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Psychology ranks fourth on the list of most common undergraduate majors and is increasing in popularity (McFarland, 2018). The most recent American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major list scientific inquiry among its most important goals. In order to demonstrate literacy in psychological science, the…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Majors (Students), Statistics
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Nel, Pieter W.; Nolte, Lizette – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Training clinical psychologists to be able to work with those who will use their services in ways that are not 'othering' or stigmatising and that facilitate a safe, compassionate and accepting place from where psychological therapy can be undertaken, is an essential task for trainers. Although simulation training is widely used in some healthcare…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Clinical Psychology, Simulation, Foreign Countries
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Stiles-Smith, Benita; Isler, Nadine; Kennedy, Barbara; Beckett, Jenni – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Internships for psychologists are intended to provide grounding and training for practice in the field. We posit that this, though certainly bringing focused attention to content and competencies, is best completed within collaborative working relationships intentionally nurtured between educational and practice settings on behalf of the intern to…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Psychology, Psychologists, Partnerships in Education
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Sprecher, Eva A. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This paper has been developed from a practical oral presentation given by the author as a bursary winner at the second annual DART-P Conference which took place at the University of Cardiff in June 2019. Objectives: The aim of this paper is to share practical strategies for teaching techniques, that are common to the school classroom, adapted to…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Taxonomy, College Instruction, Individualized Instruction
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Bebermeier, Sarah; Kerkhoff, Denise – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
The Etherpad is an open source online editor providing the possibility for collaborative writing and discussions in real-time via a shared link. Previous research has shown that the use of technology in higher education can be effective and that online editors can facilitate collaborative learning. This article outlines the use of the Etherpad in…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Collaborative Writing, Editing, Technology Uses in Education
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Mawtus, Bridget; Rodriguez-Cuadrado, Sara; Ludke, Karen M.; Nicolson, Roderick I. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
It is becoming clear that in the 21st century, a focus on skill development in education is necessary to complement the curriculum, particularly with regards to creative problem solving. The emerging Pedagogy of Play seems to provide a framework to facilitate this but is not easily applicable in the mainstream UK due to difficulties in empowering…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Adolescents
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Miles, Paula J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Interactive teaching environments help students transition from a 'consumer' of information to a generator of knowledge and help to create an educational setting that inspires and supports student engagement, while developing high-order skills and a deeper level of knowledge and understanding. To develop an interactive teaching condition, the…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Styles, Educational Change
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Griggs, Richard A.; Bartels, Jared M. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Although the Stanford Prison Experiment (SPE) has been challenged on methodological, theoretical, and ethical grounds, these criticisms have been largely ignored by teachers and textbook authors. Recent revelations arising from an analysis of the SPE archival materials, however, not only strongly support these past criticisms but also question the…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Science Process Skills, Scientific Methodology
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Gardner, Mark – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Concerns about the reproducibility of research findings has prompted re-examination of 'questionable research practices' commonplace in traditional psychological science. Consequently, the way that researchers conduct, analyse, and report psychological findings is changing. Many psychology educators are less familiar with recent methodological…
Descriptors: Teacher Workshops, Foreign Countries, Research Training, Psychology
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James, Alana I. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Mentoring between psychology undergraduate students and A-level psychology pupils, from widening participation (WP) backgrounds, was run as action research over four academic years. The key aims were to support potential new university students' transition into higher education (HE) and current students' transition out of HE into work or further…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Mentors, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Skipper, Yvonne – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Encouraging students to 'believe that they can achieve' is a central element to teaching. The belief that it is one's efforts and techniques, rather than one's innate abilities which lead to success has a positive impact on learning behaviours. As such, Yvonne Skipper strives to promote this malleable view of intelligence (or growth mindset) in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Psychology, Teaching Methods, Teacher Effectiveness
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Holliman, Andrew J.; Hulme, Julie; Wilson-Smith, Kevin – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
The Division of Academics, Researchers and Teachers in Psychology (DARTP) hosted a symposium at the British Psychological Society's Annual Conference 2018, at which the concepts of transition and adaptability were explored within the context of higher and pre-tertiary education and in academic organisational contexts. The talks and discussions…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), College Students, College Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Leadbetter, Peter; Bussu, Anna; Richards, Michael – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Outdoor learning experiences in Higher Education (HE) provide students with the opportunity for emotional development, cognitive development and learning. Despite this, the literature exploring the impact of emotive outdoor learning experiences on students' development and learning is scarce. The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Emotional Development, Cognitive Development, Historic Sites
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Willard, Eleanor – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This short report will outline a remote work experience scheme that has successfully been running for three years in the psychology group within the Leeds School of Social Sciences. It is designed to aid transition to university for pre-tertiary students by introducing them to undergraduate literacy skills and making their expectations of…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Psychology, Undergraduate Study, College Preparation
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