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McDermott, Hilary; Liasi, Abigail; Newport, Roger – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
Developing student's confidence with qualitative research methods presents a challenge to many educators and is even more of a challenge when the 'educator' themselves are unfamiliar with such methods. This paper offers a three-way reflective account of bringing one such colleague 'into the fold'; their journey to the 'dark side.' It documents the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theses, Student Research, Supervision
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Sheriston, Lee; Holliman, Andrew J.; Payne, Alice – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Adaptability refers to an individual's cognitive, behavioural, and emotional adjustment in the face of novel, changing, or uncertain situations. A growing literature has demonstrated the influence of adaptability on students' academic outcomes at primary, secondary level, and more recently, tertiary levels; however, its influence on students'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Adjustment, Psychology, Outcomes of Education
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Curson, Sally; Wilson-Smith, Kevin; Holliman, Andrew J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
The transition from primary to secondary school has long been recognised as one of the most challenging in a child's education. Whilst most children ultimately make this transition successfully, it can nevertheless be an anxious time for the majority of children. For a minority, this may lead to high levels of anxiety that can have long-term…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Student Adjustment, Family Role
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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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Rasheed-Karim, Walifa – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Adult providers as well as further and adult education colleges are a major part of an economically driven society improving skills for developing careers as well as for new interests and jobs. Further education (FE) colleges deliver courses that not only meet the demands of school leavers but also serve the wider community in terms of delivering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Adult Education, Well Being
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Kitching, Helen J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
This paper overviewed some of the research that had already been conducted in schools to support student wellbeing and reported back on research that the author had conducted in her own school, evaluating an intervention that aimed to help Year 12 students cope better with stress. The results showed a small but significant improvement in students'…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Well Being, Conferences (Gatherings), Anxiety
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Griffith, Emma; Butler, Catherine; Csecs, Jenny; Davis, Cara – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Problem-Based learning (PBL) is a widely used teaching method in UK Clinical Psychology training. This study considers the experience of using PBL as part of the University of Bath's Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Questionnaire and focus group analyses suggest PBL was predominantly experienced as useful by trainees when completed during the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Programs
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Winstone, Naomi E.; Kinchin, Ian M. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
Many topics within the psychology curriculum can be described as "sensitive", with potential for students to experience distress and discomfort. Given the pressure experienced by academics in Higher Education, the potential for student distress or complaints might lead lecturers to adopt a risk-averse approach to teaching, which is well…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, College Faculty, Interviews
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Hill, Kimberley M. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
Psychology is a valuable Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) discipline, but one which could do far more at communicating its value to the wider public. This paper discusses how popular initiatives, such as "The University of Northampton's STEM Champions" programme, enhance psychology's STEM membership, while…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Psychology, College Programs, Community Involvement
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Bowyer, Jessica; Carroll, Prerna – Psychology Teaching Review, 2016
A levels in England are moving from a modular to a linear system. Additionally, the AS and A level are being "decoupled", meaning that students will no longer undertake summative assessment at the end of the first year of study. Psychology may be particularly vulnerable to these changes as students often have no prior experience of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Psychology, Online Surveys
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Griffiths, Mark – Psychology Teaching Review, 2015
This paper provides some additional observations on publishing with undergraduates following the short paper by Hartley (2014) in a previous issue of "Psychology Teaching Review." This paper's main focus relates to how students can develop as scholars by lecturers actively encouraging students to disseminate their written and oral…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Publications, Writing for Publication, Observation
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Morys-Carter, Wakefield L.; Paltoglou, Aspasia E.; Davies, Emma L. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2015
Statistics and Research Methods modules are often unpopular with psychology students; however, at Oxford Brookes University the seminar component of the second-year research methods module tends to get very positive feedback. Over half of the seminars work towards the submission of a research-based experimental lab report. This article introduces…
Descriptors: Psychology, Student Research, Research Methodology, Methods Courses