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Serbic, Danijela; Bourne, Victoria – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
Embedding employability in higher education is a key Teaching Excellence Framework requirement, and psychology departments across the UK recognise that this is indeed important for students' employability prospects. The Final Year Research Project is the most important independent piece of work that psychology undergraduate students undertake,…
Descriptors: Capstone Experiences, Student Research, Student Projects, Career Readiness
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Pownall, Madeleine – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
Over recent years, psychology has become increasingly concerned with reproducibility and replicability of research findings (Munaf├▓ et al., 2017). One method of ensuring that research is hypothesis driven, as opposed to data driven, is the process of publicly pre-registering a study's hypotheses, data analysis plan, and procedure prior to data…
Descriptors: Psychology, Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Teaching Methods
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Freeman, Leanne; Brooks, Joanna; Crowley, Colm; Elmi-Glennan, Clare; Gordon-Finlayson, Alasdair; McDermott, Hilary; Seymour-Smith, Sarah – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
The Teaching Qualitative Psychology Group (TQP) is a group of experienced academics supporting the sharing of best practice in the teaching and supervision of qualitative research methods in psychology. In this paper the group share their knowledge and practice suggestions with a specific focus on supporting academics who do not come from a…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Faculty, Best Practices, Supervision
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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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Zammit, Maria; Willard, Eleanor – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This article outlines the design of a module introducing Developmental Psychology to distance learners undertaking a two-year part-time BPS accredited MSc Psychology (Conversion) degree. The module was redesigned to accommodate increased student numbers. Online learners differ significantly from those in face-to-face learning environments, in…
Descriptors: Developmental Psychology, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Foreign Countries
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Bourne, Victoria J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Statistics anxiety is experienced by a large number of psychology students, and previous research has examined a range of potential correlates, including academic performance, mathematical ability and psychological predictors. These varying predictors are often considered separately, although there may be shared variance between them. In the…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Skills, Academic Ability, Student Attitudes
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Ennis, Harriet – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Providing the evidence-base to establish whether mindfulness for young people is beneficial is undoubtedly more challenging than it has been for adults. First of all there are the practical difficulties in training teachers to deliver mindfulness well. Yet this is what needs to be done; teachers with the class management and pedagogical expertise…
Descriptors: Credibility, Metacognition, Evidence Based Practice, Stress Management
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Kantaris, Xenya – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Independent study can be satisfying and thrilling, and it can also be terrifying. Some students may not be equipped to handle the stress that University life puts in front of them. It is a fact that 75 per cent of adult mental health problems begin before the age of 18 (Davies, 2013) therefore, some students will enter University with a mental…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Resilience (Psychology), Coping
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Dempsey, Imogen – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
This paper explores: (a) the impact of psychology education governance on our understanding of subjectivity and (b) how this functions for neoliberal capitalist structures. The ways-of-knowing, power relations and perceptions of subjectivity are approached through texts selected from official documents governing the curriculum, and qualitative…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Psychology, Governance, Neoliberalism
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Nesbit, Rachel J.; Bourne, Victoria J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Statistics anxiety is extremely common in undergraduate psychology students. The Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale (STARS) is at present the most widely used measure to assess statistics anxiety, measuring six distinct scales: test and class anxiety, interpretation anxiety, fear of asking for help, worth of statistics, fear of statistics teachers…
Descriptors: Statistics, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students, Psychology
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Homer, Sophie R. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
The number of PhD students in the UK is growing exponentially, and in an increasingly competitive labour market, postgraduate research students are facing unprecedented pressure to demonstrate a range of skills within and beyond research management. Due to the popularity and broad-ranging nature of the discipline, psychology students will face…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Psychology
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Hegarty, John; Hartley, James – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
To obtain their degree, final year students of psychology in the UK normally complete a set of examination papers and a dissertation, and the marks obtained for these pieces of work are usually combined with marks obtained for coursework completed in the second year. With joint-honours degrees the marks obtained for psychology are combined with…
Descriptors: Grading, Grades (Scholastic), College Seniors, Psychology
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Bourne, Victoria J.; Nesbit, Rachel J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Statistics anxiety has often been linked to performance in statistics modules for psychology students, despite this no research to date has examined whether attitudes towards statistics can predict whether or not a student chooses to carry on psychology from pre-tertiary to higher education. In this pilot study 41 second year A-level psychology…
Descriptors: Statistics, Student Attitudes, Decision Making, Anxiety
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Hulme, Julie A.; Kitching, Helen J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
This paper describes one aspect of a larger scale qualitative study conducted to investigate psychology-specific issues in learning and teaching in higher education. Participants included academic psychologists from across the career spectrum and from diverse UK universities. A semi-structured focus group methodology was employed, and results were…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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Perham, Nick; Hodgetts, Helen; Sanders, Lalage D.; Heggs, Daniel – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
Psychology Participant Pools (PPP) are known to be used within psychology departments in the United Kingdom as a way to promote understanding of psychological research and as a means to aid students and researchers to collect data. However, there is currently no information regarding the different practices undertaken in each department. This…
Descriptors: Psychology, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Longitudinal Studies
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