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Reddy, Peter; Hammond, Jennifer; Lewandowska, Anna; Trapp, Annie; Marques, J. Frederico – Psychology Teaching Review, 2014
To investigate innovation in psychology teaching in European Union (EU) higher education, Europlat partners were surveyed and 43 replies were received from 30 countries. Estimated use of e-learning and other technologies including e-books and journals, virtual learning environments, lecture recording, plagiarism detection, laboratory simulation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Psychology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kitching, Helen J.; Hulme, Julie – Psychology Teaching Review, 2013
The transition from school or college to university education is an exciting time for most students, but also one that is filled with new challenges. Students are faced with new styles of teaching and learning, and are required to be more independent and acquire new skill sets. For psychology students, there may be an additional challenge in the…
Descriptors: Psychology, Acceleration (Education), Transitional Programs, College Transfer Students
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Jones, Tim; Upton, Penney; Wilkinson, Dean J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2013
The challenges facing UK higher education are both well documented and controversial; however, pitted against this context is the requirement for psychology departments to provide an increasingly rich and diverse university experience for students, whilst ensuring progression and retention remain central to undergraduate provision. Despite the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Orientation, Undergraduate Students, Satisfaction
Hylton, Patrick L. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2010
The case is made that psychology, and the British Psychological Society in particular, should make culture in all its guises (multiculturalism, diversity, ethnicities, gender, sexuality, class) part of the core curriculum of undergraduate degrees. It is suggested that this could increase participation by Black and Minority Ethnic groups (BME)…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Culture, Cultural Pluralism
Richardson, John T. E. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2010
The participation of people from ethnic minorities in UK higher education is greater than that of White people. Nevertheless, students from ethnic minorities are less likely to obtain "good" degrees (those awarded with first or upper second-class honours) than are White students. This article discusses some possible causes and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Open Universities, Distance Education, Psychology