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Jessop, Nadia; Adams, Glenn – Psychology Teaching Review, 2016
Advocates for internationalisation of the undergraduate psychology curriculum anticipate a variety of beneficial outcomes strongly associated with forms of intellectual growth -- including critical thinking, appreciation for diversity, and global awareness -- that are the defining purpose of a university education. As a prelude to an intervention…
Descriptors: Psychology, Global Approach, Undergraduate Study, Cultural Differences
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Mugabe, C.; Brug, P.; Catling, J. C. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2016
The relationship between academic motivation, support structures, self-esteem, and social mobility was assessed between three culturally distinct Higher Education student cohorts. Two-hundred-and-sixty-seven students took part in the study: 64 American undergraduates; 100 British undergraduates; and 103 Ugandan undergraduates. Using a number of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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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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Cheng, Vivienne; Catling, Jonathan – Psychology Teaching Review, 2015
Transition to university is an important and potentially stressful life event for students. Previous studies have shown that resilience, delay of gratification and stress can affect the academic performance of students. However, none have shown the effect of these factors in predicting academic performance, hence the current study aimed to look at…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Delay of Gratification, Predictor Variables, Psychology
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Marie, Dannette; Christian, Brittany M.; Lumsden, Joanne; Miles, Lynden K. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2014
Although conventional psychology is often characterised as the science of the individual mind, it is also important to introduce students to the potential interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional nature of psychology. In this paper we outline the design, development, and delivery of an innovative course that employed an ecological framework to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Classroom Environment, Context Effect, Curriculum Development
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Gallagher, Shawn P.; Cook, Shaun P. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2013
The Major Field Test in Psychology (MFT) is a standardised test designed to assess subject mastery at the conclusion of an undergraduate career. Eighty-one graduating majors completed the MFT and 56 of them also took a multiple-choice exam of questions drawn randomly from an introductory psychology test bank. Like the MFT, the constructed exam was…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Exit Examinations, Field Tests, Standardized Tests
Sander, Paul; Sanders, Lalage – Psychology Teaching Review, 2005
Introduction: Research has shown that students do not like student presentations, yet a case can be made for them. This study seeks to understand the effects that presentations have on students. Method: Within an action research framework, two repeated-measures studies were completed, one with students undertaking assessed presentations the other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Projects, Public Speaking, Action Research
Richards, Graham – Psychology Teaching Review, 2005
Teaching of History of Psychology is likely to become increasingly important as the British Psychological Society's 2002 guidelines for approved undergraduate courses are implemented. Results of a survey of History of Psychology teaching during the academic year 1999-2000 are summarised and discussed in the light of these new requirements. While…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Intellectual Disciplines