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Rentzelas, Panagiotis; Harrison, Emily – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
This paper describes the implementation of a new and innovative learning activity created to enhance the learning experience of psychology undergraduate dissertation students. The writing retreat is a student-based learning activity which aims to address students' needs over the final stages of the dissertation module. Involving active-learning,…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Writing Workshops, Psychology, Undergraduate Students
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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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Elliot, Dely Lazarte – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
With continuing priority given to the development of Higher Education students' employability skills, this paper reflects on the employability framework as well as recommended principles for promoting and embedding employability within and outwith the curriculum. Given existing traditional and innovative approaches for promoting employability…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Frith, Hannah – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
The dissertation is a highly valued form of teaching and learning in higher education, yet the practice of undergraduate supervision is understudied and under-theorised. Effective supervision is regarded as essential to student success -- by students and supervisors alike, although training, resources and support for supervisors is limited.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Research, Research Reports, Supervision
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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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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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Churchyard, Jamie S. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2020
The following paper makes the case for a recommended practice of depositing undergraduate student dissertations into Higher Education Institute (HEI) institutional research repositories. In discussing this, the reasons for doing so, and a comprehensive discussion of the benefits and challenges (motivationally, logistically and ethically) for the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theses, Student Research, Information Dissemination
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Matthewman, Lisa; Jodhan-Gall, Donna; Nowlan, Jenni; OSullivan, Nuala; Patel, Zorica – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
In this article, the authors describe the PERMA model of wellbeing and how it has been applied within the teaching provision at undergraduate level in a business school context. PERMA is an acronym for a model of wellbeing put forward by a pioneering psychologist in the field of positive psychology, Martin Seligman. According to Seligman (2011),…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Business Schools, Well Being
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