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Cain, Kathleen M.; Wilkowski, Benjamin M.; Barlett, Christopher P.; Boyle, Colleen D.; Meier, Brian P. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Students and instructors show moderate levels of agreement about the quality of day-to-day teaching. In the present study, we replicated and extended this finding by asking how correspondence between student and instructor ratings is moderated by time of semester and student demographic variables. Participants included 137 students and 5…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Carlson, Wendy; Witschey, Hannah – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
This study examined whether combining classroom curriculum with direct experience with people with disabilities (PWDs) can influence change in undergraduate students' attitudes toward PWDs. Undergraduate students (N = 68) enrolled in a psychology course completed the Interaction with Disabled Persons Scale at the beginning and end of the semester.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Nonprofit Organizations
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Lloyd, E. Paige; Walker, Ryan J.; Metz, Molly A.; Diekman, Amanda B. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Although previous research has demonstrated that guided testing (i.e., self-testing) and question generation effectively increase retention compared to control methods, no work has simultaneously implemented both strategies in the classroom. In a semester-long study designed to maximize experimental control in a naturalistic setting, we adapted…
Descriptors: Review (Reexamination), Testing, Questioning Techniques, Comparative Analysis
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Strapp, Chehalis M.; Drapela, Danica J.; Henderson, Cierra I.; Nasciemento, Emily; Roscoe, Lauren J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the accuracy of psychology majors' expectations regarding careers. Psychology majors, including 101 women and 35 men (M[subscript age] = 23 years; standard deviation[subscript age] = 6.25), indicated a desired career and estimated the level of education needed and the expected annual salary for the career. Students'…
Descriptors: Psychology, Career Choice, Student Attitudes, Income
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Vespia, Kristin M.; Freis, Stephanie D.; Arrowood, Rebecca M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Psychology prioritizes students' professional or career development by including it as one of the five undergraduate learning goals. Faculty advisors are critical to that development but likely feel less prepared for the role. Departments face challenges assessing associated student learning outcomes. We introduce an instrument programs can use to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Faculty, Faculty Advisers, Career Counseling
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Lawson, Timothy J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
This article describes how my psychology department utilizes our alumni to educate current and prospective students about careers in psychology. I explain how we developed an alumni careers website and on-campus alumni careers sessions for students. High school students and our psychology majors reported that they found this information valuable,…
Descriptors: Alumni, Psychology, Career Choice, Information Sources
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Fallon, Marianne; Mahon, Mary A.; Coyle, Melaney – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Improving students' knowledge and application of American Psychological Association (APA) formatting rules typically involves spending class time reviewing or practicing these rules. Screencasts (narrated lectures with real-time screen capture) can reduce the time professors devote to teaching APA format. In addition to imparting rules,…
Descriptors: Guides, Computer Software, Psychology, Professional Associations
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Buzinski, Steven G.; Clark, Jenna; Cohen, Matthew; Buck, Benjamin; Roberts, Scott P. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Pluralistic ignorance occurs when individuals misperceive a group norm and attempt to match the perceived--rather than actual--norm. Little is currently known about its role in the undergraduate classroom. The present research examined the pluralistic ignorance of studying behavior and its relationship with examination performance across four…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Study Habits, Undergraduate Students, Tests
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Fleck, Bethany; Hussey, Heather D.; Rutledge-Ellison, Lily – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
This study contributes to the service learning (SL) literature by providing new empirical evidence of learning from a problem-based SL research project conducted in a developmental research methods course. Two sections of the course taught in a traditional manner were compared to two sections of the course taught with an integrated SL project…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Methods Courses, Educational Research, Problem Based Learning
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Roehling, Patricia V.; Root Luna, Lindsey M.; Richie, Fallon J.; Shaughnessy, John J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Flipped pedagogy has become a popular approach in education. While preliminary research suggests that the flipped classroom has a positive effect on learning in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and quantitative courses, the research on the flipped classroom in a content heavy social science course is minimal and contradictory. We…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Zelechoski, Amanda D.; Riggs Romaine, Christina L.; Wolbransky, Melinda – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Given the recent proliferation of undergraduate psychology and law courses, there is an increased need to empirically evaluate effective methods of teaching psycholegal material. The current study used a between- and within-subject design across four higher education institutions (N = 291 students) to evaluate the effectiveness of incorporating…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Psychology
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Munro, Geoffrey D.; Behlen, Margaret M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Students often have little understanding of the role psychological science plays in informing us about the impact of human behavior when addressing climate change. We designed an assignment for a social psychology course based on Frantz and Mayer's use of the decision tree model of helping behavior to identify the psychological barriers that…
Descriptors: Climate, Social Psychology, Assignments, Barriers
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Stansbury, Jessica A.; Earnest, David R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Motivation and game research continue to demonstrate that the implementation of game design characteristics in the classroom can be engaging and intrinsically motivating. The present study assessed the extent to which an industrial organizational psychology course designed learning environment created with meaningful gamification elements can…
Descriptors: Industrial Psychology, Educational Games, Courses, Student Motivation
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Stansbury, Jessica A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
An interactive learning module was developed and implemented in a social psychology course to teach concepts of the "self" via self-exploration and game play using "The SIMS[superscript 3]." Students volunteered to play the computer video game throughout a 5-week summer session as a supplement to reading the chapter in the…
Descriptors: Social Psychology, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Games, Video Games
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Hunt, Maree J.; Macaskill, Anne C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Taking an ethical approach to using nonhuman animals in teaching requires assessment of the learning benefits of using animals and how these compare to the benefits of alternative teaching practices. It is also important to consider whether students have ethical reservations about completing exercises with animals. We compared upper level…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Animals, Psychology
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