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Landrum, R. Eric – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
A US sample (N = 360) of psychology educators assessed 73 writing skills and competencies with regard to (a) the importance of each and (b) the typical performance of the top half of local psychology majors. An analysis of gap scores yielded results showing that specific skills, such as supporting claims with citations and proofreading ability,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Psychology, Writing Skills
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Gurung, Regan A. R.; Landrum, R. Eric – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
The authors take an initial step in identifying potential bottleneck concepts in psychology, that is, concepts that are deceptively difficult, perhaps due to student overconfidence. In order to first identify bottleneck concepts, faculty (n = 65) rated the difficulty of 91 psychological concepts from across the discipline. Students (n = 35) rated…
Descriptors: Psychology, Concept Teaching, Difficulty Level, Introductory Courses
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Landrum, R. Eric; Gurung, Regan A. R. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
When students are given a period or window of time to take an exam, is taking an exam earlier in the window (high latency to deadline) related to test scores? In Study 1, students (n = 236) were given windows of time to take online each of 13 quizzes and 4 exams. In Study 2, students (n = 251) similarly took 4 exams online within a test window. In…
Descriptors: Scores, Time, Tests, Predictor Variables