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Segrist, Daniel J.; Meinz, Elizabeth J. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2018
Over the past seven years, we have offered a psychology book club to undergraduate and graduate students in our department. We suggest the book club provides an informal opportunity for student-to-student and student-to-faculty interaction, and offers a way to engage students in critical thinking about popular psychological issues. In this…
Descriptors: Clubs, Recreational Reading, Discussion Groups, Psychology
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Ebersole, Tela M.; Kelty-Stephen, Damian G. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
This article outlines the theoretical rationale and process for an integrated-science approach to teaching sensation and perception (S&P) to undergraduate psychology students that may also serve as an integrated-science curriculum. The course aimed to introduce the interdisciplinary evolution of this psychological field irrespective of any…
Descriptors: Psychology, Interdisciplinary Approach, Perception, Undergraduate Students
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Sheafer, Vicki – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
Digital storytelling is a technology application that has emerged as a powerful teaching and learning tool that engages both teachers and students. Digital storytelling allows students to become creative storytellers through selecting a topic, conducting research, writing a script, and developing the story. However, the use of digital storytelling…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Psychology, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education
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Goette, William F.; Delello, Julie A.; Schmitt, Andrew L.; Sullivan, Jeremy R.; Rangel, Angelica – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
This study compares the academic performance and perceptions of 114 undergraduate students enrolled in an abnormal psychology course. Specifically, this study focuses on whether face-to-face (F2F) or blended modalities are associated with student learning outcomes. In this study, data analysis was based upon the examination of end-of-course…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, College Instruction, Comparative Analysis, Undergraduate Students
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Senzaki, Sawa; Hackathorn, Jana; Appleby, Drew C.; Gurung, Regan A. R. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2017
Two studies examined the effectiveness of a flashcard-based study strategy, "Flashcards-Plus," in an ecologically valid context. The strategy requires students to create flashcards designed to increase their ability to retain, comprehend, and apply textbook material to exams. In Studies 1a (n = 73) and 1b (n = 62), we introduced all…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Visual Aids, Memory, Comprehension
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Chen, Ruth – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016
Problem-based learning (PBL) courses have historically been situated in physical classrooms involving in-person interactions. As online learning is embraced in higher education, programs that use PBL can integrate online platforms to support curriculum delivery and facilitate student engagement. This report describes student perspectives of the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Electronic Learning
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Burns, Lawrence R.; Stephenson, Paul L.; Bellamy, Katy – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016
Although students make some epistemological progress during college, most graduate without developing meaning-making strategies that reflect an understanding that knowledge is socially constructed. Using a pre-test-post-test design and a within-subjects 2 × 2 mixed-design ANOVA, this study reports on empirical findings which support the Socratic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Questioning Techniques, Lecture Method, Psychology
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Brinthaupt, Thomas M.; Hurst, Jennifer R.; Johnson, Quinn R. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016
Very little research examines the beliefs and stereotypes students have about the discipline and major of psychology. Previous research has found that psychology majors report hearing a variety of such beliefs and stereotypes more often from their fellow students than from their family members. In the current study, psychology majors/minors and…
Descriptors: Psychology, Majors (Students), Nonmajors, Student Attitudes
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Dunn, Karee E. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2016
Data-driven decision-making (DDDM) is a difficult topic to cover, but typically required, in the applied educational psychology course or other courses required for teacher licensure in the United States. While a growing body of literature indicates in-service teachers are resistant to DDDM and underprepared to engage in it, little has been done…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Data, Decision Making
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Gurung, Regan A. R. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2015
In three separate introductory psychology classes over a three-year period, I tested whether over 600 students' exam scores were associated with the use of textbook technology supplements (TTSs). Each class used a different textbook and a different TTS ("Learnsmart," "PsychPortal," and "Aplia"). In general, students…
Descriptors: Investigations, Textbook Publication, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing
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Forden, Carie L.; Carrillo, Amy M. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2014
There is a demand for the integration of global learning/diversity across the curriculum. A series of cross-cultural assignments was created to facilitate global learning in two social psychology classes, one in Egypt, and one in the USA. In these assignments, students collected data and applied course concepts to real-life problems, then…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Global Education, Cross Cultural Training
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Chappell, Charisse – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2014
The American Psychological Association (APA) recently revised their "Guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major" in 2013. In this updated version diversity is included in the broad goal of ethical and social responsibility in a diverse world. Indicators associated with this goal include student awareness of prejudice within…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Multicultural Education
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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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Sharp, Gwen; Yao, Richard; Cresiski, Robin; Hahn, Kate – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
There has been little research on the types of boundary issues encountered in undergraduate psychology field experience courses, despite the increased popularity of such courses. This case study identifies the frequency and types of boundary issues faced by undergraduate psychology students enrolled in such a course, including the most common…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Field Experience Programs
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Scarlet, Janina; Ampolos, Lauren – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
This article reviews several approaches used to teach psychopharmacology for graduate clinical psychology students. In order to promote engagement and increase student interest, students were broken up into groups and were asked to demonstrate their understanding of the material through a variety of interactive games (i.e., game-based learning, or…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Games, Pharmacology, Student Surveys
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