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Stiles-Smith, Benita; Isler, Nadine; Kennedy, Barbara; Beckett, Jenni – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Internships for psychologists are intended to provide grounding and training for practice in the field. We posit that this, though certainly bringing focused attention to content and competencies, is best completed within collaborative working relationships intentionally nurtured between educational and practice settings on behalf of the intern to…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Psychology, Psychologists, Partnerships in Education
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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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Rasheed-Karim, Walifa – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Adult providers as well as further and adult education colleges are a major part of an economically driven society improving skills for developing careers as well as for new interests and jobs. Further education (FE) colleges deliver courses that not only meet the demands of school leavers but also serve the wider community in terms of delivering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Adult Education, Well Being
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Kennette, Lynne N.; Myatt, Beverley – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Positive psychology is based on the notion that people are motivated to develop into their best selves and reach their maximum potential. Martin Seligman, a pioneer of positive psychology, defines it as "the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. The field is founded on the belief that people want…
Descriptors: Well Being, Learner Engagement, Psychology, Psychological Patterns
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Kitching, Helen J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
This paper overviewed some of the research that had already been conducted in schools to support student wellbeing and reported back on research that the author had conducted in her own school, evaluating an intervention that aimed to help Year 12 students cope better with stress. The results showed a small but significant improvement in students'…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Well Being, Conferences (Gatherings), Anxiety
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Dempsey, Imogen – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
This paper explores: (a) the impact of psychology education governance on our understanding of subjectivity and (b) how this functions for neoliberal capitalist structures. The ways-of-knowing, power relations and perceptions of subjectivity are approached through texts selected from official documents governing the curriculum, and qualitative…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Psychology, Governance, Neoliberalism
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Homer, Sophie R. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
The number of PhD students in the UK is growing exponentially, and in an increasingly competitive labour market, postgraduate research students are facing unprecedented pressure to demonstrate a range of skills within and beyond research management. Due to the popularity and broad-ranging nature of the discipline, psychology students will face…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Psychology
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Penn, P. R.; Wells, I. G. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
There is a wealth of literature that attests to the benefits of retrieval practice in the long term retention of academic material (see Roediger & Butler, 2011 for a review). Unfortunately, there is also evidence indicating that students rarely report using this method of study (e.g. Karpicke, Butler, Roediger, 2009). The authors have piloted…
Descriptors: Psychology, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
Hartley, James – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
In this article, Hartley notes the difficulties of using questionnaires to assess the efficiency of new instructional methods and highlights nine issues that researchers must consider. Hartley continues the discussion about the use of questionnaires and suggests that psychology teachers can help improve the teaching of psychology by drawing…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Sternberg, Robert J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
Although academics are accustomed to writing articles and books, they much less frequently write textbooks. When they do, they likely find it much harder to do well than they ever would have imagined. This difficulty is likely to surprise them, because they have considerable experience in writing research articles and in teaching. I argue in this…
Descriptors: Textbook Preparation, Difficulty Level, Transfer of Training, Academic Discourse
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Danquah, Adam N. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
This paper describes the development and delivery of an innovative approach to teaching qualitative research methods in psychology. The teaching incorporated a range of "active" pedagogical practices that it shares with other teaching in this area, but was designed in such a way as to follow the arc of a qualitative research project in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
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Walklet, Elaine; Davis, Sarah; Farrelly, Daniel; Muse, Kate – Psychology Teaching Review, 2016
Student response systems (SRS) are hand-held devices or mobile phone polling systems which collate real-time, individual responses to on-screen questions. Previous research examining their role in higher education has highlighted both advantages and disadvantages of their use. This paper explores how different SRS influence the learning experience…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Handheld Devices
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Frankland, Lianne; Harrison, Jacqui – Psychology Teaching Review, 2016
The shortage of social science graduates with competent quantitative skills jeopardises the competitive UK economy, public policy making effectiveness and the status the UK has as a world leader in higher education and research (British Academy for Humanities and Social Sciences, 2012). There is a growing demand for quantitative skills across all…
Descriptors: Intervention, Statistical Analysis, Social Sciences, Methods Courses
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Hartley, James; Ho, Yuh-Shan – Psychology Teaching Review, 2015
Who are the most prestigious authors cited in today's psychology textbooks and journals? And where are (or where were) they based? This short note reports on the answers gained to such questions by using the Web of Science Core Collection to find the authors of the most highly cited papers in psychology published between 1927 and 2012. The…
Descriptors: Psychology, Theory Practice Relationship, Citations (References), Citation Analysis
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Banyard, Philip; Hulme, Julie A. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2015
In George Miller's famous address to the American Psychological Association in 1969 he explored the aims and future direction of psychology. Psychology could develop as a professional elite that develops specialised knowledge that experts can hold on to or it could aim to "give psychology away" and to allow the general public access to…
Descriptors: Psychology, Change Agents, Educational Development, Educational Trends
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