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Sheriston, Lee; Holliman, Andrew J.; Payne, Alice – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Adaptability refers to an individual's cognitive, behavioural, and emotional adjustment in the face of novel, changing, or uncertain situations. A growing literature has demonstrated the influence of adaptability on students' academic outcomes at primary, secondary level, and more recently, tertiary levels; however, its influence on students'…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Adjustment, Psychology, Outcomes of Education
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Becker, Sue; Johnson, Darren; Britton, Paul – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This paper presents a model of the challenges facing undergraduates transitioning to taught postgraduate studies developed from a grounded theory analysis of interviews with current and prospective taught postgraduates from a range of psychology programmes. The model reveals the importance of the visibility of current and recently taught…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Graduate Study, Psychology, Decision Making
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Curson, Sally; Wilson-Smith, Kevin; Holliman, Andrew J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
The transition from primary to secondary school has long been recognised as one of the most challenging in a child's education. Whilst most children ultimately make this transition successfully, it can nevertheless be an anxious time for the majority of children. For a minority, this may lead to high levels of anxiety that can have long-term…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Student Adjustment, Family Role
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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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Bebermeier, Sarah; Kerkhoff, Denise – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
The Etherpad is an open source online editor providing the possibility for collaborative writing and discussions in real-time via a shared link. Previous research has shown that the use of technology in higher education can be effective and that online editors can facilitate collaborative learning. This article outlines the use of the Etherpad in…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Collaborative Writing, Editing, Technology Uses in Education
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Mawtus, Bridget; Rodriguez-Cuadrado, Sara; Ludke, Karen M.; Nicolson, Roderick I. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
It is becoming clear that in the 21st century, a focus on skill development in education is necessary to complement the curriculum, particularly with regards to creative problem solving. The emerging Pedagogy of Play seems to provide a framework to facilitate this but is not easily applicable in the mainstream UK due to difficulties in empowering…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Adolescents
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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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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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Lucas, Rebecca; Cage, Eilidh; James, Alana I. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
The number and percentage of students with mental health conditions (MHC) attending university is increasing. Students with MHC can be well supported during their time at university, but receive less support with the transition from university to post-graduation. This time is characterised by great change and can be accompanied by mixed feelings.…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Expectation, Related Services (Special Education), Transitional Programs
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Taylor, J.; Salvagno, M.; Morris, R.; Hutchings, M.; Bobeva, M. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Where universities focus on the benefits of technology-enhanced learning (TEL), they tend to underestimate the impact on learners' experiences and wellbeing. The goal of the research reported in this article was to investigate how new technologies and ubiquitous connectivity affect students' day-to-day life, learning habits and consequent…
Descriptors: Individual Development, Well Being, College Students, Mixed Methods Research
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Robbins, A.; Kaye, E.; Catling, J. C. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Resilience, when coping with stress, can protect against serious negative life outcomes and lead to greater lifetime satisfaction. The current literature suggests that there are internal factors that may moderate the development of resilience. These factors could be used to inform targeted interventions for young people experiencing stress within…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Resilience (Psychology), Higher Education, Coping
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Bender, Sara; Stokes, Amanda; Gaspaire, Shawn – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Many criticisms accompanied the development of the fifth edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual" ("DSM-5"), yet it was still released in 2013 and is used within clinical work throughout the United States. Despite on-going questions pertaining to its development and validity, many undergraduate psychology students…
Descriptors: Psychology, Higher Education, Mental Health, Clinical Diagnosis
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Campbell, Elizabeth L.; Reedy, Amanda R.; Baird, Mark J.; Baird, David M. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
This study examined co-teaching -- two teachers collaboratively leading one course -- in undergraduate applied psychology courses. Previous research has established potential benefits of co-teaching on student success; however, none have examined students' perspectives on co-teaching in applied psychology courses. The present study hypothesized…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Team Teaching, Educational Benefits
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Dry, M. J.; Due, C.; Powell, C.; Chur-Hansen, A.; Burns, N. R. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
In this project we test the utility of an adaptive e-learning study tool (LearnSmart) within the context of a large undergraduate psychology course. We measured student usage of the e-learning tool and the effect that this usage has on academic outcomes, while controlling for the effects of intellectual ability and personality traits such as…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Undergraduate Students, Personality Traits, Cognitive Ability
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Kennette, Lynne N.; McGuckin, Dawn – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
This paper examines an experiment conducted at a 2-year college with non-majors. The Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IFAT) is a cross between a lottery scratch ticket and a scantron form which was designed to replace scantrons (EpsteinEducation.com). Using the IFAT in an unconventional way (reviewing class material), we expected to find…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Introductory Courses
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