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Willard, Eleanor – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
This short report will outline a remote work experience scheme that has successfully been running for three years in the psychology group within the Leeds School of Social Sciences. It is designed to aid transition to university for pre-tertiary students by introducing them to undergraduate literacy skills and making their expectations of…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Psychology, Undergraduate Study, College Preparation
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Geiss, Paul Georg – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Psychological literacy has become a key concept for the teaching and learning of psychology in higher education and is a laudable goal of pre-tertiary psychology education. The widely used definition of McGovern and his colleagues enables a subject-specific contribution to liberal education. Nevertheless, this definition also includes general…
Descriptors: Psychology, Knowledge Level, Higher Education, Secondary 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bourne, Victoria J.; Nesbit, Rachel J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Statistics anxiety has often been linked to performance in statistics modules for psychology students, despite this no research to date has examined whether attitudes towards statistics can predict whether or not a student chooses to carry on psychology from pre-tertiary to higher education. In this pilot study 41 second year A-level psychology…
Descriptors: Statistics, Student Attitudes, Decision Making, Anxiety
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Griffith, Emma; Butler, Catherine; Csecs, Jenny; Davis, Cara – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Problem-Based learning (PBL) is a widely used teaching method in UK Clinical Psychology training. This study considers the experience of using PBL as part of the University of Bath's Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Questionnaire and focus group analyses suggest PBL was predominantly experienced as useful by trainees when completed during the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Clinical Psychology, Doctoral Programs
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Simpson, Kerri L.; Wilson-Smith, Kevin – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
This research explored the experience of five undergraduates who engaged with qualitative research as part of their final dissertation project. There have been concerns raised over the emotional safety of researchers carrying out qualitative research, which increases when researchers are inexperienced making this a poignant issues for lectures…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Experience, Learning Readiness, Qualitative Research
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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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