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Leadbetter, Peter; Bussu, Anna; Richards, Michael – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Outdoor learning experiences in Higher Education (HE) provide students with the opportunity for emotional development, cognitive development and learning. Despite this, the literature exploring the impact of emotive outdoor learning experiences on students' development and learning is scarce. The aim of this paper is to present an overview of the…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Emotional Development, Cognitive Development, Historic Sites
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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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Modiano, Yosefa; Bonanome, Marianna – Psychology Teaching Review, 2019
Psychology ranks fourth on the list of most common undergraduate majors and is increasing in popularity (McFarland, 2018). The most recent American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines for the undergraduate psychology major list scientific inquiry among its most important goals. In order to demonstrate literacy in psychological science, the…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Majors (Students), Statistics
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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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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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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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Matthewman, Lisa; Jodhan-Gall, Donna; Nowlan, Jenni; OSullivan, Nuala; Patel, Zorica – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
In this article, the authors describe the PERMA model of wellbeing and how it has been applied within the teaching provision at undergraduate level in a business school context. PERMA is an acronym for a model of wellbeing put forward by a pioneering psychologist in the field of positive psychology, Martin Seligman. According to Seligman (2011),…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Business Schools, Well Being
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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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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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Nesbit, Rachel J.; Bourne, Victoria J. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Statistics anxiety is extremely common in undergraduate psychology students. The Statistics Anxiety Rating Scale (STARS) is at present the most widely used measure to assess statistics anxiety, measuring six distinct scales: test and class anxiety, interpretation anxiety, fear of asking for help, worth of statistics, fear of statistics teachers…
Descriptors: Statistics, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students, Psychology
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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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Wilkinson, Dean J.; Jones, Tim – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
Higher education institutions want to develop rounded, independent learners equipped with the required skills to embrace the challenges of post-graduation (European Commission, 2013). Vygotsky suggests learners are interdependent, born as social beings with emotional intelligence. Experiential learning is created by direct participation in life…
Descriptors: Psychology, Student Experience, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Experiential Learning
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Taylor, Jacqui; McAlaney, John; Muir, Sarah; Cole, Terri – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
In contrast to the helpful sources of guidance and regulations for researchers designing and conducting experiments in cyberpsychology, there is very little guidance available for academics and teachers teaching sensitive issues related to behavior in the online world. There are many potential dangers for psychology students when learning about…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Psychology, Social Media, Mass Media Effects
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Kelly, Matthew A.; West, Robert L. – Psychology Teaching Review, 2017
The task of turning undergrads into academics requires teaching them to reason about the world in a more complex way. We present the Argument Complexity Scale, a tool for analysing the complexity of argumentation, based on the Integrative Complexity and Conceptual Complexity Scales from, respectively, political psychology and personality theory.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Persuasive Discourse, Difficulty Level
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