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Sommer, Robert; Sommer, Barbara A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2007
A survey in 2 undergraduate psychology classes (N = 93) found ambivalent attitudes toward credit for classroom participation. Although students viewed credit as a way to increase interaction and improve attendance, they also believed it could stimulate irrelevant comments and penalize shy students. The following year, in a class of 49 students,…
Descriptors: Psychology, Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students, Attendance
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Sommer, Robert – Teaching of Psychology, 1980
Proposes use of prepublication student evaluations of textbooks. Feedback from students helps to improve comprehensibility and interest and is most useful when done on a chapter-by-chapter basis using a systematic evaluation procedure. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Textbook Evaluation