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Whittington, Brandon L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Although cell phones are often discussed as a problem in higher education research, the literature focuses largely on disciplinary tactics or integration of phones into the curriculum. The present study provides further support for the use of positive reinforcement to minimize the negative effects of cell phones in the classroom. A…
Descriptors: Psychology, Classroom Environment, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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McCann, Lee I.; Ebert, Alexandria R.; Oechsner, Markus; Immel, Kathy R.; Kadah-Ammeter, Tammy L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Three hundred thirty-three Introductory Psychology (IP) students from a 4-year university, 2-year community college, and a technical college provided survey data. Student self-reports significantly differed across schools on hours studied during exam weeks, textbook helpfulness, importance of lecture and class activities, quality and importance of…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Vocational Schools, Two Year Colleges
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Griggs, Richard A.; Jackson, Sherri L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Given their high cost, many students no longer buy textbooks for all of their courses, impacting their learning and performance in these courses. This is especially prevalent at community colleges. Open (digitally free) textbooks constitute one solution to this problem, but the latest national survey of college faculty found that 66% were not…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Psychology, Introductory Courses, Community Colleges
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McCann, Lee I.; Immel, Kathy R.; Kadah-Ammeter, Tammy L.; Adelson, Sarah K. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Introductory psychology students at a technical college, 2-year community college, and a regional university rated how important textbook chapters or topics were to them now and in the future and how interesting they were. Importance and interest ratings were highly correlated, and the whole course was rated of greater importance and interest than…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Introductory Courses, Psychology, Technical Institutes
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Kite, Mary E.; Subedi, Prabin Chandra; Bryant-Lees, Kinsey B. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
We explored how students view the teaching evaluation process and assessed their self-reported behaviors when completing student evaluations of teaching (SETs). We administered a 28-item survey assessing these views to students from a cross section of majors across 20 institutions (N = 597). Responses to this measure were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Students, Student Surveys
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McCann, Lee I.; Immel, Kathy R.; Kadah-Ammeter, Tammy L.; Priniski, Stacy J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
Although students' final course grade expectations have been the focus of several studies, none have looked systematically at students' expectations for grade distributions for the whole class across institutional types, student year in school, and course levels. This study examined such differences as a function of gender, course level, and year…
Descriptors: Expectation, Grades (Scholastic), College Students, Two Year College Students