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McMinn, Mark R. – Teaching of Psychology, 1988
Describes a case-study simulation program designed to assist instructors in teaching ethics in psychology. Concludes that the program is useful for teaching ethics as it reveals the difficulty of ethical decision-making and generates, through student work, discussions on the moral bases for different ethical decisions. (Author/GEA)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Codes of Ethics, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Rogers, Richard L. – Teaching of Psychology, 1986
Describes the use of Think Tank, a microcomputer program designed for creating and modifying outlines. Presents some specific uses of the outline processor for course materials, including lecture notes, handouts, and course syllabi. (JDH)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Outlining (Discourse), Word Processing, Writing (Composition)
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Cake, Leslie J.; Hostetter, Roy C. – Teaching of Psychology, 1986
Describes the use of DATAGEN, a BASIC computer program which generates independent and correlated data samples from population parameters specified by the instructor. Maintains that DATAGEN facilitates the demonstration of some fundamental statistical concepts and encourages students to work independently. (Author/JDH)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Instruction
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Cameron, Kathleen; And Others – Teaching of Psychology, 1985
The four BASIC programs described can be used to control experiments and facilitate classroom demonstrations and laboratory exercises in human memory, operant behavior, and visual discrimination. (RM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Higher Education, Laboratory Experiments
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Schoen, Lawrence M. – Teaching of Psychology, 1988
Discusses a computer demonstration of the word fragment completion effect which introduces students of cognitive psychology to the implicit memory paradigm. Describes effective use of the program in lecture, demonstration, and class discussion stating that it provides an interesting introduction to discussions of experimental procedures and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Higher Education
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Solomon, Paul R.; And Others – Teaching of Psychology, 1988
A series of computer simulations of the neuronal resting and action potentials are described. Discusses the use of simulations to overcome the difficulties of traditional instruction, such as blackboard illustration, which can only illustrate these events at one point in time. Describes systems requirements necessary to run the simulations.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Higher Education, Neurology