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Bailey, Sarah F.; Jenkins, Jade S.; Barber, Larissa K. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Classroom management involves managing students' requests for course policy changes. Instructors can adhere to the course policies or convey flexibility through making an exception for the student. The current study empirically examines students' emotional reactions (hostility, guilt, and surprise) and fairness perceptions to course policy…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Policy, Course Content, Policy Formation
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Pliske, Rebecca M.; Caldwell, Tracy L.; Calin-Jageman, Robert J.; Taylor-Ritzler, Tina – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
We developed a two-semester series of intensive (six-contact hours per week) behavioral research methods courses with an integrated statistics curriculum. Our approach includes the use of team-based learning, authentic projects, and Excel and SPSS. We assessed the effectiveness of our approach by examining our students' content area scores on the…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Statistics, Program Effectiveness, Integrated Curriculum
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Landrum, R. Eric; Stowell, Jeffrey R. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
Faculty members ("N" = 39) from two universities had their lectures recorded. From these videos, we selected 5-min vignettes centered on eight dimensions of the Teacher Behavior Checklist. Undergraduate students from two universities ("N" = 753) viewed three 5-min video clips of college teachers across various disciplines.…
Descriptors: Master Teachers, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Teacher Behavior, Check Lists
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Youmans, Robert J.; Jee, Benjamin D. – Teaching of Psychology, 2007
Student evaluations provide important information about teaching effectiveness. Research has shown that student evaluations can be mediated by unintended aspects of a course. In this study, we examined whether an event unrelated to a course would increase student evaluations. Six discussion sections completed course evaluations administered by an…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Bias, Influences