NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Teaching of Psychology240
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 240 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Scullin, Michael K. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Many students and educators know that sleep is important to learning, yet there exists a gap between their knowledge and behavior. For example, fewer than 10% of students sleep 8 hr before final exams. In the context of two undergraduate courses on sleep (N = 34), students could earn extra credit if they averaged =8.0 hr of sleep during final…
Descriptors: Sleep, Undergraduate Students, Tests, Course Descriptions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Richmond, Aaron S.; Morgan, Robin K.; Slattery, Jeanne M.; Mitchell, Nathanael G.; Cooper, Anna Grace – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Recent research suggests that designing a syllabus using learner-centered principles may increase students' perceptions of their instructor on the characteristics of rapport, caring, helpfulness, willingness to seek help from the instructor, and student motivation. Typically, a learner-centered syllabus is one that presents a positive tone at the…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Student Centered Learning, Student Attitudes, Caring
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Metzger, Barbara; Gayman, Catherine M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
The American Psychological Association's 2013 guidelines recommend that psychology undergraduate programs make workforce preparation a central feature in undergraduate psychology programs. The addition of courses in applied behavior analysis (ABA) is one method to provide students with the skills and credentials necessary to enter a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Career Readiness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cavanaugh, Courtenay E. – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Teachers of psychology have been called to both educate college students about interpersonal violence (e.g., sexual assault) and use service learning. However, few models exist for how teachers may simultaneously address both of these calls. This article describes a service-learning course in psychology that integrated an evidence-based, bystander…
Descriptors: Rape, Prevention, Psychology, Service Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Petrunich-Rutherford, Maureen L.; Daniel, Frances – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
The current study investigated whether collaborative quizzing impacted quiz performance, overall grades, exam grades, pass/fail rates, and attendance in upper-level psychology courses. Students enrolled in two sections of upper-level psychology courses completed collaborative quizzes, whereas students enrolled in two noncollaborative sections…
Descriptors: Psychology, Attendance, Tests, Grades (Scholastic)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Miller, Erin Morris – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Skill in statistical analysis and interpretation are key areas of expertise for psychology majors seeking graduate school admittance and future employment. However, students can be reluctant to engage in their statistics course and may struggle to find success. One possible way to increase engagement and student learning is to teach in a way that…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Achievement, Psychology, Majors (Students)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Posey, Amy J.; Cushing, Jacob – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
Debate about the merits of the psychodynamic perspective led us to wonder about the extent of its inclusion in personality textbooks and its coverage by teachers of the undergraduate personality psychology course. We reviewed the tables of contents of 25 recent personality textbooks and found only 4 that had no chapters dedicated to psychodynamic…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Psychology, Textbooks, Undergraduate Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fierro, Catriel; Ostrovsky, Ana Elisa; Di Doménico, María Cristina – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
This study is an empirical analysis of the field's current state in Argentinian universities. Bibliometric parameters were used to retrieve the total listed texts (N = 797) of eight undergraduate history courses' syllabi from Argentina's most populated public university psychology programs. Then, professors in charge of the selected courses (N =…
Descriptors: Psychology, Bibliometrics, Interviews, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
You, Di; Ruiz, Ana; Warchal, Judith – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
To identify where ethics is presented to undergraduate psychology students, this study reviewed a national sample of 706 syllabi for required mandatory psychology courses. The results indicated that 6 syllabi were designated as ethics courses and 65 syllabi did not mention ethics at all. Even though 641 syllabi mentioned ethics, the most frequent…
Descriptors: Ethics, Ethical Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Psychology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ord, Anna S.; Ripley, Jennifer S.; Hook, Joshua; Erspamer, Tiffany – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Although statistical methods and research design are crucial areas of competency for psychologists, few studies explore how statistics are taught across doctoral programs in psychology in the United States. The present study examined 153 American Psychological Association-accredited doctoral programs in clinical and counseling psychology and aimed…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guo, Fangfang; Yao, Meilin; Wang, Cong; Yan, Wenfan; Zong, Xiaoli – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Previous research indicated that service learning (SL) is an effective pedagogy to improve students' problem-solving ability and increase their classroom engagement. However, studies on SL are rare in China. This study examined the effects of SL on the problem solving of Chinese undergraduate students as well as the mechanism through which it…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shatkin, Jess P.; Diamond, Ursula; Zhao, Yihong; DiMeglio, John; Chodaczek, Michaela; Bruzzese, Jean-Marie – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
This study tested the impact of the skills-building component of a two-semester risk and resilience (R&R) course on the stress, coping skills, and cognitive style of 36 undergraduates compared to 62 students enrolled in a child and adolescent psychopathology course. In the fall, students learned about risk taking and decision-making as well as…
Descriptors: Risk, Resilience (Psychology), Undergraduate Students, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Harper, Melinda S.; Allegretti, Christine L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate how a structured experiential course can be used to teach students to lead group discussions. Group dynamics and leadership skills were taught through two teaching strategies in the course: the first method required junior- and senior-level undergraduate students to participate in a process-oriented…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Group Dynamics, Leadership Training, Course Descriptions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Richmond, Aaron S.; Boysen, Guy A.; Gurung, Regan A. R.; Tazeau, Yvette N.; Meyers, Steven A.; Sciutto, Mark J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
In 2011, the Society for the Teaching of Psychology commissioned a presidential task force to document teaching criteria for model psychology teachers in undergraduate education. The resulting list of criteria reflects activities related to face-to-face course interaction and online teaching, training, and education; course design; implementation…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Instruction, Undergraduate Study, Criteria
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Griggs, Richard A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
To determine how topical coverage in introductory textbooks may have changed from the 1980s to the present, the author examined topic coverage in full-length and brief introductory textbooks from this time period. Because 98% of the teachers use textbooks for the introductory course and the majority do not assign reading beyond the textbook, the…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Textbook Content, Course Descriptions, Course Content
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  16