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Zelechoski, Amanda D.; Riggs Romaine, Christina L.; Wolbransky, Melinda – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Given the recent proliferation of undergraduate psychology and law courses, there is an increased need to empirically evaluate effective methods of teaching psycholegal material. The current study used a between- and within-subject design across four higher education institutions (N = 291 students) to evaluate the effectiveness of incorporating…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Psychology
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Hunt, Maree J.; Macaskill, Anne C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
Taking an ethical approach to using nonhuman animals in teaching requires assessment of the learning benefits of using animals and how these compare to the benefits of alternative teaching practices. It is also important to consider whether students have ethical reservations about completing exercises with animals. We compared upper level…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Animals, Psychology
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McDonnell, Gerald P.; Dodd, Michael D. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
In the present article, we describe a course exercise in which students were administered four course evaluation forms throughout the semester, on which they provided their overall impressions of the class as well as their desire to change certain aspects of the course. Critically, during the semester, a total of three changes were made to the…
Descriptors: Course Organization, Course Evaluation, Change, Undergraduate Students
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Carman, Carol A.; Bartsch, Robert A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
One method to increase flexibility in class offerings is through the use of compressed courses, classes that have the same number of contact hours but over a shorter time period (e.g., 8 weeks vs. 15 weeks). Before offering these courses, it is important to determine whether they lead to equivalent or better student outcomes. This study examined…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Graduate Students, Program Length, Statistics
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Sundstrom, Eric D.; Hardin, Erin E.; Shaffer, Matthew J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
To extend prior findings on the motivational value of tiny, nonfinancial incentives, we conducted two quasi-experiments on the relationship of extra credit micro-incentives (ECMIs, worth =1% of course grade) and response rates for online course evaluations. Study 1 involved two advanced undergraduate psychology courses taught by the same…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Course Evaluation, Educational Policy, Incentives
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Meyer, Cheryl L.; Harned, Megan; Schaad, Amanda; Sunder, Katherine; Palmer, Judson; Tinch, Christy – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
There is mounting evidence that prison inmates benefit from educational opportunities but may not be offered to them. In addition, when they are offered, priority is given to prisoners who will be released in the near future, and those serving long-term or life sentences are less likely to have access to classes. A service learning opportunity was…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Service Learning
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Richmond, Aaron S.; Murphy, Bridget C.; Curl, Layton S.; Broussard, Kristin A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
During the past decades, little research has investigated the effects of immersion scheduling on the psychology classroom. Therefore, we sought to compare academic performance of students in 2-week immersion psychology courses to that of students in traditional 16-week courses. In Study 1, students who received instruction in a 2-week immersion…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Immersion Programs, Scheduling, Academic Achievement
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Nawrot, Elizabeth – Teaching of Psychology, 2014
The article describes an innovative technique for teaching the History of Psychology (HoP) using the story of Victor the "Wild Boy" of Aveyron. Students were given both a traditional history textbook and assignments, along with a novel on the life of Victor and a themed writing assignment. The goal was to elicit connections between…
Descriptors: Psychology, History, Assignments, Majors (Students)
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Carrillo-de-la-Pena, Maria T.; Perez, Jorge – Teaching of Psychology, 2012
The authors present the experience of a continuous assessment procedure carried out in the second term of a physiological psychology course during 3 consecutive academic years at a Spanish university. Each year, the academic outcomes of students under continuous assessment (the experimental group) were compared with those of students under…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Golding, Jonathan M. – Teaching of Psychology, 2011
A review of prior research on the role of attendance policies in large lecture classes (including psychology) is presented. This research showed that although students often did not attend class, various policies were effective in getting students to the classroom. Moreover, some research showed that an attendance policy did not lower instructor…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Lecture Method, Correlation, Attendance Patterns
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Henson, Alisha M.; Scharfe, Elaine – Teaching of Psychology, 2011
Students' course evaluations often play an important role in career advancement for faculty. The authors examined the association between attachment representations of parents and course evaluations in a sample of 230 undergraduate students. They found a significant negative association between attachment anxiety with parents and course…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Course Evaluation, College Faculty, Parents
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Anastasi, Jeffrey S. – Teaching of Psychology, 2007
Faculty and administrators often believe that abbreviated courses are less effective than the same courses taught during a full semester. This study examined student academic performance and course evaluations for identical courses taught during abbreviated summer sessions or during regular semester sessions. Contrary to popular convention,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes, Higher Education, Courses
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Widner, Sabina C.; Davies, Kimberly A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2007
We describe the development and evolution of an interdisciplinary introductory course in psychology and sociology. Such a course benefits students by encouraging a wider view of the social sciences and interdisciplinary critical thinking. The challenges of a combined course include reduced content for each discipline, the selection of appropriate…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Introductory Courses, Sociology, Discipline
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Case, Kim A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2007
Many diversity courses in psychology originally aimed to reduce student racial bias and raise their awareness of racism. However, quantitative data testing the effectiveness of such courses are lacking. This study assessed a required diversity course's effectiveness in raising awareness of White privilege and racism; increasing support for…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Affirmative Action, White Students, Anxiety
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Heath, Nicole M.; Lawyer, Steven R.; Rasmussen, Erin B. – Teaching of Psychology, 2007
Our study compared the quantitative and qualitative outcomes associated with course evaluations collected over the Internet with those collected using a paper-and-pencil method. We randomly assigned students to 1 of the 2 different formats. There was no significant difference in quantitative student responses based on administration method, but…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Data Collection, Internet, Paper (Material)
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