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Gurung, Regan A. R.; Hackathorn, Jana – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
The introductory psychology (Intro Psych) course is the bedrock of the psychology major and the front face of our discipline. The class not only provides a foundation for students in the major but also provides a comprehensive portrait of the discipline for nonmajors. Despite a sizable body of research focused on pedagogy related to the…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Psychology, Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students
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Fleck, Bethany; Hussey, Heather D.; Rutledge-Ellison, Lily – Teaching of Psychology, 2017
This study contributes to the service learning (SL) literature by providing new empirical evidence of learning from a problem-based SL research project conducted in a developmental research methods course. Two sections of the course taught in a traditional manner were compared to two sections of the course taught with an integrated SL project…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Methods Courses, Educational Research, Problem Based Learning
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Nguyen, Khuyen; McDaniel, Mark A. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
Recently, the testing effect has received a great deal of attention from researchers and educators who are intrigued by its potential to enhance student learning in the classroom. However, effective incorporation of testing (as a learning tool) merits a close examination of the conditions under which testing can enhance student learning in an…
Descriptors: Testing, Student Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Educational Benefits
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Tomcho, Thomas J.; Foels, Rob; Walter, Mark I.; Yerkes, Kyle; Brady, Brittany; Erdman, Molly; Dantoni, Lindsay; Venables, Megan; Manry, Allison – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
A primary objective for researchers who publish teaching activities and methods in the "Teaching of Psychology" (ToP) is to inform best practices in classroom teaching. Beyond the learning effect in the classroom, these ToP teaching activity and method articles may also have a "scientific" effect that heretofore researchers…
Descriptors: Citation Analysis, Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Bibliometrics
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Willingham, Daniel T.; Hughes, Elizabeth M.; Dobolyi, David G. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
Theories of learning styles suggest that individuals think and learn best in different ways. These are not differences of ability but rather preferences for processing certain types of information or for processing information in certain types of way. If accurate, learning styles theories could have important implications for instruction because…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Learning Theories, Academic Achievement, Individual Differences
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Woodzicka, Julie A.; Ford, Thomas E.; Caudill, Abbie; Ohanmamooreni, Alyna – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
A collaborative research grant from the National Science Foundation allowed the first two authors to provide students at primarily undergraduate institutions with a multi-faculty, multi-institution team research experience. Teams of undergraduate students at Western Carolina University and Washington and Lee University collaborated with one…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teamwork, Educational Research, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Barber, Larissa K.; Bailey, Sarah F.; Bagsby, Patricia G. – Teaching of Psychology, 2015
The undergraduate psychology curriculum often does not address guidelines for acceptable participant behavior. This two-part study tested the efficacy of a recently developed online learning module on ethical perceptions, knowledge, and behavior. In the preliminary quasi-experiment, students who viewed the module did not have higher…
Descriptors: Ethics, Learning Modules, Online Courses, Educational Research
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Landrum, R. Eric – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
Over 5 semesters and 10 sections, students in a 300-level research methods course used clickers to respond to knowledge-based and opinion/attitude questions about clicker use, the effectiveness of assignments, self-confidence regarding skills and abilities, and more. Changes during the semester and student answers to questions about pedagogy and…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Research Methodology
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Daniel, David B.; Chew, Stephen L. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
Scholarly research focusing on teaching and learning has experienced extraordinary growth in the last 20 years. Although this is generally good news for the profession of teaching, a troubling form of tribalism has emerged that inhibits the advancement of teaching practice. In this essay, we trace the development of scholarly inquiry into teaching…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Learning, Instruction, Educational Research
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Saville, Bryan K. – Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This article presents an interview with William Buskist, the Distinguished Professor in the Teaching of Psychology at Auburn University and a Faculty Fellow at Auburn's Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. At Auburn, he directs the Psychology Department's Teaching Fellows program, which prepares graduate students for…
Descriptors: Psychology, College Faculty, College Instruction, Teaching Assistants
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Zinn, Tracy E.; Magnotti, John F.; Marchuk, Kimberly; Schultz, Bridget S.; Luther, Andrew; Varfolomeeva, Veronika – Teaching of Psychology, 2011
Previous research has examined differences between students and faculty regarding the weight of effort in assigning grades. Here, students and faculty responded to questions regarding the relative weight of performance and effort on final grades and what letter grades faculty should assign across different types of courses. The authors asked these…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Student Attitudes
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Buskist, William – Teaching of Psychology, 2009
Stephen F. Davis is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Emporia State University. He served as the 2002-2003 Knapp Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences at the University of San Diego. Currently, he is Distinguished Guest Professor at Morningside College and Visiting Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Texas Wesleyan University. Since…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Psychologists, Interviews, Teacher Student Relationship
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Hove, M. Christina; Corcoran, Kevin J. – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
Web-enhanced educational programs such as Blackboard (2003; http://www.blackboard.com/) provide opportunities for instructors to make supplemental course materials available to students. However, little research has investigated the effects of unlimited access to course lectures on achievement and attendance in traditional postsecondary classroom…
Descriptors: Attendance, Chalkboards, Psychology, Lecture Method
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Johnson, David E.; Schroder, Simone I.; Erickson, Jonathan P.; Grimes, Katherine N. – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
This annotated bibliography is a continuation of those previously published in "Teaching of Psychology" (e.g., Berry & Daniel, 1984; Fulkerson & Wise, 1987; Johnson & Schroder, 1997; Wise & Fulkerson, 1996). In this paper, the authors maintained similar search methods and criteria for inclusion that were used in previous bibliographies. They also…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Psychology, Instruction, Classroom Techniques
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Tomcho, Thomas J.; Foels, Rob – Teaching of Psychology, 2008
Teaching researchers can assess learning outcome effectiveness as a function of students' graded performance or changes in knowledge, skills and behaviors, or attitudes. We meta-analyzed 197 studies to determine the effectiveness of teaching activities in "Teaching of Psychology (ToP)" both overall and also as a function of type of learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Psychology, Ethics
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