Journal of Instructional Psychology

Published quarterly by Project Innovation, the Journal of Instructional Psychology was founded in 1974. This professional journal covers instructional and educational management, bilingual and multicultural aspects and technology and education. Articles in the Journal of Instructional Psychology include the topics of education, psychology and psychiatry.

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, March

Academic Achievement and Between-Class Transition Time for Self-Contained and Departmental Upper-Elementary Classes
The study investigated the relationship between elementary school classroom organizational structure (i.e., self-contained versus departmental formats) and standardized achievement scores, transition time between classes, and instruction time. Participants...
A New Policy to Transform Teacher Education: Doctoral Preparation of Teacher-Scholars
The theoretical springboard for this article is the PEW Charitable Trust's report "Who Should Teach: Quality Counts 2000" [Special issue] Education Week (January, 2000). Volume XIX, Number 18. The article asserts that a Doctor of Arts (D.A.) Degree,...
Assessing Teacher Attitudes in Teaching Science
The author posits that positive attitudes toward teaching students in the pubic schools is vital. In earlier research he demonstrated that pupil achievement was significantly higher at the .05 level in personal adjustment with student teacher assistance...
Comparing the Personal Development Test Scores against GPA, GRADE, and AGE of Typical High School Students
The Personal Development Test (PDT) (2001) is designed to assess the personal development of individuals, and as a meaningful index of one's Global Functioning as described in the DSM-IV (1994). It is structured on the basis of the Dewey definition...
Curriculum Predictors of Performance on the Major Field Test in Psychology II
In an era of increased scrutiny for scarce college resources and the desire to evaluate our curriculum against other programs, we undertook an objective evaluation of our psychology curriculum. The purpose of this study was to examine our undergraduate...
Planning for Technology
Rising enrollments and rapid developments in technology are the two primary reasons why communities need to renovate existing schools and/or build new ones. The National Association of Secondary School Principals recommends that high school enrollments...
Technology's Impact on Student Writing at the Middle School Level
How does student writing in the areas of organization, voice, and/or ideas improve with involvement in technology rich instruction? Beginning and end of year middle school student writing samples from two matched schools in the same district were collected...
The Developmental Progression of Children's Oral Story Inventions
This study investigated stories that children created after being told the Grimm version of selected tales. These stories were told as an instruction to the children on story structure and to familiarize children with ideas of plot, character, and...