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. 27, No. 4, December

A Field Experiment: Instructor-Based Training vs. Computer-Based Training
This study is motivated by the issues created by end-user computing (EUC) and its growing importance within organizations. One of the major issues related to EUC is training individuals to adopt to the new technology. As a result, both researchers...
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At-Risk Adolescents Perceptions of Learning Temperaments: Implications for Educational Intervention
The current study examined learning temperaments and needs differences between at-risk students receiving psychosocial and academic interventions with an average performing comparison group. In all, 293 males and 408 females, consisting of 472 at-risk,...
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Attributes of Animation for Learning Scientific Knowledge
The main purpose of this study was to explore different instructional attributes provided by animation in facilitating descriptive and procedural learning. In the study, subjects were eighth-grade and ninth-grade students. Spatial ability was used...
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Feedback, Conversation and Power in the Field Experience of Preservice Teachers
This article utilized information collected through a questionnaire distributed to preservice teachers in a Faculty of Education in Canada and in Scotland. The purpose of the questionnaire was to gather data about the field experience of preservice...
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Precocious Precognition: Targeting Tomorrow's University Researchers in Today's Middle Schools
As Carnegie-classified research "intensive" and research "extensive" institutions plan to prepare for long-term status sustainability, targeting the intellectual capital in middle schools should be considered as a national educational partnership between...
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Preservice Teachers' Explanations of Their Teaching Behavior
The purpose of this study was to utilize a post-observation interview with 37 elementary and middle grades student teachers relating to items on the North Carolina Teacher Performance Appraisal Instrument(NCTAPI). The post-observation interview provided...
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Promising Partnership Preparation for the New Millennium
There has always been a need for closer relationships between higher education institutions and public schools. Few educational partnerships are as close as that of "peas in a pod," but that is the analogy used to describe a collaborative partnership...
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Purposes in Learner Assessment
There are a plethora of ways that pupils may to assessed to notice achievement. Certainly, assessment is a major topic for discussion in the educational arena. There seemingly is much testing to notice pupil progress. With diverse means of attempting...
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Teachers in Post-Proposition-227 Southern California: Implications for Teacher Education
This work reports on the implications of Proposition 227, a language policy replacing bilingual education with one year of English immersion in Southern California, on bilingual teacher candidates in a California State University Certification Program....
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Technology-Enhanced Counselor Training: Essential Technical Competencies
Counselor educators must consider the possibilities associated with technology-enhanced counselor training and research. The focus of this article was to identify the technology competencies that should be acquired by graduate students who successfully...
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The Effect of Network and Public Television Programs on Four and Five Year Olds Ability to Attend to Educational Tasks
This study examined the effect of network and public television programs on children's 1) ability to attend to a task, 2) children's time on task, and 3) engagement in rough and tumble play. 62 children were randomly assigned to one of three groups....
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The Quality of Life Argument in Public Funding of Special-Needs Students in North Carolina
This paper exploits the possibility of explaining the geographical distribution of special education students in North Carolina based on some quality of life traits. The results show that enrollment of special education students is highly correlated...
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