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. 28, No. 2, June

A Lesson on Racial Differences
We live in an ever changing world filled with human diversity. Today's children must be taught how to not only live in such a diverse global community, but to understand the benefits that this diversity offers them. This article is designed to help...
Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Internal Consistency of the Student-Life Stress Inventory
The validity and reliability of the Student-life Stress Inventory, SSI, was studied by analyzing the responses made to it by 381 students who were enrolled in classes at a state university. The confirmatory factor analyses and the analysis of variance...
Effect of Computer-Mediated Communications on Teachers' Attitudes toward Using Web Resources in the Classroom
The availability of Internet connections in K-12 classrooms is increasing, yet the use of such resources continues to be low. One explanation may be teachers' attitudes toward the use of web resources due to lack of opportunities for teacher to collaborate...
Replaceable Professors: An Observation
This article is an extension of a comment made by one of the authors relative to the future of college and university professors and their collective bargaining units. In it, one of the authors suggested that professors may be easily replaceable and...
The Ethics of Student Classroom Silence
This article claims that students who refuse to actively participate in their own learning are acting unethically. Standards borrowed from Richard L. Johannesen's Ethics in Human Communication 4th ed. are employed as support for this claim. Silence...
The School Principal: State Standards versus Creativity
The principal of the school has a plethora of challenges in the offing. He/she must abide by state laws when implementing state standards of instruction. These are handed down from the state and not selected on the local school level. State mandated...
The Student Teacher Literacy Project
The Student Teacher Literacy Project provided training for university student teachers completing their clinical experiences in inclusionary classrooms, Grades 1 through 5. Twenty-one student teachers received eight, two-hour training sessions over...
The Use of Random Extra Credit Quizzes to Increase Student Attendance
The effect of random extra credit quizzes on student attendance in an undergraduate course on the psychology of learning was examined. A B-A-B reversal design was used to measure quiz effects. The results indicated that student attendance increased...