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. 30, No. 3, September

Chosinness and the Theology of Terror
Dr. E. Scott Ryan presents a new word, Chosinness, to describe a new and old metaphysic that, justifies criminality. He defines Chosinness as a sinful choice of choosing one God as one's God, only, to the detriment of others. Metaphysical analysis...
Comparison of Cross-Cultural Course Changes: From Traditional Lecture Course to Contemporary Course with Biblio-Learning, Video-Learning, and Experiential Exercises
Criticisms of traditional cross-cultural courses were enumerated in the literature. including superficiality and lack of personal learning experiences. Consequently, a traditional cross-cultural class with lecture and texts was compared with a contemporary...
Formative Classroom Assessment Using Cooperative Groups: Vygotsky and Random Assignment
The formative classroom assessment using cooperative groups described in this paper has four purposes: (1)to increase students' understanding of concepts through verbal interaction with peers, (2) to provide feedback to the instructor on the cognitive...
Infusion of Technology into the Curriculum
The subjects in this study were 10 preservice students who completed their student teaching in fall, 2001, in the Central Washington Region, and 10 veteran teachers enrolled in the Master's Program at one of the teacher training centers in Washington...
Personality Indicators and Emergency Permit Teachers' Willingness to Embrace Technology
As a result of innovative technologies designed to enhance learning, today's teachers must learn to incorporate the newer technologies into instructional strategies. The present study examined the impact of certain personality types and secondary education...
Philosophy and Measurement of School Achievement
There are diverse schools of thought on how pupils should be measured or evaluated to show academic achievement in the school setting. Teacher written tests have been used for a least 150 years. There appears, in the past, to have been a lack of knowledge...
Psychological Barriers Associated with Matriculation of African American Students in Predominantly White Institutions
An institution is responsible for the healthy development and achievement of its student body regardless of race or ethnicity. When students are accepted into an institution of higher education, the responsibility lies with the university to envelope,...
Relationship between Student Characteristics and Ethics: Implications for Educators
This study examines the relationship between student characteristics and level of ethics. The characteristics studied are: competitiveness, personality type, age, gender and major. An instrument to measure the level of ethics is developed and a model...
School-Based Interventions for Treating Social Adjustment Difficulties in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury
Children with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) face many challenges when moving from the rehabilitation to school setting. Many of these challenges involve the acquisition of social skills needed to function within the school's social environment. Diagnostic...
The Impact of Ethnic Identification on Student Learning in the HBCU Classroom
This study augments immediacy literature in two ways: first, by exploring an Historically Black University (HBCU) as a communication context; and second, by employing a multidimensional measure of Black identity and teacher immediacy in the HBCU classroom....
To Attend or Not to Attend: Is That a Good Question?
The effect of attending class in a General Psychology course was examined. We compared the students who were present on days in which unannounced quizzes were given with those students who were not present. For two of the three quizzes, being present...