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. 31, No. 3, September

A Comparison of American and Taiwanese Students: Their Math Perception
The major purpose of this study was to attempt to understand some of the reasons for Mathematics perception of Taiwanese children compared to American children. The study was conducted with elementary schools in the Denver metropolitan area and Taipei,...
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An Analysis of Administrator Attitudes toward Tasks in School Administration
This study reports attitudes of current school administrators toward routine tasks in an attempt to offer insight into why the job may or may not be considered a wise career choice or even a desirable job. The research question for this study is: What...
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Applying Technology to Online Counseling: Suggestions for the Beginning E-Therapist
This article briefly outlines online counseling for readers who may be interested in delivering therapy via the internet. The article should very much be understood to be a beginner's primer based upon research literature and the personal recommendations...
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Behavior Management Skills as Predictors of Retention among South Texas Special Educators
A survey of South Texas Special Education teachers was conducted to determine how they perceived their behavior management skills in the classroom and what effect, if any, this had on their job satisfaction. The majority of teachers were confident...
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Cited Author Searching: Implications for Instruction in Forensic Psychology
Cited author database searches are an effective means of identifying a list of references that have 'cited' the works of a particular author. Yet graduate-level instruction on the efficacy of search strategies, when commentary on a specific author...
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Definitions, Benefits, and Barriers of K-12 Educational Strategic Planning
This comprehensive literature review seeks to define strategic planning in a K-12 setting. Principally, it asks, what characteristics distinguish educational strategic planning from other planning approaches? What follows is a content analysis of the...
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Educator Effectiveness in Identifying Symptoms of Adolescents at Risk for Suicide
This study examined educators' capabilities to identify symptoms of adolescents at risk for suicide when influenced by the adolescent's race, gender, and socioeconomic stares. Participants were 882 regular and special educators in a southeastern state...
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Recent Trends in the Social Studies
There are selected trends in the social studies which teachers need to understand and analyze. These trends are relatively stable with the realization that changes and modification do occur. New ideas in teaching and learning must come forth to keep...
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Technology Use of Hispanic Bilingual Teachers: A Function of Their Beliefs, Attitudes and Perceptions on Peer Technology Use in the Classroom
This study describes survey responses of 103 bilingual elementary school teachers along the southmost borderlands of Texas and Mexico. The teachers responded to items regarding their (1) beliefs about and utilization of technology when incorporating...
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The Effect of Participation in the Neighborhood Academic Program on the Autophotographic Self-Concepts of Inner-City Adolescents
The current research investigates the effect of participation in the Neighborhood Academic Initiative Scholars Program (NAI) on the students' sense of self as viewed through autophotography. The NAI is designed to prepare inner-city middle school students,...
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The Extent to Which Psychology Students Read Textbooks: A Multiple Class Analysis of Reading across the Psychology Curriculum
Knowing that the study strategies of students using college textbooks can be a powerful predictor of performance in the classroom, we examined the extent to which students in different psychology courses reported reading their textbooks. In psychology...
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The Profession of Psychology Scale: Sophisticated and Naive Students' Responses
The Profession of Psychology Scale (Rosenthal, McKnight & Price, 2001) was used to investigate whether taking more psychology courses results in a more accurate understanding of what is required to become a psychologist. Data indicate that though...
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