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. 38, No. 2, June

Critical Pedagogy towards a Sociomoral Classroom
The purpose of this study was to discover what variables or teacher descriptors yield classroom democracy and a willingness to engage in critical pedagogy. While teachers' gender or teaching experience yielded no significant effect; their age, cultural...
Cultural Schemata-Yardstick for Measuring Others: Implications for Teachers
Classroom teachers' cultural schemata become important factors when they use them as the standard or yardstick to instruct culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse (CLED) students. However, when teachers' yardstick is comprised of limited...
Effects of Concentration Disruption on Simulated Basic Rifle Marksmanship Scores among Stryker Brigade Soldiers
This study explored the hypothesis that the presence of anxiety symptoms is less related to simulated basic rifle marksmanship (S-BRM) performance than is cognitive disruption. The sample was comprised of 82 Stryker Brigade Soldiers at a large military...
Leadership Development Expertise: A Mixed-Method Analysis
In this study, the impact of graduate curriculum, experience, and standards in the development of leadership expertise were examined. The major goals of the study were to (1) examine the impact of college content curriculum in the development of leadership...
Mechanisms and Development Strategies for Teaching Thinking to Move the Role of Jordan Universities as the Product of the Think Tank from the Faculty Members Point of View
Importance and background of the study The great changes that hit these aspects, (technological, economical, cognitive, social and cultural world) require the transformation of universities mission, to cope up with these changes, and these universities...
Project IMPPACT: A Psycho-Educational Problem-Solving Intervention for Children
The current article presents a model of a summer and after-school psychoeducational intervention for children ages 4 to 11 and parents offered at an African American church. The IMPPACT program may be best described as a community-based program that...
Reduced Psychological Distress in Racial and Ethnic Minority Students Practicing the Transcendental Meditation Program
There is a growing literature describing the stressful nature of students' school experience. Previous research has found that racial and ethnic minority groups are particularly subject to high levels of stress due to exposure to violence, pressures...
Targeting School Factors That Contribute to Youth Alienation: Focused School Counseling Programs
This article explores students at risk of academic non-completion. Schools and school counselors need to target the factors which put students at risk of academic non-completion to reduce the number of adolescents feeling a sense of alienation from...
Using Drawings to Facilitate Multicultural Competency Development
A total of 190 drawings were analyzed to identify stereotypical beliefs presented by graduate students working towards licensure and to explore a pedagological intervention of utilizing drawings to enhance student awareness of stereotypes and biases....