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. 26, No. 3, September

A Psychotherapy Assessment Battery Based on Outcomes as Opposed to Efficacy (A Paradigm Including Internal Harmony)
Self-efficacy has been demonstrated repeatedly to be an important and even essential element for effectiveness in all health care. It is clear, however, that it can never be a substitute for real change in terms of physical and neurological functioning....
A Review of Research on Environmental Print
This article summarizes the research on children and environmental print. There are three sections. The first section describes what we know about learning and early literacy. The second part is a literature review. Since the research clearly shows...
Change in a Pre-Teacher Education Group for Democratic Maturity during College and Graduate Education
The present study sought to assess change in the development of "Democratic Maturity" and "Self-fulfillment" during the five years of a pre-teacher training program at a number of college and universities in the United States over the past five years....
Co-Occurrence of Attention-Deficit Disorder and Learning Disability: An Overview of Research
Current studies concerning the co-occurrence, of attention deficit disorder and one or more learning disabilities are examined. Information is reported from four major aspects of the research: (a) statistical accounts of the prevalence of attention...
Differences among Cognitive-Processing Styles Groups on Personality Traits
Differences among cognitive-processing style (hemispheric dominance) groups on personality traits were investigated. From responses to the Human Information Processing Survey, (HIPS), 17 students were identified using primarily the left hemispheric...
Innovative Curricula: Involving the Community in Novel Ways
This paper discusses a broad array of types of community involvement in innovative curricula that involve a three-way partnership among the educators, the parents, and the community. The aim is to demonstrate that the community can be involved in novel...
Learning Disabled Students: Using Process Writing to Build Autonomy and Self Esteem
This article examined the connection between the use of process writing and the increase of self esteem in students with learning disabilities. Two aspects of process writing considered in this paper were: 1) the teacher's view of children's role in...
Online Education and Academic Rigor: A Research Note
Online and offline courses are compared in terms of rigor. It would appear from this study that online or distance learning is harder than offline or traditional classroom learning. Caveats are explored. In a recent article by Ridley and Husband(1998)...
Perceived Stress Reported by Fisheries Graduate Students at Tennessee Technological University
Studies have been performed to assess stress levels of students enrolled at universities across the United States (Jemmott and Magloire, 1988; Whitman et al. 1984). However, very few studies have been performed to assess stress levels of graduate students,...
Reshaping Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to Reflect Today's Educational and Managerial Philosophies
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory is almost fifty years old. In that time, the educational and managerial fields have changed greatly. This article presents a debate of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory to reflect that in today's world, a closed...
Student Evaluations of University Teaching
We reviewed the literature on student course evaluations and collected many sample scales and items. On the basis of a content analysis of these scales and items and a review of the existing literature, we developed a 27-item Likert scale. The purpose...
Training in Personnel Selection Assessment: Survey of Graduate I/O Programs
We analyzed data from 75 master's and doctoral programs in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychology to examine the emphasis on specific assessment techniques in graduate personnel courses in the United States and Canada. The findings indicated that...
Who Should Select Objectives?
A perennial problem in teaching and learning pertains to who should determine objectives for instruction. Objectives need to be selected carefully so that relevant subject matter and skills are taught and learned. The time that pupils are in school...