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. 2, June

A Survey of Opinions of North Carolina School Administrators regarding Factors Considered Most Important in Hiring Teachers for Their First Teaching Position
This study was constructed to survey administrators across the state of North Carolina to determine the most important factors in hiring teachers for their first teaching positions. It also suggests to elementary and secondary education majors who...
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End-User Training: A Meta Model
One of the major issues related to EUC is training individuals in colleges and in businesses to adopt to the new technology. This study is motivated by the issues created by end-user computing (EUC) and its growing importance within organizations....
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Fostering Critical Thinking in Personality Psychology: The Trait Paper Assignment
A personality trait-based term paper assignment that is appropriate for use in personality psychology courses and that is designed to foster critical thinking skills is introduced. The extent to which the trait questions correspond to generic critical...
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Impulsive Response Style Affects Computer-Administered Multiple-Choice Test Performance
The current study was designed to test whether an impulsive response style affects performance on computer-administered multiple-choice tests and whether the consequences of such a response style are amenable to modification. The Matching Familiar...
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Levels of Cognition in Teaching Adult Vocational Education Programs in Central Ohio
The purpose of the study was to explore and describe the cognitive levels of adult vocational education programs in Central Ohio. Data were collected by use of an interview schedule from vocational institutions that were cluster sampled. Findings from...
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Organizing for Instruction in Mathematics
A good mathematics instructor is a proficient organizer of pupils for instruction in mathematics (Ediger, 1997, pp 18-38). Here, the teacher has numerous incidental ways for pupils to learn mathematics. Bulletin board displays which illustrate selected...
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Perceptions of Education Majors and Experienced Teachers regarding Factors That Contribute to Successful Classroom Management
Education majors and experienced teachers identified factors that they believed contributed to a successfully managed classroom and reported a percentage for the perceived influence of each factor. The participants also identified components (and their...
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Some Simple and Yet Overlooked Common Sense Tips for A More Effective Classroom Environment
This article is designed to share the experiences, insights, and strategies utilized by experienced teachers in making their classrooms more effective learning environments. These teachers believe that through the use of these teaching methodologies...
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The Caring Ethic in Early Childhood Teacher Education
The "caring ethic" is central to the teaching-learning process. Early childhood teacher educators can promote a teacher as leader paradigm that supports the development of caring skills and perspectives in future teachers. Future teachers can benefit...
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The Information and Picture Completion Dyad of the WISC-III as a Screening Test for Gifted Referrals
The study investigated the relationship between Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition Full Scale IQ scores and subtest dyads from the scale. The Information and Picture Completion dyad correlated with the Full Scale score and acted...
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