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. 4, December

A Comparison of Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching Graduate Students in Educational Administration
To evaluate teaching activities designed to increase educational administration graduate students' ability to reflect on their learning, make connections between that learning and their schools, and to translate that learning to job effectiveness,...
Increasing the Number of High-Quality African American Teachers in Urban Schools
The problem of recruiting, preparing, and retaining African American teachers in urban schools can be resolved. The primary place to seek minority candidates is in the expanding pool of mature adults with college degrees who already reside in the particular...
Listening: A Vital Skill
Listening is a key to conveying clear meaning. Listening is a skill which we all need to better develop. This article suggests eight clusters of ways quality listening manifests itself. Ways to measure good listening skills and that speakers can enhance...
Measuring Principals' Openness to Change on Three Dimensions: Affective, Cognitive and Behavioral
The principal's role in building-level school reform is crucial for successful reorganization. The context for this study was 307 schools funded by Ohio's legislature to implement their self-designed restructuring plans. The Inventory of Organizational...
Oral-Questioning Skills of Novice Teachers: ... Any Questions?
This report, part of a larger study, investigated the development of the oral-questioning skills among 9 cohorts of teacher-interns (n=95) during their 16-week extended-practicum program. Findings indicated that although the interns did develop their...
Perceived Instrumentality and Academics: The Link to Task Valuing
We examined the theoretical claim that personally valued future goals serve to increase the incentive value of proximal tasks when those proximal tasks are perceived as instrumental to attainment of the future goals. The relationships between 180 college...
Stressors and Coping Strategies of ESL Teachers
The first objective of this primarily interview-based, qualitative study was to provide an account of the stressors that ESL teachers experience in the workplace. The second objective was to examine the kinds of strategies that ESL teachers use to...
Survey of Psychodramatists' Opinions: Issues Facing the Profession for the New Millennium
As the new millennium approaches, it was felt that a thoughtful questioning of the psychodrama profession could be a valuable process in evaluating potential areas of change. A survey was mailed to 200 randomly selected individuals from the Directory...
The Pupil in the Rural School
Pupils in rural schools need a developmental curriculum to meet personal, interest, and purpose motivations. Quality objectives, learning opportunitites, and appraisals procedures need to be in the offing. Pupils in rural schools need to have an...
Video Imagery and Children's Acquisition of Televised Geographic Information: Affecting More Than Visual Content
This study examined whether televised imagery can improve children's acquisition of visual-spatial geographic information. It also investigated whether salient imagery hinders or facilitates processing of auditory information that is unrelated to the...