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. 1, March

Assessing the Democratic Maturity and Self-Fulfillment of 154 Air Force High School JROTC Cadets
Survival in a democracy means first, that one has developed personal maturity sufficiently to compete in a financial based society, and second, is able to get along with people of different races and religions. Self-fulfillment means that one is able...
Beyond Diversity: Dismantling Barriers in Education
Virtually all educational institutions today can be described as culturally diverse. Although the degree of diversity certainly varies, predictably members from different cultural groups are present in these institutions as students and employees....
Enhancing Cognitive Development in College Classrooms: A Review
University professors encounter more cognitive challenges within the college classroom instructional process than in previous decades. As such, a push for instructional review is echoed on college campuses. This article includes a review of the current...
Factors Influencing the Attrition of Agriculture Teachers in Secondary Schools in Botswana
A descriptive type of research was conducted to determine factors influencing the attrition of agriculture teachers in Secondary Schools in Botswana. The target population of the study was all the 106 heads of agriculture departments in Secondary Schools....
Improving Career Advising: Responding to Alumni Surveys
In previous alumni surveys our department received lower comparative ratings on items related to career advising. Questionnaires for the most recent departmental survey were mailed in mid-July. 1997 to 138 of our most recent alumni; 41% responded....
In the Trenches: Increasing Competency of Teachers-In Training by Having Them Conduct Individualized Interventions
Fifty-teachers-in-training went into a classroom to work with individual students, targeting specific behavioral or academic interventions for each student. This was the experimental condition. Forty-seven students were not involved in the mentoring...
Perceived Therapeutic Qualities of Counselor Trainees with Disabilities
A counselor's influence may depend in part on technical skill and in part on the perceptions of the client. Clients who perceive their counselors as possessing the therapeutic qualities of expertness, attractiveness and trustworthiness may be less...
Reading and Vocabulary Development
Developing a rich listening, speaking, reading, and writing vocabulary is important in all curriculum areas. In the reading curriculum, in particular, a quality vocabulary needs to be achieved by each pupil. One reason that pupils do not read well...
Relationship between Comprehensive Examination Requirement in Clinical Psychology Doctoral Programs and Score on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology
Doctoral programs in clinical psychology that require comprehensive examinations tend to have graduates with lower scores on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP). The use of comprehensive examinations within professional school...
Students' Perceived Needs as Identified by Students: Perceptions and Implications
This study surveyed the needs of young people and how young people thought their needs could be best met. A second objective of the study was to compare what young people thought adults would say about their needs and how they could be best met. The...