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. 27, No. 1, March

A Comparison of Short Term and Long Term Retention: Lecture Combined with Discussion versus Cooperative Learning
A comparison of teaching techniques in an introductory college-level course revealed lecture combined with discussion produced superior short-term retention than that of cooperative learning in participating students. However, minimal differences were...
America's Hope: Making Schools Work for All Children
Educators recognize that students dropping out of school is one of the most difficult challenges facing our public school system. The highest rate of growth population in the future will be among the very groups who have been served least by our public...
Content Validity of Preservice Teacher Portfolios in a Standards-Based Program
The introduction of a standards-based teacher education program in Kentucky was framed by eight New Teacher Standards adopted state wide. At Eastern Kentucky University, the Teacher Education Portfolio was implemented to (1) provide more meaningful,...
Cyberspace Curricula: A Global Perspective
The four learning theories (general systems, communication, learning, and instruction) support cyberspace curricula at the primary educational level for global cyberspace participation. A literature and Internet review reveals that home computer usage...
Effect of Student Attitude to Course Format on Learning Performance: An Empirical Study in Web vs. Lecture Instruction
This study investigates student attitudes about Web vs. lecture formats and how they affect learning outcome. Differences in attitudes to formats among various ethnic groups and ESL students are also examined. Attitudes toward Web along with learning...
Exploring the Source of Self-Regulated Learning: The Influence of Internal and External Comparisons
This study explored the ways in which students become self-regulated learners. High school students (N = 297) were self-administered ACT practice examinations and Bandura's self-regulated learning subscale (from his Multidimensional Scales of Perceived...
Improving Classroom Instruction through "Best-of-Class" Techniques
This article provides a philosophical and a data-based perspective on instruction from a Total Quality position. The concept of "best of class" was employed initially to design instruction to meet and/or exceed student expectations. In addition, the...
Psychology in Teaching the Social Studies
There are definite principles of learning from educational psychology that teachers need to follow in teaching social studies. Each pupil needs to accept the objectives, learning opportunities, and appraisal procedures as purposeful. With the implementation...
The Role of Poetry and Stories of Young Children in Their Process of Learning
In the contemporary society children develop special abilities to ask questions, to doubt, and to wonder, that enhances development of their symbolic thinking that in turn help them in the learning process. This article includes analysis of the...
The Strategic Spelling Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities: The Results of Two Studies
This study reports the results of two experiments which focused on the use of spelling strategies by students with learning disabilities and the relative effectiveness of two different approaches for teaching spelling. In experiment 1, qualitative...

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