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. 28, No. 1, March

Administrators and Mentors: Keys in the Success of Beginning Teachers
Beginning teachers often face challenges that are greater than those encountered by experienced teachers. This article addresses problems and concerns of beginning teachers through a review of professional literature and through the testimony of individuals...
An Educator in Exile
The author discusses in this article what it feels like to be in exile because present educational organization has lost meaning for him. He proposes that the model of external education is no longer relevant in the postmodern world. The author suggests...
Assessing Distance Education Courses and Discipline Differences in Their Effectiveness(1)
This research illustrated a new, parsimonious model that investigators interested in distance education can use to ask meaningful questions about the relative quality of distance education courses (Dominguez & Ridley, 1999). The approach removed...
Designing and Measuring Educational Outcomes Utilizing Student Portfolios for Business Management Education
There is a major contextual change occurring in business schools across America. The public is demanding tangible proof that colleges and universities are preparing business students for a competitive work environment. Research indicates business schools...
Educational Policy Practice: Facing Competition against Complacency
This article calls for colleges and schools of education to become more market-responsive to the specific needs of urban school districts. The authors warm of the emergence of "corporate universities" effecting the education training sector. A balance...
Education and the Societal Arena
The author argues that teachers and administrators need to focus on those things which make for problem areas in society. These problems may provide worthwhile problem-solving situations in the school curriculum for students. A variety of learning...
Integrating Thematic-Fantasy Play and Phonological Awareness Activities in a Speech-Language Preschool Environment
This report describes the experimental integration of two selected intervention strategies for children with speech articulation/phonological disorders in a preschool setting: 1) thematic-fantasy play (TFP) and 2) phonological awareness instruction....
Risk - Taking Behavior and Substance Abuse Vis-a-Vis HIV Transmission in African Societies
The paper gives a brief synopsis of the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in several African countries. It looks at the general causes of the spread of the epidemic and zeroed in on risk behaviors perpetrated by young adults in African societies. Those discussed...
School-Based Cognitive Interventions for Children with Postconcussional Disorder
Children with postconcussional disorder face unique challenges when moving from the rehabilitation setting to the education setting. Diagnostic criteria of postconcussional disorder are reviewed. Stages of the recovery process are described. Sample...
Special Needs Resource Roles: A Cross-Jurisdictional Comparison
This paper compares selected aspects of the school-based special needs resource teacher role in Northern Ireland and in Ontario, Canada. Particular attention is given to how clearly the role is defined for practitioners within their respective jurisdictions....
Teaching Portfolio 101: Implementing the Teaching Portfolio in Introductory Courses
Teaching portfolios have become the norm in teacher education programs over the last decade. In this article, the authors emphasize the need for the initial creation of teaching portfolios during introductory and foundation level education coursework,...
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