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. 31, No. 2, June

A Readiness Hierarchy Theory of Counselor-in-Training
This article speaks to the relationship between counselors-in-training level of efficacy (achievement), their cognitive style (assimilator/accommodator) and their level of readiness (disposition). Further discussion is given to the roles of supervisors...
Are the Developmental Needs of Children in America Adequately Addressed during the Grief Process?
There is no debate about the natural, normal, unique, and lifelong process of the grief of the death of a loved one. The loss is an intensely individualized experience. Yet, given an understanding of human growth and development, some general predictions...
Clinical Psychology Program Improvement on the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology
The present study was conducted in the context of previous research on the validity, correlates, and stability over time of clinical psychology program graduate scores on the national licensing exam, the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology...
Cooperative & Collaborative Learning ... with 4-8 Year Olds: How Does Research Support Teachers' Practice?
There is widespread acceptance of formalized cooperative learning (CL) programs in the schools. Research evidence of CL's power has been documented, (Vermette, 1998) but there is still an interesting dilemma for early childhood educators: a great deal...
Developing Cross-Cultural Skills of International Business Students: An Experiment
Cross-cultural skills are a major criterion for success in the global business environment. For students pursuing careers in international business, this means learning to manage cultural difference on three levels: self, interpersonal, and organizational....
Employment Success and Satisfaction among Graduates of Tennessee Technological University's Master of Science Program in Fisheries Management
Graduates of the Tennessee Technological University graduate fisheries management program were surveyed and asked five open-ended questions related to their satisfaction with the program, particularly as it has impacted them in their later professional...
Examining the Effectiveness of Innovative Instructional Methods on Reducing Statistics Anxiety for Graduate Students in the Social Sciences
Statistics anxiety is prevalent among students whose academic background has little statistical training. The development and psychometric properties of statistics anxiety scales and the factors affecting statistics anxiety have been extensively studied...
Improving Literacy Instruction of Special Education Teachers through Additional Course Work and Support
The purpose of this article is to report the outcomes of literacy instruction used by special education students in a * federally funded master's degree program known as Project LEAD: Leadership for Educators Amid Diversity. Participants in the project...
PBL Approach in Web-Based Instruction
Web-Based Instruction is increasingly being recognized as a means of teaching and learning. In dietetics, the interactions between drugs and nutrients are complex due to the wide variety of drugs and their mechanism and interactions with nutrients....
Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology: Attitudinal Impacts of Technology-Supported Field Experience on Pre-Service Teacher Candidates
The research discussed in this manuscript was supported by a capacity building grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education as a Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology Grant (PT3). The problem was to determine the effect on teacher candidates...
The Impact of Environmental Print Instruction on Early Reading Ability
The purpose of this research was to ascertain if there were any significant differences in the ability to read logos and to make the transition to reading logos in manuscript forms of kindergarten children who received direct instruction with environmental...
The Table of Specifications: Insuring Accountability in Teacher Made Tests
Teachers have been in the era of accountability for some time. There is an increased demand for accountability and the use of non-referenced testing with President Bush's "No Child Left Behind" initiatives. However, there is a growing demand for less...
What Makes for Failing Schools?
Much Is written In the literature about failing schools. What makes for failing schools as compared to those labeled as being proficient or excellent? Teachers and administrators In schools need to work in the direction of all schools being worthy....

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