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. 30, No. 4, December

At Risk Children in Resegregated Schools: An Analysis of the Achievement Gap
Historically, political mad social forces have strategically converged to directly influence the formulation and implementation of education policies that seek to equalize educational opportunities for members of minority groups. Such has been the...
Cooperative Small-Group Instruction Combined with Advanced Organizers and Their Relationship to Self-Concept and Social Studies Achievement of Elementary School Students
Research has shown that the use of small-group instruction in the classroom may positively affect student self-concept, as well as academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to determine if the use of the Jigsaw cooperative learning approach...
Elementary In-Service Teacher's Use of Computers in the Elementary Classroom
Continued advancements in technology have fundamentally changed the way we work and live. Today's educators have unlimited opportunities to more broadly apply our powerful technological tools and change the way students of all ages are learning. Yet,...
Historical Change in the Cognitive and Affective Language of Teaching
This study explores historical change in the symbolic system inhabited by teachers. Every discipline has its own unique system of shared vocabulary and as the discipline changes so does that vocabulary. This study examined changes in the psychological...
Implementing the Multicultural Education Perspective into the Nursing Education Curriculum
Nurse educators are faced with the challenge of implementing educational programs that value the diversity of students and that positively portray this diversity at the same time meeting the overall goals of the institutions. The literature has shown...
Motivation and Performance in College Students Enrolled in Self-Paced versus Lecture-Format Remedial Mathematics Courses
********** Students enrolled in a remedial mathematics course face an uphill battle to improve on their past performance. Prior attitudes, emotions and classroom experiences are often difficult to overcome. This is a comparison study of the psychological...
The Roles of Grandparents in Educating Today's Children
The success of children in school depends on the home environment as well as school environment. School administrators, teachers, and counselors interact with the families of children for a variety of reasons, and often the point of contact is a grandparent....
Utilization of Counseling Services by International Students
This study examined the utilization of counseling services by international students at a major university in Texas. Five hundred and sixteen international students visited the university counseling center during the academic years of 1992 and 1998....
War and Peace in the Curriculum
The author, born in 1927, has lived through the following wars participated in by the United States: World War Two, 1941-1945 The Korean War, 1950-1953 The Vietnamese War, 1962-1974 The Gulf War, 1991 The Iraq War, 2003 In this article...
Web-Based Library Instruction for Promoting Information Skills
The Internet has significantly increased the speed of library education activities. It also provides learners more interactive activities and greater exchange of information. This article addresses the issues regarding the implementation of the web-based...
Why Is Your Homework Not Done? How Theories of Development Affect Your Approach in the Classroom
Trying to get students to complete their homework is one of the most frequent and frustrating behavior problems for educators. There are many approaches to this problem. The purpose of this article is to examine how four theories of development applied...