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. 33, No. 4, December

A New Forensic Picture Polygraph Technique for Terrorist and Crime Deception System
The Forensic Terrorist Detection System called Pinocchio Assessment Profile employs standard issue polygraphs for a non-verbal picture technique originated as a biofeedback careers interest instrument (Costello 1987). This biofeedback test was published...
Are Individualized Education Plans a Good Thing? A Survey of Teachers' Perceptions of the Utility of IEPs in Regular Education Settings
The purpose of this survey was to investigate the perceptions of regular education teachers on the utility of individualized education plans (IEPs) for children with disabilities within an inclusive classroom. One hundred and twenty three regular education...
Assessing Student Interest and Familiarity with Professional Psychology Specialty Areas
The present study examined undergraduate psychology students' (N = 83) self-reported interest in and familiarity with five specialty areas in professional psychology: counseling psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, forensic psychology,...
Asynchronous Learning Networks and Student Outcomes: The Utility of Online Learning Components in Hybrid Courses
The current research focuses on the impact that learning management systems (LMS), specifically the Blackboard interface, are having on courses in psychology. Blackboard provides instructors with access to a powerful web-based instructional platform....
Evidence of the Existence of Noctcaelador across Three Measures: A Factor Analytic Study
This study factor analytically examined the convergence of three questionnaires used in previous research to measure night-sky related attitudes and behaviors in a sample of 72 college students. One factor emerged accounting for the majority of variance...
Helpful Hints for Teachers Who Wish to Help Their Students to Excel
The present brief paper seeks to delineate some "helpful hints" that teachers can use in order to help their students to excel. Each of these notions, offered here, are very much in keeping with the ideas offered in the Quality School, which was authored...
Students' Attitudes toward the Introduction of a Course Website
The purpose of the current experiment was to determine how students at a university with no course management system (and very little use of technology in general) would respond to the introduction of a course website. Participants (67) in the current...
The Effect of Announced Quizzes on Exam Performance
We administered announced, multiple-choice quizzes to 1 of 2 sections of a Psychology of Learning course in each of 2 consecutive semesters. We administered the quizzes between the first and second exams and discontinued them between the second and...

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