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. 3, September

A Comparative Study of Block Scheduling and Traditional Scheduling on Academic Achievement
This study compared the academic achievement of high school students on the block schedule with the academic achievement of high school students on the traditional schedule. The goal was to determine what impact if any block scheduling would have upon...
A Content Analysis of the Style of Speeches of Black College Students
A stylistic content analysis of speeches of black college students was conducted in 1999, the results of which were compared to a stylistic content analysis of speeches of two groups of college students conducted in 1979. In 1999, one group of 30 speeches...
African American Students' Perceptions of Their Treatment by Caucasian Teachers
In this study, 160 African American seventh grade students were asked to complete a questionnaire designed to measure variables such as, `racial preference of teacher', and their perception of the types of treatment received from their Caucasian teachers....
A New Epistemological Context for Education: Knowledge Management in Public Schools
Knowledge management is an increasingly common application in the corporate sector for leveraging intellectual capital and fostering organizational learning. The author advocates this approach for public schools to improve student achievement. State...
Approaching A Taxonomy 21
This manuscript focuses on persons with developmental disabilities as a group and some of the common conditions or factors associated with that group generally. These are fairly constant and can be considered as principles or formulae that may clarify...
A Validity Study of the Kentucky's Performance Based Assessment System with National Merit Scholars and National Merit Commended
This study explored the validity of Kentucky's Performance Based Assessment System with National Merit Scholars and National Merit Commended. A significant percentage of these scholars were judged by the Kentucky tests as nonmastery in reading, math,...
Changing Trends in Business Shape Education's Focus on Integrity
Business over the many years has prided itself in choosing only the academic highest, or the creme of the crop. In this new twenty-first century, a new standard is emerging. One, which is re-examining the value of an employee with regards to integrity....
Character Education: Who Is Responsible?
Character education is not a quick-fix program; it is a part of school life. The question becomes who is responsible for reinforcing age-old qualities of character? The classroom could be one arena to reinforce, model, and practice positive character...
Designing Teacher Education Course Syllabi That Integrate Service Learning
Sample service-learning in teacher education course syllabi are analyzed in relation to important variables impacting the value and use of this pedagogy in teacher education courses and experiences. Results of the analysis - as interrelated with the...
Gender Equity Training and Teacher Behavior
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of a gender resource module would modify teacher behaviors toward more gender equity in the classroom. Instruction by four teachers was videotaped and analyzed for gender-related behaviors,...
Publishing Fees in Academia
One of the authors reviewed available literature and analyzed issues dealing with publishing in academia with limited resources (Snell et. al 1976, Snell et. al. 1994.) One of the problems or opportunities now associated with publishing in higher education...
The Educator's Role in Reporting the Emotional Abuse of Children
Educators are mandated to report suspected child abuse to authorities. They learn to identify behavioral indicators of physical/sexual abuse and neglect but receive less information regarding emotional abuse. Emotional abuse consists of "internal"...
The Principal and Evaluation of Student Achievement
There is a plethora of involved issues in evaluating student achievement. These include norm referenced/criterion referenced tests as compared to constructivism, determining validity and reliability, making comparisons of student achievement among...

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