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Survey of psychodramatists’ opinions: professional issues post 9/11

Survey of psychodramatists’ opinions: professional issues post 9/11 Peter L. Kranz To find out psychodramatists’ opinions about issues facing the profession that might have been affected by the terrorist acts of 09/11/2001, a survey was mailed to 200 individuals selected at random from the Directory of the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and […]

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High and low achieving education students on processing, retaining, and retrieval of information

High and low achieving education students on processing, retaining, and retrieval of information Bernadette M. Gadzella High Achievers (students whose Educational Psychology grades were 90% and above) and Low Achievers (students whose grades were 79% and below) were compared on how they process, retrain, and retrieve information. The Information of Learning Processes, an instrument used […]

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Designing emotionally sound instruction – an empirical validation of the FEASP-approach

Designing emotionally sound instruction – an empirical validation of the FEASP-approach – Statistical Data Included Hermann Astleitner This article presents an empirical study testing the applicability and consistency of the so-called FEASP-approach dealing with strategies for making instruction more emotionally sound. The FEASP-approach represents a comprehensive and theory-based instructional design model addressing the integration of […]

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FEASP-related emotions of Polish secondary school teachers and students

FEASP-related emotions of Polish secondary school teachers and students Aleksander Sztejnberg The purpose of this study was to re-validate a former study about the importance and validity of FEASP-emotions and related measurements. Data were collected from 654 Polish high school students and 147 teachers of 14 secondary schools. Results showed that emotions and especially FEASP-emotions […]

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The Results of Two Studies

The Strategic Spelling Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities: The Results of Two Studies Craig Darch This study reports the results of two experiments which focused on the use of spelling strategies by students with learning disabilities and the relative effectiveness of two different approaches for teaching spelling. In experiment 1, qualitative research method was […]

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Acceptability of treatments for cheating in the college classroom

Acceptability of treatments for cheating in the college classroom Stacy L. Carter This study focused on various treatments for addressing incidents of academic dishonesty (cheating) by college students. College students rated the acceptability of different responses by college faculty to a case description of a college student who engaged in cheating during an examination. The […]

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Cultural implications of crisis intervention

Cultural implications of crisis intervention Bruce F. Dykeman Elements and components of crisis situations are identified. Strategies and sequences of crisis intervention are described. Cultural implications of crisis intervention are discussed. ********** A crisis event is seldom anticipated. By its very nature, a crisis represents an unanticipated event during which coping mechanisms are temporarily compromised […]

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Issue of corporal punishment: re-examined Abraham A. Andero The use of corporal punishment is one of the most controversial parenting practices and it will continue to be controversial. Although the effects of corporal punishment on children is still undergoing rigorous scientific debate, less attention has been devoted to why parents spank their children. The primary […]

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Recent trends in the social studies

Recent trends in the social studies Marlow Ediger There are selected trends in the social studies which teachers need to understand and analyze. These trends are relatively stable with the realization that changes and modification do occur. New ideas in teaching and learning must come forth to keep abreast with changes in knowledge involving related […]

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Levels of Cognition in Teaching Adult Vocational Education Programs in Central Ohio

Levels of Cognition in Teaching Adult Vocational Education Programs in Central Ohio – Statistical Data Included P. J. Squire The purpose of the study was to explore and describe the cognitive levels of adult vocational education programs in Central Ohio. Data were collected by use of an interview schedule from vocational institutions that were cluster […]