Milieu deprivation and its implications for education in the Republic of South Africa
- Psychology, education and change. // Education;Summer92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p542
Examines the role of psychology in education, and its possible role in education's shortcomings. The influence of mainstream psychology; Suggestion that a set of basic psychological needs must be met as preconditions for learning; A discussion.
- The application of three models of educational psychology for assessing and remediating stress in... Smith, Allan G. // Guidance & Counseling;Spring98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p13
Presents information on three traditional learning theories most prominent in educational psychology. Details on June who is a senior one student diagnosed with persistent academic stress; Identification of the symptoms of the condition; Discussion on June's systematic needs in education.
- The checkbook approach to managing behavior. Siegel, Wendy Lowe // Intervention in School & Clinic;Jan96, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p183
Focuses on student behavior management programs. Checkbook method as a behavior management program; Rewards and consequences of the program; Reinforcement schedule; Tracking behavior.
- Groupthink and the classroom: Changing familiar patterns to encourage critical thought. Johnson, Scott D.; Weaver II, Richard L. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Jun92, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p99
Considers the US educational system as a contributing factor to a tendency toward groupthink behavior. Definition of groupthink; Author Irving Janis' concept of groupthink; Symptoms of groupthink behavior; Changing the conditions.
- The action-theoretical approach in educational psychology. Tomic, Welko // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Dec92, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p302
Discusses the action-theoretical approach in educational psychology. Mental actions; Philosophical principles allowed in the Soviet Union; Sociohistorical theory; Internalization hypothesis.
- Full inclusion: Issues and challenges. Brown, David L. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Mar97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p24
Provides a basic definition of inclusion. Philosophy of inclusion; Advantages, and disadvantages of the program for teachers, and students; Discussion of methods of implementing an inclusion program.
- Ethos. Kuh, George D. // Liberal Education;Fall93, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p22
Reports on the effects of ethos on student learning. Background information; Examples; Characteristics of learning ethos; Implications.
- Right brain revenge. Harvey, Kerric // Liberal Education;Fall93, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p40
Reports on the challenge of penetrating the slippery shell of student complacency facing any instructor in any subject. Background information; Personal commitment; Steps to be taken; Conclusions. INSET: Students speak out, by Christopher Kilmore..
- Seats of learning. // Psychology Today;Jul/Aug88, Vol. 22 Issue 7/8, p10
According to educational psychologists, children learn better, study more, and are praised by their teachers more often when they sit in classroom rows, rather than around tables.
- Tracked to fail. Tobias, S. // Psychology Today;Sep89, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p54
Discusses how schools are turning intelligence and skills testing from an assessment tool to a self-fulfilling prophecy that shortchanges most children. How children who test poorly may loose the chance for a quality education; How parents can deal with a child's lack of enthusiasm for schoolwork.