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Hemispheric Lateralization: Are You Left- or Right-Brained? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
An online brain dominance inventory provides students with information on their brain dominance and information processing style. This relates to perception and learning styles.
Where Would Shoppers Go? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Context-Rich Problems:Examples
Two formulas and a scenario for students to apply two retail gravitation models used to predict where shoppers will choose to shop.
Universcience-VOD- La plasticitÃ© du cerveau part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Coached Problem Solving:Examples
In this lab exercise, students of intermediate-level French will watch a short video on brain plasticity from the universcience VOD collection online.
"Breakfast, Brainpower, and Connecting Disciplines" part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching:Examples
Activity to help students differentiate how disciplines focus on a problem.
Do You See What I See: Using Optical and Visual Illusions to Illustrate Perception part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples
An in-class demonstration of perception and individual perceptual differences, using optical illusions and visuals.
Social Class Symbols: In-class Activity Game part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples
This sites provides three interactive games related to social class and personal possessions indicative of class.
La Dyslexie: A French language podcast part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Interactive Lectures:Examples
In this listening comprehension exercise, students will complete a questionnaire based on a podcast on the topic of dyslexia. Students will listen to the podcast at the French website Neopodia and answer comprehension questions in complete sentences in French.
Introducing Introductory Psychology Students to Quantitative Analysis part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
An assignment that involves introductory psychology students in the analysis a data set on personality traits and their relationship to measures of happiness and well-being.
Political Psychology - Public Political Attitudes Assignment part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
Students were asked to compare their estimates of public opinion on several current issues to the actual values obtained through the analysis of National Surveys. The objective was to explore a common social attribution error and to acquire familiarity with data sources and on-line analysis tools.
Who Gets Help: A Field Experiment? part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Undergraduate Research:Example
Students carry out a field experiment in order to test the hypothesis that able bodied individuals receive less help than those perceived to have an injury. Students collect and analyze data and write an APA style research report.
Writing about Numbers We Should Know part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This opening assignment for an introductory quantitative reasoning course asks students to write about "Numbers We Should Know." Its goal is to help students begin to think quantitatively, evaluate the sources of quantitative information critically, and write using numbers precisely and thoughtfully.
Comparing Journalistic Reports to Primary Sources of Research part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
A set of three short writing assignments were designed to encourage students to think critically about the way that scientific research is reported by the popular media and the reasons that research may or may not be reported in a way that could be construed as misleading.
Becoming a Psychology Scholar part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
This assignment takes indtroductory psychology students step-by-step through the research process.
Examining Prosocial Behavior Quantitatively: An Activity for Introductory Psychology Students part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Quantitative Writing:Examples
For this psychology project, students in small groups will design and execute a study on helping behavior and then analyze and interpret the results.
The Role of Metacognitive Knowledge in Learning, Teaching, and Assessing part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Examines one type of knowledge not included in the original Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, metacognitive knowledge. Based on the work of Flavell, this paper identifies three types of ...
Differences in learning and study strategies between high and low achieving university students: A Hong Kong study part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: This study aims to investigate the differences between high and low academic achieving Hong Kong University students in terms of learning and study strategies. A total of 180 Hong Kong ...
Self-Regulation in the Classroom: A Perspective on Assessment and Intervention part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: There is no simple and straightforward definition of the construct of self-regulated learning. Theorists in educational psychology have narrowed the scope of students' capability to ...
Self-regulated learning and academic achievement: Theoretical perspectives part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: This volume brings together internationally known researchers representing different theoretical perspectives on students' self-regulation of learning. Diverse theories on how students ...
Inherent details in self-regulated learning part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: Examines several areas of theory and empirical research that are not prominently cited in educational psychology's research into self-regulated learning (SRL). These areas reveal new ...
Self-regulation involves more than metacognition: A social cognitive perspective. part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: Considers the issues that P. H. Winne found troubling about student failures to self-regulate effectively from a social cognitive perspective. From this viewpoint, self-regulation (SRG) ...