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  • 1.Teaching Tip Sheet: Attitudes and Behavior Change
    There are several teaching strategies that psychologists who teach the study of attitudes can use to update and enhance their courses to reflect what social scientists have learned from HIV/AIDS-related research.
    Curriculum
  • 2.Research in Brain Function and Learning
    It is important for teachers and parents to understand that maturation of the brain influences learning readiness. For teachers, this is especially important when designing lessons and selecting which strategies to use.
    Curriculum
  • 3.Bullying: A Module for Teachers
    It is estimated that 40-80 percent of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers and 10-15 percent may be either chronic victims or bullies themselves.
    Curriculum
  • 4.Social Support Networks Teaching Tip Sheet
    Social support networks are key to preventing HIV transmission, to professional caregivers, to immediate family members providing direct care, in the bereavement process following AIDS-related death, and for the HIV-positive individual.
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  • 5.Developing Responsible and Autonomous Learners: A Key to Motivating Students
    Research has shown that motivation is related to whether or not students have opportunities to be autonomous and to make important academic choices. Having choices allows children to feel that they have control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation.
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  • 6.Teaching Tip Sheet: Cognitive Dissonance
    Ann O'Leary, PhD, Department of Psychology at Rutgers University writes that reducing cognitive dissonance may affect the likelihood that an individual will engage in behaviors such as decreased condom use, that put them at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.
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  • 7.Self-Efficacy Teaching Tip Sheet
    An individual's belief in his or her capacity to execute behaviors necessary to produce specific performance attainments, self-efficacy reflects confidence in the ability to exert control over one's own motivation, behavior, and social environment. HIV/AIDS Self-Efficacy Theory (SET) is assessed frequently in HIV prevention research.
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  • 8.Motivated Reasoning Teaching Tip Sheet
    Tips for teaching the role of motivation in cognitive processes such as decision-making and attitude change as emphasized by Ziva Kunda (1990) and Hart and Gerrard (1997). These studies cast doubt on the utilitarian, "rational" models of behavioral decision making upon which research regarding Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and other health promotion/disease prevention currently rests.
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  • 9.How Do My Students Think: Diagnosing Student Thinking
    Teachers and researchers generally refer to preinstructional knowledge as preconceptions. Pre-assessment of student academic skills and student knowledge may not accurately reflect actual pupil skill and knowledge.
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  • 10.Teaching Tip Sheets
    Teaching tip sheets by Ann O'Leary, Craig Kain, David Whitcomb, Lisa Bowleg, Paula Britton, Seth Kalichman, Michael P. Carey and Andrew D. Forsyth on cognitive dissonance, motivated reasoning, loss and AIDS-related bereavement, flexible therapeutic frames, social support networks, attitudes and behavior change, self – efficacy, counselor attitude bias, and stigma and prejudice.
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Results 110 of 102 for "Curriculum"X related to "Psychology’s engine for social change"