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  • 1.Activity 4.4: A Neat Little Demonstration of the Benefits of Random Assignment of Subjects in an Experiment
    The major advantage of randomly assigning people to conditions in an experiment is that any variables that might affect the outcome of the experiment that are not controlled will be randomly divided between the conditions of the experiment.
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  • 2.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.
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  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.Practice for Knowledge Acquisition (Not Drill and Kill)
    Researchers who have investigated expert and novice performance have uncovered important distinctions between deliberate practice and other activities, such as work, play and rote repetition.
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  • 6.Activity 1.2: Understanding Abnormal Behavior: Wearing the Other Shoe
    Students tend to form stereotypes about mental illness and distance themselves rather than confront and understand this complex, abstract set of behaviors. One way to sensitize students to abnormal behavior is to have them view it from the perspective of the person who is mentally ill.
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  • 7.Lesson 1: Psychology: The Scientific Study of Behavior and Mental Processes, An Abbreviated History
    A lesson plan on prescientific psychology and the founders of scientific psychology, such as G. Stanley Hall, William James and Sigmund Freud.
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  • 8.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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  • 9.Using Praise to Enhance Student Resilience and Learning Outcomes
    Praise is constructive feedback given to students by teachers and others on specific academic products. Praise refers only to positive feedback; feedback alone can be either positive or negative.
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  • 10.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.
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