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  • 1.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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  • 2.Activity 2.3: Ethical Principles and Dilemmas in the Practice of Psychology
    Using high-probability statements taken from an astrological source, this classroom demonstration illustrates the willingness of students to believe bogus personality assessments.
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  • 3.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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  • 4.Activity 3.2: Defining Aggression
    Aggression is used as an example of a typical construct in psychology, permeated with subtle meanings and not-so-subtle disagreements that make it difficult to reach a consensual definition.
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  • 5.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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  • 6.Activity 1.1: Critical Thinking — Altruism
    Sociologists propose that individual behavior is devoted to protecting the species' gene pool. Humans may or may not be exempt from this.
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  • 7.Lesson 2: Hunger
    A lesson about physiological determinants of hunger, homeostasis, obesity and eating disorders.
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  • 8.Classroom Management
    Teachers concerned with classroom management typically need help with two issues: preventing discipline problems and dealing with current discipline problems. Researchers have established two systems to help promote an orderly learning environment: positive behavior support, and social and emotional learning.
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  • 9.Personality: Day Five
    A lesson on dispositional-trait models, the humanistic model and the cognitive model.
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  • 10.Activity 4.3: Accuracy of Observation
    This activity provides an intriguing introduction to discussions of the accuracy and reliability of humans as observers of behavioral events and environmental characteristics.
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