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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.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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  • 3.Activity 4.1: Experimenter Expectancy
    One source of bias in experimentation concerns the expectations of the experimenter about subject performance.
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  • 4.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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  • 5.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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  • 6.Activity 1.1: Implicit Attitude Test
    Measure your implicit attitudes about race, gender and age.
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  • 7.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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  • 8.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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  • 9.Activity 4.2: Demonstrating Experimental Design Logic
    This exercise is intended to stimulate thinking about the number and nature of variables that must be considered in doing behavioral research.
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  • 10.TOPSS — Unit Lesson Plans
    Unit lesson plans for high school psychology teachers for day units that include a procedural timeline, a content outline, suggested resources and activities, and references. Some of the content is password protected and reserved for TOPSS members only.
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