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  • 1.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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  • 2.Activity 5.1: The Importance of Cross-Cultural Sensitivity in Psychology
    This activity illustrates the impact of cultural rules, standards, mores and traditions on general communications and interpersonal relationships.
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  • 3.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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  • 4.Activity 3.1: Finding Meaning in the Method
    While the specific details of the methodology vary, the logic of experimentation is essentially the same.
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  • 5.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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  • 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.Activity 3.2: Defense Mechanisms
    Defense mechanisms covered include regression, rationalization, repression, projection, fantasy, compensation, identification and reaction formation.
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  • 8.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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  • 9.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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  • 10.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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