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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.
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  • 2.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.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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  • 6.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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  • 7.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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  • 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.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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  • 10.Lesson 3: Hypnosis and Meditation
    Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness that occurs in the context of a special hypnotist subject relationship and is characterized by increased suggestibility to changes in experiences and behaviors.
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