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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.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.Topic: Curricular Materials
    From kindergarten through high school, whether you’re a math, science, social studies or English teacher, these resources can help you apply research on teaching and learning; find exciting lessons and activities; and stimulate interest and increase achievement.
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  • 6.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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  • 7.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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  • 8.Stimulus Items (Articles From The APA Monitor on Psychology)
    The newspaper articles referred to in this unit, all from the Monitor on Psychology, are intended to be used as stimulus items for additional discussion.
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  • 9.Discussion/Essay Questions
    Prompts for students to discuss usefulness of hypnosis, factors present in a teenage addiction and explanations for dreams.
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  • 10.Day 1: Laying the Groundwork
    Discussion of psychological research and the cross-cultural approach.
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