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EDUC 461 Instructional Design (Shanghai): Home
Online resources for your study of instructional design and the psychological foundations of teaching and learning
This handout provides some tips and tricks to make reading and understanding social science journal articles easier. [Provided by ICPSR - The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research]
What is Peer Review?
Peer Review is a process by which scholarly work or research (often articles) are subjected to evaluation by other experts on the topic. Reviewers judge the work by its originality, accuracy of information, importance to the field, research methodology, and other criteria to determine if it is worthy of publication. Peer Review is also sometimes called "refereed".
Scholarly is a broader category, that includes peer review and review by editors who are experts in the subject. Both are very different from regular magazine articles which are usually reviewed by a professional editor who isn't an expert in the subject.
Publishes articles that involve the application of psychological theory and science to the educational process. Of particular relevance are descriptions of empirical research and the presentation of theory designed to either explicate or enhance the educational process.
The scholarly essays, reviews, critiques, and theoretical and conceptual articles featured in this journal contribute to understanding issues, problems, and research concerning all aspects of educational psychology. The journal, however, does not publish articles whose primary purpose is to report the methods and results of an empirical study.
This journal provides an international forum for the discussion and rapid dissemination of research findings in psychology relevant to education. The journal places particular emphasis on the publishing of papers reporting applied research based on experimental and behavioural studies. Reviews of relevant areas of literature also appear from time to time.
The defining feature of Educational Psychology in Practice is that it aims to publish refereed articles representing theory, research and practice which is of relevance to practising educational psychologists in the UK and beyond. In its focus on applied psychology it occupies an important complementary position to those journals which emphasise the experimental work of academic psychologists.
An international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed integrative review articles, special thematic issues, reflections or comments on previous research or new research directions, book reviews, interviews, and research-based advice for practitioners - all pertaining to the field of educational psychology.
This journal provides an international focal point for the publication of research on teachers and teaching, in particular on teacher thinking. It includes theoretical reflections on the connections between theory and practice in teachers’ work and other research of professional interest.
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Instructional design and the psychological foundations of teaching and learning are important components to individuals pursuing a complex understanding of teaching and learning. The theoretical foundations of learning involve the study of major learning theories, learner preferences, learner outcomes, the instructional process, individual differences, and optimal learning environments. Aspects of planning, instructional strategies, assessment, management, and creating a positive learning environment will be presented so that candidates can create comprehensive and meaningful instructional sequences to meet the diverse needs of students. Significant attention is given to connecting theory and practice through twenty corequisites hours of fieldwork in an elementary school.