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Instructional Design and Social Change in Higher Education

Can someone help with at least one way that instructional design can support positive social change in higher education and what are maybe two actions and the action steps needed for a psychology instructor to be an agent of positive social change? Also, how can a psychology instructor stay informed of and apply the growing body

Instructional Design's Influence on Instructors

How does knowledge of instructional design influence instructors as to how they might approach the delivery of instruction as a future psychology instructor? Also, does having knowledge of instructional design affect one's teaching philosophy?

Ethics in Research Practice

How would you use ethics when forming a research question (using APA Code of Conduct to inform your response)? What are two potential consequences if ethics are not considered? What are two ways culture might inform the development of your research question and explain what ethical considerations you may need to consider.

Occupational Stratification

The purpose of this assignment is to explore race, gender, and occupational stratification in the workplace. Explain in detail the following questions: 1) What are the implications for a company that practices occupational stratification? 2) How should a human resources manager respond to occupational stratification? 3) What

Taxonomy and higher education

Can someone help with explaining how taxonomies influence instruction and learning in higher education. Also, what are the strengths and limitations of taxonomies regarding diverse learner populations

Breast cancer, treatment, and sexual impacts

Explain the physiological issues present in the Physician Referral Sheet might impact the woman's overall mental health and sexual functioning. Also, how your understanding of this person's physiological issues might inform your counseling work with her.

The Role of Taxonomies in Student Learning

(1) Which taxonomy most closely aligns with the Constructivism/Cognitive instructional method of teaching? (2) How does contemporary research from the fields of cognitive psychology and neuroscience warrant revised or new taxonomies?

Attribution theory and a limitation: Give examples

What attribution theory would most apply to someone who is forgetful, clumsy, overly apologetic, and distracted when he is not usually like this. Then describe one limitation of the theory in explaining the behavior.

Applying Crisis Theories

To understand effective service delivery in response to critical incidents, counselors must first understand theories of how individuals process crisis and models for responding to survivors. Can you help me Briefly describe each of these models. 1.) The Equilibrium Model (Caplan, 1961) 2.) The Cognitive Model (Ellis, 1

Counseling Ethical Issues

What is important in Ethical Legal Issues in Professional Counseling to one's own personal identity and future work as a counselor? 1. Provide three specific examples and include a reading or reference for each one. How can one apply each of these areas in their work with clients during fieldwork and in the future? 2. How

The Procedures of Data Analysis

When data is collected, its raw form can look varied and confusing—completed surveys, scored assessments, pages of transcribed conversations, observational notes, words, numbers, or a collection of these. At the beginning, provide the following information: Population. Adolescents - Clinical area of concern—substance

Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling

It is important that the approaches used by counselors and the counseling programs implemented in schools and agencies are effective for the clients and students who will be receiving these services. Consider the following question that a counselor working in a school or agency may want to explore: What is the effect of couns

Alternating Treatment Design for Autism

These four designs are: Reversal designs. Alternating treatment designs. Multiple-baseline designs. Changing criterion designs. Which one of those designs above demonstrates the greatest potential for use in Autistic Behaviors? Please discuss the selection, including the strategies, characteristics, adva

Personal Therapy

Counselor educators and supervisors are seen as gatekeepers for the profession, ensuring that learners who graduate from their programs are competent to provide counseling services to the public. In many graduate counseling programs, attending personal counseling sessions is a requirement. Counseling is also frequently required

Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Critique

Background Review the following research summary: Research Overview Number of Participants: 200. Population Characteristics: Lower socio-economic status (SES) Hispanic males ages 18-45. Sampling: Convenience sampling. Clinical Area of Concern: Symptoms of depression. Clinical Intervention: Group Cognitive-Beha

On Self-Reports

Compare and contrast the use of self-report with the use of direct observation as they relate to obtaining data. Discuss an example from your personal or professional life where you needed to collect data. Indicate whether you used a self-report or direct observation technique and discuss the overall effectiveness or ineffective

Decreasing Problematic Behavior

Using the target behaviors from the first discussion topic, select one that you would like to focus on changing. With this goal in mind (increasing, maintaining, or decreasing the behavior), design an appropriate behavioral intervention that you believe would be effective in meeting your goal. Briefly discuss the ethical issues

Differences between Freud and Rogers

Explain the fundamental differences between the theories of Freud and Rogers. Discuss the social and cultural factors that contributed to these differences. Describe at least two ways in which these theorists are similar.

How to Design an Introductory Psychology Course

I need help with some key elements in designing a course in introductory psychology, and why are they important? Also, what is one challenge I might encounter when designing this course for majors and a different challenge I might encounter when designing this course for non-psychology majors.

The Components of a Dissertation Committee

Can someone me by explaining the role of the dissertation chair and dissertation committee member during the dissertation process? What factors should be considered when searching for potential faculty to serve on your committee? I will be going for a degree as Ph.D. - General Teaching Psychology.

Male-female differences

What are two broad areas of research that lead us to believe that some behavioral/personality characteristics may be biologically (genetically/hormonally) determined? Give one specific example of research that points to this conclusion.

Definitions of Personality

Please help with the following problems: Locate 2 definitions of personality. Compare and contrast these definitions. What would you add to these definitions? Please provide references and make sure that you post definitions that are scholarly (e.g. peer reviewed journal articles and/or textbooks).

Psychology teaching

How does teaching of psychology relate to social change beyond the individual student level, and what are some examples that illustrate the relationship between social change and teaching?

Creating a Research Question

Please help with the following problem: Please restate your research questions, your target population, and your sampling frame (that is, the individuals from whom you plan on selecting or soliciting participants for your dissertation). Can these participants be considered as belonging to a vulnerable population?