publication . Article . 2017

Measuring Reasoning about Teaching for Graduate Admissions in Psychology and Related Disciplines

Sternberg, Robert J.; Sternberg, Karin; Todhunter, Rebel J. E.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Journal of Intelligence (issn: 2079-3200, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Teaching- and teaching-evaluation skills are critically important to professional success in psychology and related disciplines. We explored the possibility of measuring reasoning-about-teaching skills as a supplementary measure for admissions in psychology and related behavioral-sciences disciplines. We tested 103 students for their reasoning about teaching and their reasoning about research, as well as for their cognitive- (abstract reasoning) and educational skills. We found that women performed better than men on our reasoning-about-teaching measure, and that factorially, our reasoning-about-teaching measure clustered with our reasoning-about-research measur...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATIONComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSION
free text keywords: reasoning, reasoning about teaching, reasoning about research, fluid abilities, successful intelligence, Social sciences (General), H1-99, Article
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