The study examines the effectiveness of using feature film to teach psychology, with a quasi-experimental pretest-double-posttest design. The researcher teaches concepts of adolescent identity development to the teaching-intervention group using a 15-minute clip from a feature film. The comparative group listens to a lecture on the same topic. Brain-based learning theory is used as a theoretical background. The first postintervention test detects a significant difference in knowledge, with the film group learning more. The second posttest of retention, taken one week post-intervention, determines that there was no difference in learning between the two groups.... case studies share common ground as they attempt to depict real life examples of the psychological experiences of ... explored the use of feature films to teach psychology (Boyatzis, 1994; Connor, 1996; Connor-Greene, 2006; Downey, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Efficacy of Using Feature Films as Case Study to Teach Psychology|
|Author||:||Carolyn A. Pela|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|