Psychology: Environmental and Cultural Learning Influences

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Which kind of kiss do many political figures in Europe practice, signifying goodwill?
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A. parent/child kissing
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The effects of stereotype threat usually impact those who are high achievers.
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true
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Of the following, which is not likely to occur while utilizing collaborative learning?
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B. Each student works independently to come up with a solution for solving a problem.
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Rewards for individual achievement are often determined by cultural standards.
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true
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Stereotype threat tends to improve one’s self-efficacy.
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false
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Environmental and cultural factors don’t affect someone’s level of learning or academic performance that much.
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false
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Peer teaching is a type of collaborative learning.
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true
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Collaborative learning focuses on the learning of an individual.
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false
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Read the scenario below and answer the question that follows. Mr. Willis separates his students into four teams that each represent four different perspectives on a social issue. Each group is to establish an argument supporting why their perspective is correct and then present the information to the class. After each group presents their perspective, Mr. Willis guides the class through a period of analyzing and questioning each perspective. Which of the following types of collaborative learning approaches has Mr. Willis utilized?
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D. both cooperative learning and problem-centered instruction
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Collaborative learning strategies decrease student academic achievement.
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false

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