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Dr. Sherri Jackson

Professor of Psychology

Social Science

Email address  sjackso@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7212
Office location  Gooding Bldg., 107

​Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Florida (1988)
  • M.S., Psychology, University of Florida (1986)
  • B.A, Psychology, North Adams State College (now Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) (1984)

​Fields Of Study

  • Thinking and reasoning
  • Teaching of psychology
  • Textbook research

​Courses Taught

  • Introductory Psychology (PSYC 201)
  • Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (PSYC 211)
  • Research Methods & Statistics I (PSYC 311)
  • Research Methods & Statistics II (PSYC 411WI)

​Awards

  • Jacksonville University Award for Excellence in University Service, 2016
  • EVE Award Finalist in Education Category, 2013
  • Jacksonville University Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009
  • Jacksonville University Institutional Advancement Award, 2008
  • Jacksonville University Woman of the Year, 2005
  • Jacksonville University Professor of the Year, 2004
  • Jacksonville University Award for Excellence in University Service, 2004
  • Jacksonville University Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Professional Activity, 2003

Publications

Textbooks

Jackson, S.L. (2017). Statistics Plain and Simple, 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth.

     Jackson, S.L. (2014). Statistics Plain and Simple, 3rd ed. Belmont, CA:    Cengage/Wadsworth

     Jackson, S.L. (2010). Statistics Plain and Simple, 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth

     Jackson, S.L. (2005). Statistics Plain and Simple, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.

Jackson, S.L. (2016). Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach, 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth.

     Jackson, S.L. (2012). Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach, 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth.

     Jackson, S.L. (2009). Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach, 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth.

     Jackson, S.L. (2006). Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach, 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

     Jackson, S.L. (2003). Research Methods and Statistics: A Critical Thinking Approach, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Jackson, S.L. (2015). Research Methods: A Modular Approach, 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Cengage Learning.

     Jackson, S.L. (2011). Research Methods: A Modular Approach, 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

     Jackson, S.L. (2008). Research Methods: A Modular Approach. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Jackson, S.L. (2012). A Concise Guide to Statistical Analyses Using Excel, SPSS, and the TI-84 Calculator. Belmont, CA: Cengage/Wadsworth.

Teaching Resource Books

Jackson, S.L. & Griggs, R.A. (Eds.) 2012. Teaching statistics and research methods: Tips from ToP.  E-book retrievable from the American Psychological Association's Society for the Teaching of Psychology Web site:

http://teachpsych.org/resources/ebooks/stats2012/index.php

Griggs, R.A. & Jackson, S.L. (Eds). (2011). Teaching introductory psychology. Tips from ToP.  E-book retrievable from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Web site:

http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/tips2011/index.php

Jackson, S.L., Griggs, R.A., Koenig, C.S., Christopher, A.M. & Marek, P. (2000). A compendium of introductory psychology textbooks, 1997-2000. Distributed on disk by Office of Teaching Resourches, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, APA and online at http://www.lemoyne.edu/OTRP/introtexts.html

Jackson, S.L., Griggs, R.A., Christopher, A.N., & Marek, P. (1999). A compendium of introductory psychology textbooks, 1996-1999 Distributed on disk by Office of Teaching Resources, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, American Psychological Association.

     [Funded by an inaugural Instructional Research Award to Sherri L. Jackson from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.]

Selected Journal Articles

Griggs, R.A. & Jackson, S.L. (2017). Open introductory psychology textbooks: Prose and qualms. Teaching of Psychology, 44, 193-202.

Griggs, R.A., & Jackson, S.L. (2017, October, in press). Studying open versus traditional textbook effects on students' course performance: Confounds abound. Teaching of Psychology, 44.

Griggs, R.A. & Jackson, S.L. (2013). Brief introductory psychology textbooks: An objective analysis update. Teaching of Psychology, 40, 268-273.

Jackson, S.L. & Griggs, R.A. (2013). Psych Lite: Great price, less filling Teaching of Psychology, 40, 217-221.

Griggs, R.A. & Jackson, S.L. (2013). Introductory psychology textbooks: An objective analysis update. Teaching of Psychology, 40, 163-168