educational psychology


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ed·u·ca·tion·al psy·chol·o·gy

the application of psychology to education, especially to problems of teaching and learning.

educational psychology

[ej′əkā′shənəl]
Etymology: L, educatus, to rear; Gk, psyche, mind, logos, science
the application of psychological principles, techniques, and tests to educational problems, such as the determination of more effective instructional methods, the assessment of student advancement, and the selection of students for specialized programs. See also applied psychology.
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I have used three popular educational psychology texts in my college teaching career--Ormrod (2009), Woolfolk (2004), and now Goodman's book--all with great success in terms of enhancing my students' abilities to become highly effective PK-12 teachers.
in rehabilitation psychology and educational psychology and a masters in rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wiscon sin, and a bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Texas-Pan American.
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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
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