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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For example, the second author of this article, while having recently been named one of the four most widely published educational psychologists worldwide (Patterson-Hazley & Kiewra, 2012), would not be lawfully able to claim to be an educational psychologist in New Zealand.
My suggestion is to go to the Education Ministry and get a list of registered educational psychologists.
The interview was elaborated based on three major dimensions of interest--Service Profile, Educational Psychologist Performance and Service Evaluation--each composed of a number of issues of approximate content.
The study is contextual bound--linked to a certain time, space and value context (Botes, 1991:7)--in the sense that the educational psychologist used art as projection medium and, through a process of facilitative interaction, were able to identify and address unresolved childhood trauma experienced by the art students.
Booth, a British educational psychologist, has shown that children 14 to 16 years old who are appropriately taught are capable of "construing the past in genuinely historical manner.
The Bakers consulted an educational psychologist, who confirmed the family's concerns: If Brendan remained unchallenged, he would shut down and lose interest in learning altogether.
The author, an educational psychologist, attempts to answer the question that confronts so many art educators: Why does artistic activity, so vital and universal for young children, diminish drastically with the passing years?
A 1986 survey by Kaoru Yamamoto, PhD, an educational psychologist at the University of Colorado, found the "top 20" troubles of children.
The test is not suitable for children under 10 and a half, who are admitted to Mensa on the evidence of an educational psychologist.
The school doctor could refer and liaise with the GP, hospital, or educational psychologist and continue to monitor the child's progress.
Missing a vital piece THE issues surrounding elective single-parenting and anonymous sperm donation could impact on a child's development, an educational psychologist warns.

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