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educational psychology

n
(Psychology) the study of methods of training and teaching and their effectiveness, and of the problems experienced in learning formal material; in particular, the study of how to help people, esp school children, with learning problems to overcome their difficulties
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While this observation may seem surprising, it has arisen because of a cultural difference existing between the field educational psychology in New Zealand and in the U.
Hsiu-Lan Shelley Tien and Chia-Huei Lin, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei; Shu-Chi Chen, Department of Guidance and Counseling, National Changhua University of Education, Chang-Hua, Taiwan.
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Educational Psychology has a history that formally goes back to the late 19th century in Europe and North America when psychology became an independent academic and experimental discipline.
Patrick and Mantzicopoulos (educational psychology, Purdue U.) show practicing and preservice teachers how to engage young children with informational books in English language arts and reading, as well as subject areas.
Even though introductory educational psychology is a widespread feature of preservice teacher education, instructors of this course generally learn to teach the course in isolation from each other--a circumstance that limits the effectiveness of this course.
She holds a bachelor's degree in English education and a master's in educational psychology, both from Southern Illinois University, and doctorate in adult education from the University of Missouri.
is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and Scholes is a graduate student in the C & I program at The University of Akron.
Roberts (Professor in the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology and foundations at Northern Illinois University) is an outstanding study of the human mind and what may actually be beneficially derived from the use of psychedelic experiences for the human mind, body, and overall cognitive process.
Corpus, J., Lepper, M., & Iyengar, S., Journal of Educational Psychology, 2005, 97(2), 184-195.

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