Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

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The field of educational psychology draws from a variety of diverse disciplines including human development across the life span, measurement and statistics, learning and motivation, and teaching. And within these different disciplines, many other fields are featured including psychology, anthropology, education, sociology, public health, school psychology, counseling, history, and philosophy. In fact, when taught at the college or university level, educational psychology is an ambitious course that undertakes the presentation of many different topics all tied together by the theme of how the individual can best function in an qeducationalq setting, loosely defined as anything from pre-school through adult education. Educational psychology can be defined as the application of what we know about learning and motivation, development, and measurement and statistics to educational settings (both school- and community-based).See English as a second language (ESL) Essay tests, 1:355a€“356 data collection, interpretation and, 1:362 definitions ... 1:363 ethnicity, cultural distinctiveness and , 1:363 ethnicity, process of belonging and, 1:363 ethnicity as foundation ofanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology
Author:Neil J. Salkind
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2008-01-17


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