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  • Educational Psychology

    August 15, 2016

    Learning By Experience: Putting an Ed Psych PhD to Practice

    If you’re interested in getting a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, you may wonder what kind of jobs will be open for you when you finish. It’s an understandable concern given today’s very tight work environment. You don’t want to spend all that time getting a degree only to find you can’t get a job that […]

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    July 26, 2016

    What Is Educational Psychology?

    How do we learn? Why do we learn the way we do? Why is learning sometimes so difficult? Educational psychology strives to answer these questions. It is the study of how people learn, retain and use information. Just as we learn in a variety of settings, educational psychologists work in a variety of settings. An […]

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    June 14, 2016

    Research Opportunities for Educational Psychology Ph.D.s

    Educational psychology is a field that focuses on studying educational and learning methods, cognitive assessments, and aptitude testing for children in an educational setting. Educational psychology strives to understand how different learning approaches impact the development of a student body, essentially attempting to answer the “why” behind certain educational philosophies and policies. The majority of […]

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    June 7, 2016

    Career Opportunities for Educational Psychology Ph.D.s

    Educational Psychology is a highly specialized area¬†within the education field. Educational psychologists study how people learn and retain knowledge in¬†classroom settings based on emotional, social, and cognitive factors. Educational psychologists strive to understand what goes on in the classroom and how to improve it. According to the Psychology Career Center, educational psychologists primarily have careers […]

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