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  • Educational Psychology

    November 1, 2018

    Learning Design & Performance Technology: Evolution of ISLT

    It’s not a stretch to say that Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies (ISLT) was born and forged at Florida State. What started in the 1960s as a minor in Educational Research, known as computer-assisted instruction (CAI), became one of the world’s first Instructional Systems programs in 1972. Now, a little more than 40 years later, […]

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    November 9, 2017

    School Psychology Awareness Week 2017

    November 13-17 is National School Psychology Awareness Week. The goal of this week is to recognize the role that school psychologists play in schools and to join others across the country in making a commitment to be agents of positive change in schools. This year’s theme is Power Up! Be a Positive Charge. Read on […]

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    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 […]

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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 […]

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