educational-psychology

educational psychology

noun
a branch of psychology concerned with developing effective educational techniques and dealing with psychological problems in schools.

Origin:
1910–15

educational psychologist, noun
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educational psychology
 
n
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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