ERIC Number: EJ443891
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Educational Psychology's First Century.
Walberg, Herbert J.; Haertel, Geneva D.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v84 n1 p6-19 Mar 1992
The history of educational psychology is traced from its beginnings after 1800. The major function of the field has been to serve as a conduit between the academic disciplines of psychology and the applied field of education. The discipline has great potential to contribute to educational policy formation. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Psychology, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Epistemology, Instructional Design, Intellectual Disciplines, Policy Formation, Progressive Education, Social Science Research, Theory Practice Relationship, United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
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