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Modern Educational Psychology

An Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

By E.G.S. Evans


122 pages

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Many contemporary issues in educational psychology become clearer when set against the perspective of their historical antecedents. Originally published in 1969, this book provides a survey of the most important ideas and experiments in educational psychology at the time, showing how they have helped to shape our understanding of the factors that influence child life and growth. Dr Evans discusses the subject under four broad headings: Child Development; Theories of Personality Formation; The Psychology of Learning; and Mental Testing and Measurement. The book provided a valuable introduction to educational psychology for education students at the time, and will now be of historical interest to those involved in educational psychology.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Child Development 2. Theories of Personality Formation 3. The Psychology of Learning 4. Mental Testing and Measurement. Further Reading. Bibliography.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education (53 Volume set) brings together a mix of titles involving psychology and education from early years to later life. Covering areas across both education and psychology, including learning theory and strategies, social, developmental and cognitive aspects, school psychology and counselling in schools. The series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1930 and 1996, includes contributions from a range of authors, many considered leaders in their field.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Child