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educational psychology

a branch of psychology dealing with the application of psychological principles and theories to a broad spectrum of teaching, training, and learning issues in educational settings. Educational psychology also addresses psychological problems that can arise in educational systems. Educational psychologists often hold applied as well as academic positions, spending their time in a variety of teaching, research, and applied pursuits.

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February 24th 2024

test interpretation

test interpretation

the clinical, educational, vocational, or other practical inferences given to a particular test result. Such conclusions are typically drawn by an expert in testing or by suitable computer software.