This is the "Get Started" page of the "Educational Psychology" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Educational Psychology   Tags: articles, education, education psychology, language, logic, psychology, research  

Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Get Started Print Page

Subject Definition

Educational Psychology is the study of the mind in an educational environment.  Topics of study can include Child Development, Developmental Disorders, Counseling, Measurement and Evaluation, and other related fields. As a subject, Educational Psychology both informs educational practices and leads to specialized professions.




Get Help from the Library

Reference Help

Circulation and Reserves

Other Departments



Core Resources

  • ERIC (EBSCO)  
    Educational index of research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials. Consists of the print indexes Resources in Education (RIE) and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)
  • PsycINFO  
    Behavioral sciences database containing full-text and abstracts for journals, books, and book chapters. International coverage for psychology, medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education and pharmacology. Index is created by the American Psychological Association. More than 1.8 million entries. Entries are searchable by language, format, special population groups, classification codes, content type, intended audience, and special features.

Developing Keywords

Make a research question from your topic.

  • For example: "What is currently being done to help conserve the endangered Giant Panda population?"
    •   Keywords: conserve and Giant Panda

Think of related words.

  • Conserve: conservation, preservation, protection
  • Giant Panda: panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca (scientific name).

Get searching!


    Find Us Online

    Follow us on Facebook logo for link to Cornette Library's Facebook page Twitter logo for link to Cornette Library's Twitter page Wordpress logo for link to Library News blog

    Ask a Librarian

    or text to: (806) 429-4542




    Loading  Loading...