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Jan 13 2018

The Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology – School of Education – University at Albany

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The Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology is part of the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology within the School of Education. The Division has had a long history of preparing excellent scholars, teachers, and researchers to advance human learning and development in a variety of settings, with approaches accommodated to the range of human diversity.

Three graduate programs are offered within the Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology

  • Doctoral program with concentrations in learning-instruction, development, methodology, and special education.
  • Master’s program in educational psychology and methodology;
  • 60-credit certificate program to prepare educational research specialists.
  • Interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree in human development to study humans across the lifespan.

Educational Psychology & Methodology News

Dr. Heidi Andrade’s paper on The Role of Classroom Assessment in Supporting Self-Regulated Learning is now available in the new book Assessment for Learning: Meeting the Challenge of Implementation (Springer). The book provides new perspectives on Assessment for Learning (AfL), on the challenges encountered in its implementation, and on the diverse ways of meeting these challenges. The book brings together the contibutions of authors from 13 different countries and reflects a wide range of educational contexts.

As technology continues to rapidly evolve, the development of internet addiction among adolescents has become as serious public health concern – especially in Asian countries such as China. Stella Xian Li, who earned her Ph.D. from UAlbany’s Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology this semester, is part of a collaborative study which links individual and environmental risk factors with internet addiction in adolescents.

Dr. Robert J. Sternberg, professor of human development at Cornell University, is one of the most prolific and influential scholars in contemporary psychology. Dr. Sternberg will give a talk Monday, May 15th at the UAlbany Performing Arts Center titled In Search of Zipperump-a-Zoo: What I have Learned from 40+ Years of Research on Intelligence. Space is limited so please RSVP to Deb Brown if you are interested in attending.

ALBANY, N.Y. (April 21, 2017) – Dr. Kim Colvin conducted the item response theory analysis to create the new scale.

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 28, 2017) – Fives Questions with Gabriel L. Schlomer. an interview related to his interest in examining the intersection of genetics and environment. Read more about Schlomer’ work and his focuses on adolescent health risk behaviors, parent-child relationships, gene-environment interactions and evolutionary developmental psychology.

Albany, NY (January 10, 2017) – The University at Albany School of Education hosts online graduate education programs rated in the top 10 in the nation, according to the most recent ranking by U.S. News World Report. The School of Education, which has been providing high-quality online education for nearly 20 years, is the top-ranked online graduate education program in New York State and throughout the Northeast, and ranked 6th nationally.

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U.S. News World Report s survey of the nation’s best graduate schools of education ranks UAlbany as number one among public institutions in New York State.

Contact the Division

Division of Educational Psychology Methodology
University at Albany
State University of New York

ED 233
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

Phone (518) 442-5055
Fax (518) 442-4953

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