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Educational Psychology: David Berliner Article

Can someone help me by explaining at least one issue from David Berliner articles that is continuing to influence educational psychology. Also, I need help explaining at least one issue that has emerged in the field of education psychology since the article was written, and how does this issue influence professionals in this field.

The 100-Year Journey of Educational Psychology from Interest, to Disdain, to Respect for Practice. By David C. Berliner. Arizona State University.

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1. One issue from David Berliner's articles that is continuing to influence educational psychology is the issue of functionalism. Functionalists are interested in how mental processes affect behavior. Referring to functionalism one can say how holistic should the educational psychologist approach be? In other words, how much of the teachers and students' real life every day issues should the psychologist address along with basic educational psychology work? Berliner states that today we see some changes taking place with ...

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This solution discusses issues and influences that affect or have emerged in the field of educational psychology based on the article: The 100-Year Journey of Educational Psychology from Interest, to Disdain, to Respect for Practice. By David C. Berliner.

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