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    Please help me to understand that as we look around your community, we may see things that we deem unfair or gaps where opportunities exist, and identify these issues as social issues. As a scholar practitioner, how could we identify opportunities for social change and develop plans to effect the change we feel is needed? Explain social change and motivational factors that would be necessary to ensure that social change happens and consider which motivational theory might best support your argument. Which motivational theory might best account for social change, according to the definition?

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    The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked, essentially, to reflect on the relevance and impact your field can have in society - your community. This means looking at what is around you and thinking of the many ways in which you can apply your science to make a difference. There are a lot of ways to apply what you need to solve problems. It is a broad area of discussion and I suggest being concise as to what you think is most relevant in your community. This will be quite specific, even personal. I suggest using this outline:

    1. About Educational Psychology & its importance - 100 words
    2. Issues in your community - 100 words
    3. Motivational theory most applicable - 300 words
    This outline should cover what you need. You can also use the listed resources to further explore the topic.

    Social Change & the Community

    Educational psychology as a field is very much concerned about how human beings learn and develop. Of interest are learning and educational settings as well as the psychology ...

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    The solution discusses social change and motivation.