Academic References

  • Berlinger, D. (2015). The 100-year Journey of Educational Psychology. Retrieved from This article provides a discussion on how Educational Psychology was founded over years noting the different influences of times and discussing what could be done in the development of Educational psychology in the future.
  • Mcmillan, J.H (2016). Fundamentals of Educational Research. Virginia Commonwealth University. NY: Pearson Education Inc. This book introduces basic research principles to people who might want to use research in their studies. The book facilitates student learning through discussion of different principles that are used in conducting research and developing criteria for evaluation of credibility of a research.
  • Nolen, A. (2009). The Content of Educational Psychology: an Analysis of Top Ranked Journals from 2003 Through 2007 Educational Psychology Review, 2009, Volume 21, Number 3, Page 279. Retrieved from This article examines the published academic research to identify the different trends in educational psychology and identify which trends could be used in establishing the importance of the discipline.
  • Taylor & Francis Online. (2018). The Journal of Experimental Education. Retrieved from This website¬† gives access to published journals that use quantitative and qualitative research on educational psychology that includes measurements, statistics, processes learning and instruction.
  • APAPsycNet(2018).Retrieved from This website is from the American Psychological Association which provides a database of journals and articles by various authors that discusses the educational psychology discipline.
  • Hergenhahn, B.R. (2009). An Introduction to the History of Psychology. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. This book discusses how the issues with regard to psychology today are a manifestation of the issues hundreds of years ago.
  • Zimmerman, B.J. & Schunk, H. (Eds.) (2003). Educational Psychology: A Century of Contributions. Mahwah, NJ, US: Erlbaum. This book discusses the foundation of educational psychology by looking through the contributions of leading psychologists who influenced educational psychology through their ideas and scientific discoveries.