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At the Department of Educational Psychology we:

•emphasize the application of behavioral sciences to educational and psychological processes.
•are committed to training students in the knowledge of education and psychology so that you can serve the educational and psychological needs of the state and national communities.

 

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EDPS Equity Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The Department of Educational Psychology (EDPS) stands in support of compassion, dignity, value-of-life, equity, inclusion and justice for all individuals regardless of color, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, language, socioeconomic status, ability, gender, gender identity or expression, immigration status, or any type of marginalization. We stand in support of making our society more inclusive, just, and equitable for all individuals. We stand against individual and systemic racism in all its various forms.

We must all share in the responsibility to support equity, diversity, and inclusivity in our department, college, and university with the goal to eradicate racism in all forms. EDPS faculty and staff are examining thoughts, attitudes, biases, beliefs, and behaviors in teaching, research, service, and departmental policies/practices. This reflective examination is part of a larger goal to address the ways our department can promote greater inclusivity for all its members: students, staff, and faculty. As part of this process, we will solicit feedback from students, colleagues, and stakeholders in order to broaden our perspectives, engage a range of voices, and improve our practices.

News & Announcements

International Children's & YA Literature Summer Course

We are offering a 1-week course (3 credits) from June 7-11 on international children's literature. For a limited time, the course is available for $600! Contact Lauren.Liang@utah.edu for more information.

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Dr. Zac Imel Interviewed by the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Dr. Zac Imel for an article on the role of artificial intelligence in psychotherapy.

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Lynne Zummo Awarded Spencer Foundation Grant

Dr. Lynne Zummo has been awarded $49,995 from the Spencer Foundation as Co-I on the research project, “Let’s Talk about Election 2020”: Mapping Quantitative Civic Literacies in Youth Video Composition in an Online Digitial Network. This study will examine how youth use reasoning to "read" the social-political landscape and then use video to "inscribe" their own civic participation.

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Bridging International Borders in Academia: Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Join the first-of-its-kind collective panel discussion on enhancing awareness and access to academic careers and graduate school for women from diverse backgrounds in the U.S. and Asia.

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