The Contribution of Educational Psychology in Teaching Millenial Students


The present paper is an attempt to know about the importance of educational psychology in making a better condition in teaching-learning process. The research was conducted at psychological faculty of Universitas Negeri Makassar. There were 60 students in the academic year 2017/2018 as the primary subjects of this research and there were two lecturers as well. The researcher conducted interviews to collect the data. The researcher focused on contribution and role of educational psychology in creating conducive teaching-learning environment in the classroom. Educational psychology is the applied knowledge gained from psychology uses in the classrooms. It is helpful in understanding the learners, learning process, instructional strategies and provides basis for the selection of appropriate methods, techniques, approaches, tools to satisfy and fulfil the need of learners that results in better learning. With the help of educational psychology teacher is able to create positive learning environment in the classrooms resulting in effective learning. The educational psychology plays an important role in making learning easy, joyful and interesting process for millennial students


Educational Psychology, Conducive Learning Environment, millennial students


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