One of the first educators to write widely used textbooks on psychology was Charles Hubbard Jedd, a graduate of Wesleyan University who received his doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Leipzig in Germany in 1896. Judd taught philosophy and psychology at several universities before becoming director of the psychological lab at Yale in 1903. While there, he wrote his first major book, "Genetic Psychology for Teachers." Other works that would be used in the training of educators were: "Psychology of High School Subjects," in 1915; "Introduction to the Scientific Study of Eduction" in 1918; "Psychology of Secondary Education" in 1927; and "Educational Psychology" in 1939. In 1909, Judd was named head of the Department of Education at the University of Chicago, a post he held until 1938. He died on this date in 1946. He was 73.
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