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Ann Battle (HDQM)
Ann Battle
Contact Information:
Room: 3304U Benjamin Building
Phone: (301) 405-8714
E-mail: abattle@umd.edu
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Ann Battle (Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park)
Director
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology (HDQM)

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Research Interests | Bio | Publications | Curriculum Vitae |

Research Interests

Adolescent development and motivation in school settings; psychological orientations of pre-service and in-service teachers in specific teaching/learning contexts; beliefs and values of pre-service education students' relative to global citizenship education

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Professional Biography

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Ann Battle is the Director of Academic Services and Outreach, Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Battle's duties include assisting the department Chair, Dr. Nathan Fox, with planning, implementing, and managing the Department’s academic programs to align them with the expertise of the faculty and the mission of the College of Education; coordination of faculty, graduate student, and teaching staff resources to meet course planning and scheduling objectives; supervision of all Ph.D. students teaching at the undergraduate level; directing the off campus Master of Education Program in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools; and proposing, defining, and enacting patterns of assistantship in conjunction with the Chair and the Director of Administrative Services to facilitate optimal efficiency within the department.

Dr. Battle's research and teaching interests are focused on adolescent development and adolescents' motivation to achieve in school settings, as well as the psychological orientations of pre-service and in-service teachers in specific teaching/learning contexts. Currently, she and her colleagues are researching the beliefs and values of pre-service education students' relative to global citizenship education across content areas in secondary education.

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Selected Publications

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Wentzel, K. R., Battle, A., Russell, S. L., & Looney, L. B. (2010). Social supports
from teachers and peers as predictors of academic and social motivation.
Contemporary Educational Psychology, 35, 193-202. 

Battle, A., Anderson, A., & Moos, D.  (2009). Teachers as reflective practitioners:  A study of self regulated learning in the graduate teacher classroom. Journal of the
International Society for Teacher Education, 13, 40-53.

Battle, A. & Wigfield. (2003). College women’s orientations toward family, career,
and graduate school.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 62, 56-75.

Wigfield, A., Battle, A., Solomon, L., Eccles, J. (2002). Sex differences in
motivation, self-concept, career aspiration and career choice: Implications for cognitive development.  In A.V. McGillicuddy-De Lisi & R. De Lisi (Eds.), Biology, society, and behavior:  The development of sex differences in cognition.  Greenwich, CT:  Ablex.

Wentzel, K. & Battle, A.  (2001). Social relationships and school adjustment.  In
T. Urdan and F. Pajares (Eds.), Adolescence and education/General issues in the education of adolescence (pp. 93-118).  Greenwich, CT:  Information Age Publishing.

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

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