- Candise Lin, doctoral candidate in the Human Development program has received a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. November 2012
- The following HDQM Faculty received recognition for their outstanding achievements: Patricia A. Alexander (Regents Faculty Award for Mentoring); Ann A. Battle (COE Distinguished Outreach Award); Gregory Hancock (COE Distinguished Scholarship Award); Melanie Killen (Director of Graduate Studies of the Year Award); Andre Rupp (AERA Division D Significant Contribution to Research Methodology Award); and both Natasha Cabrera and Meredith Rowe (ADVANCE Award). Summer 2012
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Ann A. Battle, Ph.D.
Ann Battle is the Assistant Director of the Institute for Child Study, Department of Human Development at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Battle's duties include assisting the department Chair, Dr. Allan Wigfield, with planning, implementing, and managing the Department of Human Development'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.
Wentzel, K., Battle, A., & Looney, L. (2009). Social supports from teachers and peers as predictors of academic and social motivation (under review).
Battle, A., Anderson, A., & Moos, D. (2008). Teachers as reflective practitioners: A study of self regulated learning in the graduate teacher classroom (under review).
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.
Battle, A., Anderson, A., & Moos, D. (2008, April). Teachers as reflective practitioners: A study of self regulated learning in the graduate teacher classroom. Paper presented at the International Society for Teacher Education 28th International Seminar Conference, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. Battle, A., Anderson, A., & Moos, D. (2007, October). Self regulated learning in the graduate classroom: Student and instructor perceptions. Poster presented at the Society for the Study of Human Development Fifth Biennial Conference, Crossing Boundaries in Human Development, Pennsylvania State University. Battle, A., Looney, L., & Amadeo, J. (2007, June). Global citizenship education: Pre- service teachers' beliefs and values. Paper presented at the International Society for Teacher Education 27th International Seminar Conference, Stirling, Scotland. Anderson, A., Moos, D.C., & Battle, A. (2007, January). A mixed method action research approach to instruction in psychology. Participant Idea Exchange Session for the 29th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL. Battle, A. & Looney, L. (2006, April). Teachers' intentions to pursue graduate education: The role of efficacy and task valuing. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Fives, H. & Battle, A. (2006, April). Teaching as persuasion: The manifestation of persuasion in one teacher's practice. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. Anderson, A. & Battle, A. (2006, January). Self regulated Learning (SRL) and graduate students' task competence. Poster presented at the National Institute on The Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL.