- 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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General Research Area:
Development and socialization of motivation and self-concept; gender differences; achievement motivation; self-regulation and learning; motivation for literacy.
Areas of Student Supervision:
Achievement motivation; motivation for reading; self-concept; gender differences.
Wigfield A., (2010, May). Intervening to foster children's motivation in reading and school. Invited address presented at the Conference of Learning and the Brain, Washington, DC.
Wigfield, A. (2010, April). Development of children's motivation and classroom interventions to foster it. Invited address presented at Duke University Department of Psychology, Durham, NC.
Wigfield A., (2010, January). Intervening to enhance children's motivation and achievement in elementary and middle school classrooms. Invited address presented at the Florida State Reading Research Center, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.
Wigfield, A. (2009, October). Reversing the declines in children's motivation: An example from the domain of reading. Invited address presented at the inaugural bMRI Symposium on Motivation (Motivation and education: Past, present, and future), Seoul Korea.
Wigfield, A., Cambria, J., & Ho, A. (in press). Motivation for reading information texts. In J. T. Guthrie, A. Wigfield, & S. L. Klauda (Eds.), Adolescents' engagement in academic literacy. Sharjah, UAE: Bentham Science Publishers.
Wigfield, A., & Cambria, J. (2010). Students' achievement values, goal orientations, and interest: Definitions, development, and relations to achievement outcomes. Developmental Review, 30, 1-35.
Wigfield, A., & Cambria, J. M. (2010). Expectancy-value theory: Retrospective and prospective. In S. Karabenick & T. Urdan (Eds.), Advances in motivation and achievement (Vol. 16). Emerald Group.
Wentzel, K. R., & Wigfield, A. (Eds.) (2009). Handbook of motivation at school. NY: Taylor-Frances.
Professional Activities:Co-Editor, American Educational Research Journal, Teaching, Learning, and Human Development section, 2008
CORI (Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction)