- 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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EDHD Educational Psychology Faculty
- Dr. Patricia Alexander Domain-specific learning; Epistemic beliefs; Text-based learning; Interplay of knowledge, strategies, and motivation in academic development
- Dr. Donald J. Bolger How the brain learns to read; Sources of reading skill and impairment; How children learn the meaning of words
- Dr. Natasha Cabrera Parenting and children's cognitive and social development; parent involvement in schools and children's achievement; cultural and ethnic differences in parenting behaviors and children's outcomes.
Dr. John GuthrieCognitive and motivational aspects of reading and learning; Psychology of learning and instruction in classroom contexts
David Miele Understanding the psychological processes involved in self-regulated learning. Identifying cognitive and motivational differences in how people metacognitively assess their own learning and then use these assessments to control their study.
- Dr. Geetha Ramani Influence of social interactions on young children's cognitive development; Learning through cooperative play and activities; Early mathematics and problem-solving skills; Development and correlates of peer cooperation
Dr. Meredith Rowe Early language development ; Parental beliefs and practices concerning children's language; Language development of underprivileged children
Starts Fall 2009
- Dr. Judith Torney-Purta Social/political cognition; Civic education cross-nationally; Cross-cultural and inter-cultural studies; Research related to social policy; Interaction in technology-rich environments; Social studies and history learning
- Dr. Min Wang Language and reading acquisition; cross language and writing system comparisons; second language/bilingual literacy development
- Dr. Kathryn Wentzel Social motivation; academic motivation and self-regulation, goal setting; interpersonal relationships with teachers, peers, and parents and school adjustment; adolescent development
- Dr. Allan Wigfield Development and socialization of motivation and self-concept; Gender differences; Achievement motivation; Self-regulation and learning; Motivation for literacy
- Dr. Marilyn Chambliss, EDCI Features of social studies and science texts that promote comprehension and learning
- Dr. Gregory Hancock, EDMS Latent variable modeling
- Dr. Robert Mislevy, EDMS Multiple-imputation approach for integrating sampling and test-theoretic models; Assessment design systems with a focus on science inquiry
- Dr. Sylvia Rosenfield, CAPS School consultation services; Instructional consultation; Urban education
- Dr. Bruce Vansledright, EDCI Teaching and learning of history in public schools; How students read history texts