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Postdoc position at Texas A&M

We are excited to announce a new opportunity to be part of an innovative team studying the motivational and behavioral impacts of a multisite randomized mentoring and role modeling program for undergraduate women pursuing STEM degrees and careers. More specifically, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will play a crucial role in all aspects of the implementation…

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New Book on Transformative Science Education by Kevin Pugh

Kevin Pugh recently authored a new book entitled Transformative Science Education: Change How Your Students Experience the World, published by Teachers College Press. For more information about the book, check out this link. Here is the description: Use this book to move science learning out of the classroom and into everyday life. Science has a…

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Soliciting questions for APA Division 15 session on motivation theories and diversity!

On Friday, August 7 from 1:30 until 2:50 pm EST, Alison Koenka and Allan Wigfield will co-chair an APA Division 15 session.  The session, “Where Do We Go From Here (2.0)?  A Continued Conversation on Motivation Theories and Their Implications for Education Policy, Practice, and Ethnically Diverse Student Populations” will include the following motivation scholars:…

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2020 Paul R. Pintrich Memorial Award Winner

Congratulations to Dajung Diane Shin, who is the recipient of the 2020 Paul R. Pintrich Memorial Award!!! – her award winning paper, co-authored with Minhye Lee, Seoyeon Julie Jung, Yoonah Park, Jiamin Low, Sung-il Kim, and Mimi Bong is “Science Utility Value Intervention in Elementary School Classrooms: Examining Gender and Goal Structure as Moderators.”

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Student-Centered Learning Practices: Investigating the Outcomes for Underserved Student Populations

The Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative is excited to announce its newest funded research opportunity that will build, apply, and share a robust evidence base for student-centered learning. Funded by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, the goal of this opportunity is to investigate the extent to which specific student-centered learning practices advance equity in public secondary…

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Job post: College Board Research Scientist

The College Board is accepting applications for an open rank Research Scientist position. We are looking for candidates with expertise in assessment and interventions related to motivation and other noncognitive constructs. Feel free to email Rory Lazowski at rlazowski@collegeboard.org with any questions. For more information: https://www.collegeboard.org/about/careers/job-listings?gh_jid=1059624

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