About Us

About Us

Our Purpose

We are the Motivation in Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association. We aim to advance motivation research in education by exchanging ideas and perspectives and developing practices and interventions to improve motivation. To advance the understanding of motivational processes in education, particularly by promoting research, exchanging ideas and perspectives, and by developing practices and interventions to improve learner motivation.

Motivation SIG Officers 2020-2022

SIG Chair

Carlton J. Fong

Texas State University

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Program Chair

Tony Perez

Old Dominion University

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Katie Muenks

The University of Texas at Austin

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