Category: In Memoriam

UC Irvine Remembers Dr. Stuart Karabenick

From Colleagues and Alumni from the University of California-Irvine: In Memory of Stuart Karabenick It is with deep sadness that we share news of the loss of Stuart Karabenick, Research Professor, Education, School of Education and Adjunct Professor of Psychology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan and long-time collaborator at…

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Remembering Marty Covington

Dr. Martin V. Covington, a longstanding SIG member and major contributor to the field of achievement motivation passed away last month. Dr. Covington was Professor Emeritus of the Graduate School in psychology at UC Berkeley. His pioneering work on self-worth theory and intrinsic motivation helped shape our field. Dr. Covington’s most recent book, Life Beyond Grades:…

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The Studying and Self-Regulated Learning SIG Newsletter

The SIG for Studying and Self-Regulated Learning (SSRL) has been kind enough to share with us their newsletter highlighting several items of interest from this year’s AERA. The featured sections include tributes to Dr. Martin Maehr and Claire Ellen Weinstein as well as innovations in task value intervention, self-regulation as a privileged construct, and cogitations on “Motivation…

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