Congrats to Jessica Brodsky who successfully defended her dissertation on “Fostering College Students’ Fact-Checking Skills: Three Studies Assessing Lateral Reading Instruction in a General Education Course” (more…)
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Ed Psych Students Present at the 2022 93rd Eastern Psychological Association Conference in NYC
Students, alumna, and faculty presented research at the 93rd Eastern Psychological Conference (EPA) in New York City on March 5, 2022. The Educational Psychology department had a great showing! See pictures below along with the titles and abstracts of the papers that were presented by Ed Psych students. (more…)
Yongchao Zhao successfully defends her dissertation!
Congrats to Yongchao Zhao who successfully defended her dissertation on “The Effects of Education and Cognitive Skills on Employability and Earnings for Labor Market Entrants: Evidence from Large-scale Worldwide Survey Data” (more…)
Jessica Brodsky’s research featured in the APA Monitor on Psychology
Jessica Brodsky’s (PhD Candidate) dissertation research on lateral reading was featured in the APA Monitor on Psychology. Check it out here! The article describes how lateral reading is an evidence-based strategy that can be used to combat misinformation in the classroom. You can also check out Jessica’s published research here.
Burnout may not be a distinct syndrome
Dr. Renzo Bianchi and Educational Psychology faculty Jay Verkuilen & Irvin Schonfeld’s meta-analysis titled “Is burnout a depressive condition? A 14-sample meta-analytic and bifactor analytic study” was featured in the Association for Psychological Science Observer. (more…)
Dr. Nicholas Ullrich defends his dissertation!
Congrats to Nicholas Ullrich who successfully defended his dissertation titled “The Influence of Text on Coherence of Story Retells, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary Acquisition, and Eye Gaze: A Computer-based Storytelling Task with Eye Tracking.” (more…)
Lateral reading instruction improves college students’ fact-checking strategies in a general education civics course
Jessica E. Brodsky (PhD Student in Ed Psych) along with Patricia J. Brooks (Prof. in Ed Psych), Donna Scimeca, Ralitsa Todorova, Peter Galati, Michael Batson, Robert Grosso, Michael Matthews, Victor Miller & Michael Caulfield recently published an article in Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications titled, “Improving college students’ fact-checking strategies through lateral reading instruction in a general education civics course.” Read the full Open […]
Congrats to the 2021 Doctoral Student Research Grant Recipients!
Congratulations to the three Ed Psych Doctoral students who have been awarded Doctoral Student Research Grants (DSRG) for 2021! The DSRG is a competitive research grant which awards up to $1,500 for travel, payments to human research subjects, supplies, and other expenses. We have provided each recipient’s research title and abstract below. We hope this […]
Elizabeth Che defends her dissertation proposal!
Congrats to Elizabeth Che who successfully defended her dissertation proposal titled “Identifying Factors that Predict Graduate Student Instructors’ Emphasis on Teaching Employable Skill in their Courses.” Her proposal defense was attended by many supporting students (three students are missing from the screenshot above)! (more…)
Nicole Zapparrata, Dr. Patty Brooks, and Dr. Teresa Ober present at SRCD!
Nicole Zapparatta (Ed Psych Program PhD Student), Patricia Brooks (Ed Psych Program Professor), & Teresa Ober (Ed Psych Program alumna) recently presented a poster at the 2021 Society for Research in Child Development Meeting titled “Is there evidence of generalized slowing in Autism Spectrum Disorder? A meta-analytic investigation.” (more…)