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UK Engineering Student Survey Begins on Nov. 12

P20 Motivation Lab members will be visiting engineering classes in the next few weeks to administer the UK Engineering Student Survey to undergraduate students in the College of Engineering beginning November 12.

Dr. Usher Visits Grenoble, France

Dr. Usher is in Grenoble, France to talk about motivation and American education to students at the Université Pierre-Mendès-France (UPMF). UPMF is focused on social sciences and humanities, and offers opportunities to international researchers at all levels.

2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR): Call for Proposals

The University of Kentucky is hosting the 2014 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) here in Lexington, KY on April 3 – 5, 2014. Undergraduate student researchers are encouraged to submit an abstract of their proposals. Deadline to submit the abstract is Friday, December 6, 2013, 11:59 EST.

Dr. Rich Mayer speaks at UK about digital learning

Dr. Richard Mayer, a prominent educational psychologist from the University of California Santa Barbara, visited the University of Kentucky.

Tasha presenting at Oklahoma engineering conference

Natasha Mamaril will be presenting at the Frontiers in Education conference, an international conference about educational innovations and research in engineering and computing.

Gearing up for MARA Fall 2013 Survey

Survey administration for the Motivation and Achievement in Rural Appalachia (MARA) project is going full swing in October. The first survey administration is on October 7. Check your schedules and sign up for one or more of the time slots.

Dr. Usher to serve as advisor on Exploratorium project

Dr. Usher will serve as an advisor to the Exploratorium project, “Research on Emerging Adult Learners,” to begin in 2014 and funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Amanda Presents in EARLI Conference

Amanda Butz, our very own lab coordinator, presented her paper on autonomy as a source of self-efficacy in the recently concluded EARLI Conference in Munich, Germany.

And Now We Are 23!

The P20 Motivation and Learning Lab has grown since it started in the summer of 2010. This fall semester we have 23 graduate and undergraduate students in the lab.

Sign Up for Lab Orientation – Fall 2013

Our first lab meeting this fall will be on Monday, September 9, from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at 63 Dickey Hall.
Please sign up for the orientation sessions.

We look forward to working with you this fall!