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P20 Visiting Scholar, Roraima Costa Filho, Defends Doctoral Thesis!

Dr. Roraima Costa Filho (lab alum) has successfully defended his doctoral thesis on December 19, 2018, at São Paulo State University in Rio Claro, Brazil. His thesis, entitled “Development of Teacher Self-Efficacy Among Physical Education Student-Teachers Enrolled in an Introduction to Teaching Program,” investigated the way that preservice physical education (PE) teachers who are enrolled …

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Calah Ford Receives National Science Foundation Fellowship

Calah Ford, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Kentucky College of Education, is one of three UK students to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Ford is studying educational psychology in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology. She was among 2,000 students selected for the fellowship from more than …

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Three (Honor) Theses!

Three undergraduate students in the P20 Motivation and Learning Lab are completing undergraduate senior honors theses. Alecia! (left), Yin (back) , and Natalie (right) have diverse research interests, however, their theses have two common themes: self-efficacy and education. They have conducted their own research and have followed each step of the research process. Get to know …

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Congratulations, Dr. Raven Piercey!

Raven Richardson Piercey successfully defended her dissertation last spring and is currently working in the University of Kentucky Department of Behavioral Science.

Congratulations, Dr. Megan Thomas!

Megan Kleine-Kracht Thomas, our very first lab coordinator, officially graduated with her PhD in School Psychology this August.

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