Student Motivation

Motivation is one of the strongest predictors of success. I explore strategies and beliefs that help students follow-through on their intentions.


Relevant Work


2018. “Some middle school students want behavioral commitment devices (But take-up does not affect their behavior” (with Gonzalo Pons, Angela L. Duckworth & Todd Rogers), Frontiers in Psychology9(206).

 
 

2016. “Forecasting student achievement: The potential of natural language processing” (with Mike Yeomans, Christopher Hulleman & Hunter Gehlbach), In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, 383-387.


Public Writing & Press


Digital Promise. “Does offering students a choice in assignments lead to greater engagement?”


Harvard’s Usable Knowledge. “Learning to Self Manage.”