Educational Psychology News

Kevin Cokley: On Race, America Cannot Look to Trump For Moral Leadership

Aug. 14, 2017

Educational Psychology Professor Cokley discusses Trump's response to Charlottesville protests

Alumna Jackie Caemmerer Selected for John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

Aug. 14, 2017

Caemmerer was selected for her research paper title Beyond Individual Tests: A Cross-Battery IQ Model

Kevin Cokley: Australian woman's death reveals the human toll of a police shooting

July 26, 2017

The death of Justine Damond is another tragic incident in what seems to be a never-ending cycle of senseless, fatal police shootings in the United States.

Germine Awad: How Disney Blew a Huge Opportunity While Casting Aladdin

July 21, 2017

Disney's casting of Naomi Scott to play Princess Jasmine missed an opportunity to supportively portray middle eastern women in Hollywood.

Educational Psychology Professor Kevin Cokley Selected as a Fellow in UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

March 13, 2017

Cokley's induction into the Academy distinguishes him as a top educator in the UT System, and recognizes his leadership and commitment to improving teaching and fostering instructional innovation.

Research Sheds Light on Coming Out, Online

March 12, 2017

New research shines much-needed light on gay men’s use of Facebook to reveal their sexual identity.

Caring for Black Male Students Requires More Than Good Intentions, According to Education Study

March 1, 2017

Assistant Professor Sepehr Vakil was part of a research team that observed relationships between black male teachers and students in a recent study.

Want to Motivate Students While Fostering Their Autonomy? New Research from UT Austin Can Help.

Feb. 22, 2017

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin may have some help for parents and educators attempting to locate that sweet spot between giving students just enough direction to succeed and allowing them autonomy.

Removing Barriers to Deaf Education

Jan. 21, 2017

Stephanie Cawthon and Carrie Lou Garberoglio are deaf. They have lived the experience—as students and professionals—of working with accommodations and breaking down barriers.

Active Learning Strategies In Supervision May Improve Effectiveness of Mental Health Treatment Protocols for Youth

Nov. 17, 2016

Sarah Kate Bearman co-authors a study highlighting the need for effective supervision practices for those who provide mental health services to youth.

Educational Psychology Professor Reviews Three Books on China’s Only Children

Oct. 6, 2016

Educational Psychology Professor Toni Falbo’s review of three books about China’s only children was published in the Times Literary Supplement in September