Educational Psychology News

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

The Surprising Ingredient Your New Year’s Resolution Needs to Succeed

Dec. 31, 2015

"Do you want an inner ally or an inner enemy when you face life's challenges?" Kristin Neff, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, asks.