Allison Zengilowski is a doctoral candidate in the Human Development, Culture, and Learning Sciences Program. Her interests center on how people learn, integrating cognitive, motivational, and socio-emotional perspectives for investigations of learning processes in in-person and online environments.
Diane L Schallert(Supervisor) Investigates the interface between language and learning, socio-functional descriptions of both oral and written language use, how students learn from classroom interactions especially those that occur online, and affective factors that influence learning.
Katherine Muenks(Committee Member) Focuses on motivation and how individual beliefs and social-contextual factors influence students achievement and academic behaviors.
Veronica Yan(Committee Member) Studies the cognitive underpinnings of learning and instruction (memory & metacognition), integrated with social-psychological processes (motivation & mindset), in direct applications to classroom practices, online instruction, and self-regulated learning.
Zengilowski, A., Schuetze, B. A., Nash, B. L. & Schallert, D. L. (2021). A critical review of the refutation text literature: Methodological confounds, theoretical problems, and possible solutions. Educational Psychologist. doi:10.1080/00461520.2020.1861948.