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RIA # 132: Dr. Gale Sinatra on Conceptual Change Learning

Dr. Gale Sinatra

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Gale M. Sinatra, the Stephen H. Crocker Chair and Professor of Psychology and Education at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. She is the past Editor of the APA Division 15 journal, Educational Psychologist and she is currently the President Elect of Division 15. She is a Fellow of APA, AERA, and the Society for Text and Discourse. She heads the Motivated Change Research Lab, the mission of which is understanding the cognitive, motivational, and emotional processes that lead to attitude change, conceptual change, and successful STEM learning.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Conceptual Change Learning [00:00-17:15]

In this first segment, Gale shares about her research on conceptual change learning.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Gale’s Experience as a Journal Editor [17:16-32:53]

In segment two, Gale shares about how she came to be a journal editor and what she has learned in that role.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip [00:00-03:09]: Gale’s Next Book Project

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