On August 8-11, 2019, members from the Research Laboratory for Digital Learning attending the Annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. Drs. Kui Xie and Vanessa Vongkulluksn are active members of APA division 15, Educational Psychology. The two had a chance to attend many events hosted by division 15, including a symposium on Communicating the Science of Learning in a Post-Truth World, an interactive workshop on How to Engage with Policy Makers, and the Presidential Address by Dr. Michael Nussbaum.
Drs. Vanessa Vongkulluksn and Kui Xie had a chance to present their research on Saturday, August 10th. They presented findings from their recent Spencer-funded project, including posters on Students’ Information Seeking Cognitive Behaviors in Science and Motivation and Classroom Factors of High School Students’ Information Seeking Self-Regulatory Strategy Use.
The trip was a successful one, with many chances to build professional networks with other scholars and gain new insights on cutting-edge educational psychology research.