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Hulleman, Chris

Chris Hulleman

Primary Appointment

Curry School of Education

Contact Information

Telephone: 434-924-6998

Research Interests

Developing interventions that boost motivation, learning, and achievement in school and sports.

Research Description

I conduct research on educational interventions grounded in theories of social and personality psychology, motivation, and human development. Recently, my work has focused on examining the extent to which helping students find relevance in their coursework for their lives increases learning and interest. I partner with practitioners and other researchers to develop interventions that boost motivation, learning, and achievement in school and sports. Examples of this include a national researcher-practitioner network, a national network of researchers focused on learning mindsets, and a national researcher-practitioner network focused on the transition to college. For more information on my motivation research, see the Motivation Research Institute website. I also conduct research on methods of evaluating the extent to which educational interventions were implemented as designed (i.e., intervention fidelity). My research on fidelity includes preschool science classrooms (e.g., ECHOS, RISE), the contribution of the Responsive Classroom Approach to children?s social and academic growth, and interventions designed to increase value for students in STEM and other subject areas. Selected Publications

Selected Publications

Rozek CS, Svoboda RC, Harackiewicz JM, Hulleman CS, Hyde JS, Utility-value intervention with parents increases students' STEM preparation and career pursuit., 2017; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. () PMID: 28096393 |

Lazowski Rory A, Hulleman Chris S, Motivation Interventions in Education: A Meta-Analytic Review, ; Review of Educational Research. 86(2) 602-640 |

Yeager DS, Romero C, Paunesku D, Hulleman CS, Schneider B, Hinojosa C, Lee HY, O'Brien J, Flint K, Roberts A, Trott J, Greene D, Walton GM, Dweck CS, Using Design Thinking to Improve Psychological Interventions: The Case of the Growth Mindset During the Transition to High School., 2016; Journal of educational psychology. 108(3) 374-391 PMID: 27524832 | PMCID: PMC4981081

Hulleman C S, Barron K E, Kosovich J J, Lazowski J, Lipnevich A.A, Preckel F, Robers RD, Psychosocial skills and school systems in the Twenty-First century: Theory, research, and applications, ; Springer International Publishing. () 241-278 |

Abry Tashia , Hulleman Chris S, Rimm-Kaufman Sara E, Using Indices of Fidelity to Intervention Core Components to Identify Program Active Ingredients, ; American Journal of Evaluation. 36(3) |

Kosovich J. J, Hulleman C. S, Barron K.E, Getty S., A practical measure of student motivation: Establishing validity evidence for the expectancy-value-cost scale in middle school, ; The Journal of Early Adolescence. 35(5) 790-816 |

Flake Jessica K, Barron Kenneth E, Hulleman Christopher , McCoach Betsy D, Welsh Megan E, Measuring cost: The forgotten component of expectancy-value theory, ; Contemporary Educational Psychology. 41() 232-244 |