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Below are selected publications by faculty and students in the Educational Psychology program. The articles are categorized by author and some have a link to the abstract or to the full article. For more information about a specific article, please contact the faculty member or department (419-530-2461).
Kumar, R., & Hamer, L. (2013). Preservice teachers’ attitudes and beliefs toward student diversity and proposed instructional practices: A sequential design. Journal of Teacher Education, 64 (2), 162-177.
Kumar, R., Seay, N., & Karabenick, S., (2011). Shades of White: Identity status, stereotypes, prejudice, and xenophobia.Educational Studies: A Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 47 (4), 347–378.
Kumar, R. (2006). Students’ experiences of home-school dissonance: The role of school academic culture and perceptions of classroom goal structures. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 31, 253–279.
Arunkumar, R., Midgley, C., & Urdan, T. (1999). Perceiving high or low home-school dissonance: Longitudinal effects on adolescent emotional and academic well being. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 4, 441–466.
Midgley, C., Arunkumar, R., & Urdan, T. (1996). “If I don’t do well tomorrow, there’s a reason.” Predictors of the use of self-handicapping strategies in middle school. Journal of Educational Psychology, 88, (3), 323–334.
Kumar, R., & Alvarado, A. (2013). Teachers’ cultural and professional identities and student outcome. In J. Hattie & E. M. Anderman (Eds.) International guide to student achievement (pp. 250-253). New York: Routledge
Kumar, R., Seay, N., Warnke, J., H. (2012). Risk and resilience in adolescents’ transnational school transitions: Academic motivation and psychological well-being. In S. Karabenick & T. Urdan (Eds.), Advances in Motivation and Achievement: Vol. 17.Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd.
Kumar, R., & Maehr, M.L. (2010). Schooling, cultural diversity and student motivation. In J. L. Meece & J. Eccles (Eds. pp. 308–323), Handbook of schools, schooling and human development. New York, NY: Routledge.
Kumar, R., & Karabenick, S. (2009). Creating productive learning environments in culturally pluralistic classrooms. In L.J. Saha & A.G. Dworkin (Eds.), The new international handbook of research on teachers and teaching, (pp. 653–657). Springer Publishing Co.
Kumar, R. (2008). The memorable Sister Candida and her passion for poetry. In F. Pajares & T. Urdan (Eds.), Adolescence and education: Making a teacher eternal: Scholars describe the teacher who made a difference, 6th ed. (pp. 31–42). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Kumar, R., & Maehr, M.L. (2007). Cultural interpretations of achievement motivation: A situated perspective. In F. Salili & R. Hoosain (Eds.), Culture, motivation, and learning: A multicultural perspective (pp. 43-66). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.