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Dr. Jeannine E. Turner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems in the College of Education at Florida State University. She joined the faculty in Fall 2004. Her research focuses on issues of motivation, emotions, instruction, and learning. Her current research interests include motivation, learning and “transfer of knowledge” of pre-service teachers; motivation and emotions of teachers with respect to professional development and implementation; and engineering students’ motivation and knowledge transfer.
Dr. Turner is most known for her research on students’ experiences of academic shame. She has authored several articles for academic journals such as Journal of Educational Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Psychology Review, and Journal of Advanced Academics. She has also published book chapters in Emotions in education and Advances in teacher emotion research: The impact on teachers’ lives.
Her students have conducted research in the areas of teachers’ motivation for whole-school reform; pre-service teachers’ motivation and learning; students’ motivation and beliefs about learning; students’ motivation and anxiety about learning a second language, and individuals’ perceptions and beliefs about climate change. As such, her students have helped expand her research endeavors.
Turner teaches courses in Motivation and Emotions, Educational Psychology, Classroom Assessment, and Lifespan Development.
She earned both her M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin.