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John Froiland

Clinical Assistant Professor Educational PsychologyEducational Studies

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John Mark Froiland studies parental autonomy support, intrinsic motivation to learn, student engagement, and positive psychology interventions. He has developed an intervention that supports autonomy supportive parent-child communication, positive emotions toward learning, and intrinsic motivation to learn among elementary school students. He has also developed a comprehensive positive psychology intervention that supports the development of lifetime gratitude and positive emotions toward learning among college students. He is on the editorial board of Journal of Attention Disorders, Educational Psychology, and School Psychology International. He is thankful to return to Purdue after being an IES Postdoctoral Fellow here a few years ago. He teaches courses related to his research such as Learning and Motivation and a seminar on Positive Psychology Interventions.

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