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A Mixed-Methods Study of Cognitive and Affective Learning During a Sophomore Design Problem-based Service Learning Experience
Authentic, real-world problem solving is an integral part of the engineering profession. Yet, research suggests that engineering education is primarily focused on well-defined and well-structuredExpand
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Engineering students' motivational beliefs: Development of a scale utilizing an expectancy, value, and cost framework
In the current study, researchers developed a 12-item instrument (Engineering Student Motivational Beliefs Scale; ESMBS) to assess engineering students' perceived expectancies, values, and costs of being an engineering major and pursuing an engineering career. Expand
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Beyond the Borderline: Expanding Our Repertoire to Address Relational Patterns and Power Dynamics Attendant to Diverse Personality Disorders
A present challenge in our field is that diverse and frequently comorbid patterns of personality disorder are not sufficiently addressed by existing evidence-based treatments. Authors in the specialExpand
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Further Examination of the Engineering Students' Motivational Beliefs Scale
Casey Williamson is a Psychological Sciences master’s student in the concentration of Experimental Psychology, and a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Engineering at James MadisonExpand
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Formulating Key Psychosocial Mechanisms of Psychopathology and Change in Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy
Abstract In Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy (IRT) a case formulation is used to understand clinical symptoms in light of learning that has occurred in close attachment relationships. In IRT,Expand
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Chapter 6 The Behavioral Shutdown Model : A Consilient Biopsychosocial View of Depression
The current chapter describes the Behavioral Shutdown Model – a new framework for understanding depression that moves past disputes about whether it is a disease, effectively aligning biological,Expand
Faculty Perceptions of Student Engagement: A Qualitative Inquiry
OLGA PIERRAKOS is an associate professor and founding faculty member of the James Madison University Department of Engineering. At JMU, Dr. Pierrakos is the Director of the Center for Innovation inExpand
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