Dr. Rayne A. Sperling

Dr. Rayne A. Sperling
Phone: 8148632261
Office Address:
202 Cedar Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park

Title

Associate Professor of Education (Educational Psychology)
Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

Department

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Programs

Educational Psychology

Other Penn State Affiliations

Children Youth and Families Consortium Social Science Research Institute

Biography

Rayne A. Sperling is an educational psychologist. Her research examines the measurement and promotion of learners' self-regulation including their motivation, metacognition, and strategic processing. Her work also addresses effective instructional manipulations, in both traditional and technology-rich environments, that are designed to promote learners' self-regulation, comprehension, decision making, and problem solving. Much of her work addresses issues of objective-based student assessment, construct measurement, and evaluation. She is currently the Editor of the Journal of Experimental Education.

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels

Adolescence
Adult
Childhood
Early Childhood

Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Educational Psychology

Education Levels

Early Childhood
Middle School/Junior High
Post-Secondary
Primary/Elementary
Professional Education
Secondary/High School

Individual Difference

Cognition
Collaboration
Human Development
Learning Processes
Motivation

Learning

Instructional Methods and Design
Learning Assessment
Learning Sciences
Learning Standards

Methodological Research

Evaluation
Institutional Research
Measurement
Multiple Methods
Qualitative Research
Quantitative Research

Technology

Instructional Design

Office Hours

Spring 2017:

Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-11:30 and by appointment