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.