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Harold Abel School of Psychology Department of Psychology

Bobby Hoffman

Specializations

  • MS in Psychology - Child and Adolescent Developme
  • MS in Psychology - Educational Psychology
  • MS in Psychology - Eval Research and Measurement
  • PhD in Psychology - Addiction Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Developmental Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Educational Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Industrial/Organization Psych

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2005
    Major: Educational Psychology
  • Master of Arts
    Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus, 1980
    Major: Human Resources Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus, 1976
    Major: Psychology

Publications

  • "Shared planning time: A novel context for studying teachers’ beliefs"Teacher’s College Record 2008
  • "Metacognitive prompts and mental multiplication: A qualitative problem-solving model"Cognition and Instruction 2010
  • "Learning Theory and Assessment"Pearson Custom Publishing 2006
  • "Cognitive efficiency: A conceptual and measurement comparison. "Learning and Instruction 0001
  • "Conceptions of efficiency: Applications in learning and problem-solving. Educational Psychologist, 45, 1-14."Educational Psychologist 2009
  • "Motivational engagement in video gaming: A mixed methods study"Educational Technology Research & Development 2009
  • "The influence of self-efficacy and working memory capacity on problem-solving efficiency"Learning and Individual Differences 2008
  • "The influence of self-efficacy and metacognitive prompting on math problem-solving efficiency"Contemporary Educational Psychology 2007
  • "Comparing the deviation and likelihood models of cognitive efficiency" 0001
  • "I think I can, but I’m afraid to try: The influence of self-efficacy and anxiety on problem-solving efficiency"Learning & Individual Differences 0001
  • "The effects of informational complexity and working memory capacity on problem-solving efficiency"Asian Pacific Educational Review 2007
  • "Motivation for Learning & Performance"Elsevier/Academic Press 0001
  • "Educational Psychology: Reflection for Action "John Wiley & Sons 2007
  • "Hack Your Motivation" 2017
  • "Educational Psychology in Modules"McGraw Hill 2008
  • "The effect of single-sex instruction in a large, urban at-risk high school"Journal of Educational Research 2007

Presentations

  • "annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association"Conceptions of cognitive efficiency: Applications in learning and problem solving.
    Denver, CO. April 2010
  • "annual meeting of the American Psychological Association"The effect of self-efficacy and metacognitive prompting on math problem-solving efficiency
    San Francisco. August 2007
  • "annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association"Judging self-efficacy: A comparison of accuracy and efficiency
    San Diego, CA. April 2009
  • "annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association"The Effect Of Single-Sex Instruction On Student Achievement, Classroom Culture, And Teacher Efficacy In A Large Urban At-Risk High School
    San Francisco, CA. April 2006
  • "annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association"I think I can, but I’m afraid to try: The influence of self-efficacy and anxiety on problem-solving efficiency
    New York, NY. March 2008
  • "annual meeting of the ED-MEDIA--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications"Analyzing students’ responses to metacognitive prompting in mathematical problem solving through a qualitative lens
    Vienna, Austria. July 2008
  • "annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association"The influence of self-efficacy on problem-solving efficiency
    Chicago, IL. April 2007
  • "annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association"Motivational engagement: Calibrating commitment
    San Diego, CA. April 2009
  • "annual meeting of the American Psychological Association"Measuring cognitive efficiency: A comparison of methods
    San Diego, CA. August 2010

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