Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) Fellow, UCLA
Department of Life Sciences Core Education, UCLA
Title: “Seductive Details in the Flipped Classroom: The Impact of Interesting but Educationally Irrelevant Information on Student Learning and Motivation”
In his current postdoctoral position, Jeffrey conducts education research, develops curricula, and teaches in the Life Sciences Core Education Department. His research is concentrated in two areas. (1) How video content delivery to undergraduate students in a “flipped classroom” format impacts motivational predictors of student achievement and persistence in STEM majors. (2) The development of of mindset interventions to improve self-efficacy, motivation, and metacognition in undergraduate students.