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Stephen Vassallo Associate Professor School of Education

PhD, Educational Psychology, Michigan State University
BA, Psychology, Brooklyn College

In his teaching and scholarship, Vassallo works to merge perspectives to critically explore issues related to teaching and learning, especially in the context of academic self-regulation. He draws from sociology, philosophy and educational psychology to critically examine some of the ethical, conceptual and pedagogical complexities associated with teaching self-regulated learning. Using these perspectives, Vassallo explores the implicit and explicit roles that choice, control, autonomy and freedom play in efforts to teach and learn self-regulation. Vassallo published Critical Educational Psychology to widespread acclaim in 2017.
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Spring 2021

  • EDU-420 Psychology of Education

Summer 2021

  • EDU-620 Theories Ed Psych & Human Dev

Fall 2021

  • EDU-420 Psychology of Education

  • EDU-620 Theories Ed Psych & Human Dev