Identity, Motivation, and Stereotype Threat: How do they matter for learning?

February 21, 2014

Social psychologists have learned a lot about how students’ sense of who they are and what is expected of them greatly influence academic achievement. This forum assembles leading lights to offer insight on the latest research in this field, and cutting-edge ideas about how digital technology might help or hinder educational ambitions.

Claude Steele, I. James Quillen Dean for the Stanford Graduate School of Education
Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
Geoff Cohen, James G. March Professor of Organizational Studies in Education and Business, Stanford University
Deborah Stipek, Judy Koch Professor of Education, Stanford University (moderator)