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Usher Keynotes Conference

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Dr. Ellen Usher

Dr. Ellen Usher was invited to serve as a keynote speaker at Korea University’s annual conference sponsored by the Brain and Motivation Research Institute (bMRI). The conference theme was “Identity, Self-Efficacy, and Goals in Adolescent Motivation.” Usher spoke about the sources and effects of students’ and teachers’ self-efficacy. She also took part in a panel discussion with motivation researchers Dr. Mimi Bong (Korea University) and Dr. Tim Urdan (Santa Clara University). She also met with students to discuss how to succeed in graduate school and how to prepare for and seek a position in higher education.