Suzanne H Jones
Suzanne Jones (Ph.D., Educational Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas) is an Associate Professor of Literacy with the School of Teacher Education and Leadership. Her research program investigates a “hot” topic: the influence of emotions while learning from texts in the science classroom. Specifically, she examines the role of emotions on conceptual change, belief change, and attitude change. Suzanne’s research also includes investigations in the area of reading comprehension that focus on text structure and interventions such as small group discussions and argumentation. Her research program also explores the development of collective classroom efficacy as an avenue to enhancing student achievement.