Voices of Scholarship

 

 

Sara Finney

 

Associate Professor of Graduate Psychology
Associate Assessment Specialist with the Center for Assessment and Research Studies

Associate Professor of Graduate Psychology

Associate Assessment Specialist with the Center for Assessment and Research Studies

 

Dr. Sara Finney discusses her research on issues and techniques broadly related to measurement and statistics in psychology and education. Her scholarship focuses on the presence of less-than-ideal conditions for research, quality of measures, the measurement of academic entitlement, and test-taking motivation for students.


The Voices of Scholarship is a collaboration between JMU’s Office of Research and Scholarship and the Center for Faculty Innovation. More Voices

 

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JMU Students Re-establish Undergraduate Research Journal

March 20, 2014

The journal's mission is to promote, publish, and share the excellent scholarly research by undergraduate students across James Madison University. JMURJ seeks to connect James Madison University's undergraduate students in all fields of study with their peers, their school, and their community.

Solar Power Engineering Project Wins Award

March 5, 2014

JMU professor Dr. Jacquelyn Nagel and engineering student Benjamin Condro began conducting research exploring the possibility of making solar energy systems more sustainable during the summer of 2012 with funding from the Valley 25 x ‘25/IEER initiative.

The Lure of Undergraduate Research

February 5, 2014

JMU senior Zachary Ochoa ('14) is the embodiment of the "know what you want and work to get it" philosophy.

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