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Taylor W. Acee, Ph.D.

Dr. Taylor Acee
Taylor W. Acee

Office: ASBN 401C
Phone: 512.245.7903

Dr. Taylor W. Acee is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Developmental Education within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, where he currently serves as the Master's Program Coordinator. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in educational psychology at The University of Texas and his B.S. in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. He teaches doctoral- and master’s-level courses in the areas of student motivation and self-regulation, developmental education, and quantitative research methods. He also has experience teaching and co-coordinating undergraduate learning-to-learn courses. His program of research is focused on cognitive, metacognitive, motivational, and affective factors that contribute to and detract from student success in postsecondary education. Dr. Acee is internationally known for his work on motivational interventions, academic boredom, and strategic learning assessments and interventions.

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