Professor of Teaching

Reed Lodge

Reed Lodge 225

2950 SW Jefferson Way

2950 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Society for Teaching of Psychology (STP) - Member
  • American Psychological Association (APA) - Division 15 & Division 2 Member
  • Southwest Consortium for Innovative Psychology in Education (SCIPIE) Member
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA) - Division C Member
  • National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition (NCIC) Lifetime Member
  • Psi Chi International Honor Society of Psychology Lifetime Member
  • Ph.D.   - University of Oklahoma, 2018
  • M. Ed.  - University of Oklahoma, 2015
  • B.A.     - Psychology, Whitworth University, 2012
  • Culturally Response Teaching and the Brain, Virtual. Co-facilitated a four-part workshop based on Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, by Zaretta Hammond.
  • Cultural Competence Advisory Committee, Delta State University. Appointed by the Dean of the College of Education to advise the college in steps to be more inclusive and culturally competent in their teaching, service, and scholarship.
Honors and Awards: 
  • LGBTQ Fund of Mississippi Grant recipient for both 2020 & 2021 to use toward LGBTQ+ initiatives around the Mississippi Delta.
Curriculum Vitae: 
Office Hours: 
MW 2p-3:30p PST

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Dr. Goldman earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 2018, with an emphasis on the cognitive and motivational aspects of learning. Her current research focuses on increasing first-generation college student retention in higher education through task value and engagement interventions. Dr. Goldman taught at Delta State University for 3 years prior to moving to Oregon State University.  

Affiliated with: 
Sch of Psychological Science
OSU Main Campus
Courses Taught: 
  • PSY 298: Quantitative Methods 
  • PSY 301: Research Methods
Research/Career Interests: 

Interested in student motivation and facilitating engagement through perceived instrumentality.