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John Keller. Dissertation Supervision


During my career I had 57 Ph.D. students who graduated and 1 who is still in process as of July, 2014. The following table lists dates, people, and titles for all of those for whom I have data.


Dissertations Sponsored at FSU


2014 (In Process)

Fradel, John. Design and use of video clips to stimulate and sustain curiosity in large undergraduate lecture classes (working title)



Im, Tami. The effects of emotional support and cognitive motivational messages on math anxiety, self-efficacy, and math problem solving. 


Puspitasari, Kristanti. The effects of learning strategy intervention and study time management intervention on students’ self-regulated learning, achievement, and course completion in a distance education learning environment. 


Warren, Daniel. The effect of adaptive confidence strategies in computer-assisted instruction on learning and learner confidence.



Shen, E (Jack). The effects of agent emotional support and cognitive motivational messages on math anxiety, learning, and motivation.


Son, Chanhee. The effects of pedagogical agent-delivered persuasive messages with fear appeal on learners’ attitude change.



Perez, Roberto. Animated pedagogical agents as Spanish language instructors.



Kim, ChanMin. Effects of motivation, volition, and belief change strategies on attitudes, study habits, and achievement in mathematics education.


Oh, Seung-Yoon. The effects of reusable motivational objects in designing reusable learning object-based instruction.


Xiao, Ling. How goal orientations, perceived competence, and strategy training affect college students' use of self-regulated learning strategies and achievement in learning.


Tozoglu, Dogan. Effects of students ratings feedback on instructional practices, teaching effectiveness, and student motivation.



Park, Sanghoon. The effects of seductive augmentation and agent role on learning interest, achievement, and attitude.


Suh, Sookyung. The effect of using guided questions and collaborative groups for complex problem solving on performance and attitude in a web-enhanced learning environment.



Urena, Carla A. Skill acquisition in ballet dancers: The relationship between deliberate practice and expertise.



Joung, Sunyoung. The effects of high-structure cooperative versus low-structure collaborative design on online debate in terms of decision making, critical thinking, and interaction pattern.


Park, Byungho. Faculty adoption and utilization of Web-assisted instruction (WAI) in higher education: Structural equation modeling (SEM).



Franchi, Jorge. Comparison of learning and performance styles of cross-cultural populations in a global corporate organization (Puerto Rico, Colombia, United States).


Hwang, Suk. An examination of the relationships among major performance factors and performance.



Jo, Il-Hyun. The effects of concept mapping on college students' comprehension of expository text.



Curless, Todd A. Optimization of motivational tactics in self-paced learning.



Wen, Hui Min. The Effects of Task Structure on Group Process and Quality of Group Product and the Effects of Group Process on Quality of Group Product in Cooperative Project-based Learning Environment.


Dean, Linda M. A comparison of learners' and managers' perceived importance of factors contributing to learner satisfaction in continuing professional education.


Russell, Winsome Antoinette Marie. Relationships among personal attributes, motivation, and productivity outcomes in a cooperative learning environment.



Young, Andrea Clendenning. The effects of a guided questioning procedure on quality of group solutions and metacognitive-related discourse in cooperative learning groups.



Pantel, David. The Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Job Analysis Model to Identify and Prioritize High Liability Tasks.



Cuevas, Anthony. The Effects of Task-Involving and Instructors' Modeling of Program Help Use on Help-Seeking while Learning to Use a Programming System.



Hirumi, Atsusi. An empirical evaluation of a model to determine the relationship between learners' attitudes toward instruction and learners' acquisition of verbal information and intellectual skills.



Ko, Peter. The Effects of Compressed Speech on Advanced Chinese EFL Leaders' Short-Term Listening Comprehension and Confidence.


Foxon, Marguerite. Using Action Planning to Facilitate Transfer of Training.


Lombardo, Charles J. The Effects of Self-Focus and Self-Concept of Ability on Performance, Effort, and Interest.


Stevens, Gregory Lee. An Examination of Level Four Evaluation in the Context of Rogers' Innovation-Decision Process Model.


Taguchi, Mina. Images of Teachers in Instructional System Design: Through Literature over Time.



Naime, Bahia Naime. Validation of Attention and Confidence as Independent Components of the ARCS Motivational Model.



Saad, Abdulrahim Mohd. The effects of textual display and time on the learning of text materials containing adjunct questions.


Visser, Jan. Enhancing Learner Motivation in an Instructor-Facilitated Learning Context.



Laugen, Linda Fay. The Effect of Skill Self-Evaluation and Feedback on Motivation, Attitudes, and Performance.


Ley, Kathryn L. The Effects of Attitude Modeling and Skill Modeling on Learner Instructional Motivation.


Price, Catherine B. The Influence of Testual Display in Printed Instruction on Attention and Performance.


Sanyal, Deepa. The Effects of Learner Generated Summary Versus Text Provided Summary on Comprehension.


Song, Sang Ho. The Effects of Motivationally Adaptive Computer-Assisted Instruction Developed through the ARCS Model.


Bickford, Nancy. The Systematic Application of Principles of Motivation to the Design of Print Instructional Materials.



Klein, James Douglas. The Effects of Student Ability, Locus of Control, and Type of Instructional Control on Motivation and Performance.



Dissertations Sponsored at Syracuse University



Dodge, Bernard. Learner Interest and Continuing Motivation in Response to Instructional Text.



Millet-Smith, Jeanne. The Relationship of Locus of Control, Achievement Motivation, Perceived Instrumentality and Burnout in Registered Professional Nurses.



Kopp, Thomas. Sensation Seeking Tendency, Learning Style, and Treat Emotional Characteristics as Predictors of Affect, Performance and Reported Boredom in College Lecture Instruction.


Webster, Don. Effect of Motivational Design Elements in Bibliographic Instruction.



Florini, Barbara. Use of Perceived Instrumentality as a Motivational Variable to Increase the Effectiveness of an Instructional Game.


Ullagaddi, Sarojini. Achievement Motivation, Self Concept, and Perceived Instrumentality in Relation to the Academic Performance of "High Risk" Community College Students.



Achtzehn, James. The Analysis of Three Approaches in Assessing Cognitive Sex Information among Deaf College Students.


Boone, Morell. Expectancies and Values as Predictors of Motivation of Pre-Decisional Information Search.


Coleman, Terrance. Locus of Control and Student Perceived Structure of Classroom Learning Environments as Predictors of Academic Performance and Attitudes.


McIntosh, Donald. Student Choice of Instructional Methods: Personalized System of Instruction vs. Lecture-Discussion.


Theall, Michael. Angular versus Struniform Contour Changes as Determinants of the Detection of Visual Stimuli at Threshold.


Vance, Charles. Development and Testing of a Prescriptive Strategy on the Use of Humor in Instructional Design.



Hunter, Robert. The Nature and Effects of Perceived Instrumentality in Relation to Academic Performance.


Murphy, Francis. Alleviating the Effects of Learned Helplessness on the Reading Achievement of Secondary Reading Deficient Students.



Loiacono, Ronald. Differential Response Patterns of Achievers and Non-Achievers as a Function of Locus of Control.


Yacobacci, H. Patricia. An Investigation of Spatial and Temporal Coding Strategies Used by Hearing and Hearing Impaired.




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