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Kim, Jung-In

Jung-In Kim PhD

Associate Professor
  • School of Education & Human Development

Email Address:jung-in.kim@ucdenver.edu

Primary Phone:303-315-4965

Jung-In Kim joined the School of Education & Human Development in 2009 and has led Learning Concentration (formerly, Educational Psychology) of the program of Learning, Developmental, and Family Sciences at the university.

Kim’s areas of research interest include (a) multilingual learners’ motivation and well-being in the mainstream school context or heritage language learning contexts, and (b) teachers’ motivational practices to support their multilingual learners’ motivation and well-being, in relation to teachers’ and students’ relational identities. Kim’s interests developed into embracing sociocultural, situated, and critical perspectives to understand students’ achievement motivation by examining teachers’ and students’ discourses and practices in contexts.

Kim has also conducted (c) cross-cultural studies of achievement motivation, investigating the roles of contextual factors in predicting adaptive motivation and (d) studies that examined motivation/emotions in instructional contexts in various group learning contexts.

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • BS, Seoul Women’s University
  • MS, University of Texas Austin
  • PhD, University of Texas Austin


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