John C. Walsh

John C. Walsh

On leave

Office: MacLaurin A467

BGS, MA, PhD (Simon Fraser), R. Psych

Area of expertise

Educational Psychology (Learning, Development, and Instructional Sciences)

  • Cognition and motivation
  • Quantitative methods
  • Multivariate techniques
  • School psychology
  • Assessment of children with learning problems

Dr. Walsh has a keen interest in how individuals acquire a sense of self-efficacy, and how these self-perceptions influence achievement and persistence. His research has appeared in the Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Psychological Reports, Elementary School Journal, Educational Studies, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Canadian Journal of Education, Canadian Journal of Counselling, Canadian Journal of Educational Exceptionality, Alberta Journal of Educational Research, and a number of British and American medical journals. He has also contributed chapters to edited books published by Sage, Pearson, and Springer-Verlag.

ED-D 500 Learning Principles 

ED-D 560 Statistical Methods in Education

ED-D 562 Advanced Statistical Methods in Education