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Madjar, Nir

Nir Madjar is a post-doctoral research fellow at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. His main research interests are contextual factors (such as classroom goal structure, teacher gender and expectations), and personal attributes (such as gender, fear of failure and personal epistemological beliefs), which affect students’ motivation, engagement and performance in school. His study is based primarily on the theoretical frameworks of Achievement Goal Orientations and Expectancy Value Theory.
See also http://www.stepsstudy.org/

Dr. Madjar received a Master’s degree in educational psychology from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel at 2007. During the past six years he has been teaching and supervising students in various levels and courses, such as “Student Motivation and Personal Epistemology”, “Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods”, and “ Introduction to Psychology”, and “Theories of Personality” at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev  and Sapir College. On 2009 he was honoured with Award of Excellence in Teaching by the President of Ben-Gurion University in the Negev.

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