Researcher

Dr Paul Evans

My Expertise

education, music education, teacher training, schooling, motivation, psychological needs, music conservatories, 

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Biography

Dr Paul Evans is a senior lecturer in the School of Education at UNSW. His expertise is in educational psychology, particularly in relation to motivation, engagement, learning and teaching, and cognitive load. His research covers a wide range of domains and settings, including schools, music studios, and workplaces, and spanning childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

Dr Evans teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in educational...view more

Dr Paul Evans is a senior lecturer in the School of Education at UNSW. His expertise is in educational psychology, particularly in relation to motivation, engagement, learning and teaching, and cognitive load. His research covers a wide range of domains and settings, including schools, music studios, and workplaces, and spanning childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

Dr Evans teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in educational psychology, music psychology, and motivation. He is the Program Director for postgraduate coursework programs in the School of Education. He supervises PhD, Master's, and honours level research projects in a range of areas related to motivation, engagement, and learning.


My Qualifications

PhD (Music Education) (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Master of Music Education (University of Western Australia), Bachelor of Music Bachelor of Education (Hons. 1) (UNSW)


My Research Supervision


Areas of supervision

Motivation

Cognitive Load Theory

Quantitative survey research


My Engagement

Member, International Society for Music Education (ISME)

Member, Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research (sempre)

International Affiliate, American Psychological Association (APA; Division 15: Educational Psychology)

International Affiliate, American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Member, Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

Member, Interntional Positive Psychology Association (IPPA)

Editorial Reviews

Frontiers in Pschology (Performance Science section)

 

Itinerant Journal Reviews

Psychology of Music

Research Studies in Music Education

Musicae Scientiae

British Journal of Educational Psychology

 

Conference Reviews

Australian Society for Music Education National Conference

 


My Teaching

Postgraduate classes:

EDST5112: Learning: Psychological and Social Perspectives

EDST5321: Motivation in Educational Settings

Undergraduate classes:

EDST2044: Motivation in Learning and Teaching

GENT0508: Music on my Mind: The Psychology of Music (equivalent to MUSC3102; EDST2092)

Previous classes

EDST1107: Introduction to Music Education

MUSC5121: Creativity in Music

MUSC3602: Creativity in Music Education

MUSC2502: Introduction to Secondary Music Education

MUSC4602: Music Teaching Experience

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Location

G50 Morven Brown Building

Contact

+61 2 9385 6950