Christine Vriesema

Christine Vriesema
Assistant Professor, Psychology,
University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire

Christine Vriesema is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. Her primary research interests focus on students and teachers in elementary and secondary school settings. She investigates how to increase teachers’ job satisfaction, which not only supports teachers’ own well-being and retention but can support their students’ motivation and achievement as well. In her second area of research she explores teachers’ and students’ experiences with making mistakes, specifically examining how school settings can shape the way teachers and students respond to academic setbacks. Dr. Vriesema received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Arizona.

Publications by Christine Vriesema
The Impact of Unmotivated Questionnaire Respondents on Data Quality
Education researchers use surveys widely. Yet, critics question respondents’ ability to provide high-quality responses. As schools increasingly use student surveys to drive policymaking, respondents’ (lack of) motivation to provide quality responses…