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Carole Ames

 Professor Emeritus
  Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
 Ph.D., Purdue University
Carole Ames is a professor emeritus of educational psychology and former dean of the College of Education. She was interested in the development of social and academic motivation in children. Her research focused on the effects of classroom structure, competition, and teaching practices on children's motivation to learn, and on school and family relationships and specific strategies for increasing parental involvement in children’s learning.