• Dr. Goegan holds a PhD in psychological studies in education (PSE) from the University of Alberta (UofA). Her research and teaching focuses on important inclusive pedagogies, the transition from high school to postsecondary education and adaptive motivation. Dr. Goegan regularly incorporates motivation theory into her research including Self-Determination Theory (SDT), Attribution Theory, Expectancy-Value Theory, and Mindsets. Furthermore, she is a long-time advocate for individuals with Learning Disabilities (LD) and collaborates on many projects aimed to support these individuals in their academic pursuits and beyond. Moreover, due to the recent shift in education and an increased need for online learning, Dr. Goegan has examined the impact of instruction and assessment on university students with and without LD and their motivation, engagement, and perceptions of success.

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