Emma Burns

Research Officer

Emma C. Burns completed her PhD in educational psychology at UNSW in 2017. She received her bachelors degree in neuroscience, magna cum laude, from Boston University. 

Subject areas

Publications

Conference Posters
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Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2016, 'Understanding the role of adaptability and personal best (PB) goals from a social cognitive perspective: a cross-sectional examination of Australian high school students', presented at International Conference on Motivation, 11 August 2016 - 14 August 2016
2016
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2015, 'Predictors and consequences of growth (‘personal best’) goals', presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, 13 August 2015 - 16 August 2015
2015
Collie RJ; Burns EC; Martin AJ; Papworth B; Ginns P, 2015, 'Students' interpersonal relationships, personal best (pb) goals, and academic engagement', presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, 13 August 2015 - 16 August 2015
2015
Conference Presentations
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Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2017, 'The Role of Personal Best (PB) Goal Setting in Students’ Learning Strategy Use and Achievement Trajectories: A Latent Growth Model', presented at Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference, 19 November 2017 - 24 November 2017
2017
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2017, 'Personal Best (PB) Goal Setting and Students’ Engagement and Achievement Trajectories', presented at New South Wales Institute for Educational Research Annual Meeting, 11 November 2017 - 11 November 2017
2017
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2017, 'Adaptability, personal best (PB) goals, and student outcomes: Longitudinal analysis from a social cognitive perspective', presented at Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, 06 April 2017 - 10 April 2017
2017
Stringer J; Zumbrunn S; Burns EC, 2017, 'Measurement of pre-service teacher achievement goals: A mixed methods approach', presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, 10 August 2017 - 13 August 2017
2017
Journal articles
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Burns EC; Martin AJ; Mansour M; Anderson M; Gibson R; Liem GAD, 2019, 'Motivational Processes That Support Arts Participation: An Examination of Goal Orientations and Aspirations', Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/aca0000242
2019
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Evans PA, 2019, 'The role of teacher feedback-feedforward and personal best goal setting in students' mathematics achievement: a goal setting theory perspective', EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2019.1662889
2019
Burns EC; Bostwick KCP; Collie RJ; Martin AJ, 2019, 'Understanding Girls’ Disengagement: Identifying Patterns and the Role of Teacher and Peer Support using Latent Growth Modeling', Journal of Youth and Adolescence, vol. 48, pp. 979 - 995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10964-019-00986-4
2019
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2019, 'Understanding the Role of Personal Best (PB) goal setting in students' declining engagement: A latent growth model', Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 111, pp. 557 - 572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/edu0000291
2019
Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL; Burns EC; Bostwick KCP; Tarbetsky AL, 2019, 'Growth goals and growth mindset from a methodological-synergistic perspective: lessons learned from a quantitative correlational research program', International Journal of Research and Method in Education, vol. 42, pp. 204 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1743727X.2018.1481938
2019
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2019, 'Examining the yields of growth feedback from science teachers and students' intrinsic valuing of science: Implications for student- and school-level science achievement', Journal of Research in Science Teaching, vol. 56, pp. 1060 - 1082, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tea.21546
2019
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2018, 'Adaptability, personal best (PB) goals setting, and gains in students’ academic outcomes: A longitudinal examination from a social cognitive perspective', Contemporary Educational Psychology, vol. 53, pp. 57 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2018.02.001
2018
Ginns P; Martin AJ; Durksen TL; Burns EMMA; Pope A, 2018, 'Personal Best (PB) goal-setting enhances arithmetical problem-solving', The Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 45, pp. 533 - 551, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-018-0268-9
2018
Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2017, 'Understanding the role of adaptability and personal best (PB) goals in students’ academic outcomes: A social cognitive perspective', British Journal of Educational Psychology Monograph Series, vol. 12, pp. 111 - 131, https://shop.bps.org.uk/publications/publication-by-series/british-journal-of-educational-psychology/bjep-monograph-series-ii-part-12-the-role-of-competence-and-beliefs-in-teaching-and-learning.html
2017
Martin AJ; Burns EC; Collie RJ, 2017, 'ADHD, personal and interpersonal agency, and achievement: Exploring links from a social cognitive theory perspective', Contemporary Educational Psychology, vol. 50, pp. 13 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2016.12.001
2017
Durksen TL; Martin AJ; Burns EC; Ginns P; Williamson D; Kiss J, 2017, 'Conducting research in a medical science museum: Lessons learned from collaboration between researchers and museum educators.', Journal of Museum Education, vol. 42, pp. 273 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10598650.2017.1339171
2017
Lee J; Chung K; Park H; Burns E, 2016, 'Dimensions of Maternal Self-Concept at Three Stages of Motherhood', Journal of Child and Family Studies, vol. 25, pp. 2924 - 2938, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10826-016-0433-6
2016
Martin AJ; Burns EC, 2014, 'Academic buoyancy, resilience, and adaptability in students with ADHD', The ADHD Report, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1521/adhd.2014.22.6.1
2014
Burns E; Martin AJ, 2014, 'ADHD and adaptability: The roles of cognitive, behavioural, and emotional regulation', Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, vol. 24, pp. 227 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jgc.2014.17
2014
Other
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Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ, 2018, Using personal best goal setting to promote students’ academic improvement. In ‘EducationHQ Australia’., https://au.educationhq.com/news/47631/using-personal-best-goal-setting-to-promote-students-academic-improvement/
2018
Burns E; Martin AJ; Collie R, 2018, Personal best goal setting can buffer student disengagement: opinion. In ‘Education Review’, August
2018