Xin Tang

Ph.D, Docent (Associate Professor)

  • PL 9 (Siltavuorenpenger 5A)

    00014

    Finland

20002022

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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Xin-Tang-25

https://publons.com/researcher/1743563/xin-tang/

Dr. Xin Tang is a University Researcher while holding the title of Docent (equivalent to Associate Professor) at the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Helsinki.

He is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Youth and Adolescence (SSCI-Q1), Educational Psychology (SSCI-Q2), and Frontiers in Psychology (SSCI-Q2). He also serves as the steering group member for the CLIC doctoral program and Changing Education master program.

In general, he is interested in understanding how students are motivated to learn in the school, and how the school environment and teaching practices can help them to reach it.

Education/Academic qualification

Title of Docent, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Jyväskylä

Dec 2021 → …

Award Date: 1 Dec 2021

Educational Psychology, Ph.D, University of Jyväskylä

1 Sep 201315 Dec 2017

Award Date: 21 Dec 2017

Fields of Science

  • 515 Psychology
  • Motivation
  • curiosity
  • engagement
  • grit
  • wellbeing
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • teaching practices
  • observed measure
  • reading skills and development

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.