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Manuela Jimenez Herrera

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Research Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3701
Biography

Manuela Jiménez is an assistant research professor with the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University. She received her doctorate in educational psychology – applied developmental sciences from the University of Virginia. Prior to her doctoral studies, Jiménez worked on the development, implementation and evaluation of Aulas en Paz, a socio-emotional learning program for elementary-aged children in her native Colombia.

Jiménez is interested in understanding how to better improve the support provided to teachers to engage in high-quality teaching practices that effectively promote children's learning, development and well-being. To achieve this goal, Jiménez's research focuses on identifying teacher characteristics associated with their engagement in high-quality practice, as well as features of teacher education and professional development that are directly related to improvements in practice. Jiménez then uses this research to inform the development and evaluation of professional development programs for early childhood and early elementary teachers. 

Education
  • Ph. D. Educational Psychology, Applied Developmental Sciences, University of Virginia 2014
  • M. Psy. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia 2008
  • B. Psy. Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia 2006

 

 

Research Activity
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 361Research Methods
SOC 391Research Methods
CDE 430Infant/Toddler Devel in Family
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
CDE 430Infant/Toddler Devel in Family
FAS 498Pro-Seminar
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
CDE 430Infant/Toddler Devel in Family
FAS 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 361Research Methods
FAS 390Supervised Research Experience
SOC 391Research Methods
FAS 499Individualized Instruction
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 498Pro-Seminar
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CDE 430Infant/Toddler Devel in Family
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FAS 361Research Methods
SOC 391Research Methods
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CDE 430Infant/Toddler Devel in Family
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CDE 430Infant/Toddler Devel in Family