Dr. John Mark Froiland
John Mark Froiland, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of School Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Froiland earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University, where he developed expertise in promoting intrinsic motivation and positive behavior. Dr. Froiland practiced as a school psychologist for 5 years, specializing in preventive problem-solving consultation and strategic interventions for improving learning and behavior. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Northern Colorado, Dr. Froiland was an Institute of Education Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow for two years in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Health and Human Sciences at Purdue University. His research interests include community supports for parent involvement and early childhood development, as well as helping parents to support children’s intrinsic motivation. Dr. Froiland has provided several full day APA approved problem-solving seminars for psychologists. He is also an Associate Editor with School Psychology International (London: Sage) and he is on the editorial board of Educational Psychology, published by Taylor and Francis.
John M. Froiland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of School Psychology
Department of School Psychology
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-2819 (office)
(970) 351-2625 (fax)
- Froiland, J. M., Peterson, A., & Davison, M. L. (2012). The long-term effects of early parent involvement and parent expectation in the USA. School Psychology International. Advance online publication. http://spi.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/07/31/0143034312454361.full.pdf
- Froiland, J. M., Powell, D. R., Diamond, K. E., & Son, S.-H. (in press). Neighborhood socioeconomic well-being, home literacy, and early literacy skills of at-risk preschoolers. Psychology in the Schools.
- Froiland, J. M., Oros, E., Smith, L. & Hirchert, T. (2012).Intrinsic motivation to learn: The nexus between psychological health and academic success. Contemporary School Psychology, 16, 91-101.
- Froiland, J. M. and Smith, L. (2012). Advancing the discussion about systematic behavioral observation, [Product Review of eCOVE Observation Software]. Journal of Attention Disorders. Advance online publication. http://jad.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/03/09/1087054712436585.full.pdf+html
- Froiland, J. M. (2011). Parental autonomy support and student learning goals: A preliminary examination of an intrinsic motivation intervention. Child and Youth Care Forum, 40 (2), 135-149. http://www.springerlink.com/content/c801555417m37777/
- Froiland, J. M. (2011). Response to Intervention as a vehicle for powerful mental health interventions in the schools. Contemporary School Psychology, 15, 35-42.
- Froiland, J. M. (2011). Examining the effects of location, neighborhood social organization, and home literacy on early cognitive skills in the United States. International Journal of Psychology: A biopsychosocial approach, 9, 29-42. http://www.psyjournal.vdu.lt/wp/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/2011-09_2.pdf
- Froiland, J.M. (2010). A developmental, educational, and school psychologist: How the late Jere Brophy’s integrative approach to children¹s motivation to learn can inform school-based practice. The School Psychologist, 64 (3), 22-26.
- Powell, D. R., Son, S-H., File, N. & Froiland, J. M. (2012). Changes in parent involvement across the transition from public school prekindergarten to first grade and children’s academic outcomes. The Elementary School Journal. Advance online publication: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/667726
- · Froiland, J. M. (2012, October). How to Promote Academic Success and Well Being with Motivation Psychology. Opening Keynote Address accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the World Society of Motivation Scientists and Professionals, Washington, DC.
- · Froiland, J. M. (2011, November). Location and neighbourhood social organization in the United States: How locale is related to home literacy and parental happiness via social organization. Paper presented at Spaces and Flows: An International Conference on Urban and Extraurban Studies, Prato, Tuscany, Italy.