Jianling Xie

Department / Division

  • Educational Psychology Faculty


  • Instructor


Email: jx85@msstate.edu


  • 508 Allen Hall

Jianling Xie's Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A., Jiangxi Agricultural University, English
  • M.A., Nanchang University, English
  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University, Educational Psychology 

Research Interests

  • Motivation at school
  • Academic emotion
  • Second language acquisition

Courses Taught

  • Educational & Psychological Statistics
  • Personal and Motivation Factors in Education
  • Evaluating Learning
  • Human Development and Learning
  • Applied Learning Theory

Selected Publications

  • Xie, J., Wei, T., Zeng, Y., Lobsenz, J., & Chen, X. (2018). Learner perceptions of demotivators in the EFL classroom: Experiences of failure on learning outcomes. Journal of Asia TEFL, 15, 491-501
  • Xie, J., Yang, X., & Yu, Y. (2017). English for Agriculture and Forestry: Listening to Speak. Shanghai, China: Jiaotong University Press.
  • Xie, J., Xu, J.,  Wei, T., Giles, M., Zhan, Y., Zeng, Y., Huang, X., & Liu, X. (under review). Academic boredom among graduate students of education: A qualitative exploration of contributors, attribution, and coping.
  • Xu, J., Du, J., Liu, F., Huang, B., Sun, L., & Xie, J (under review). Homework intrinsic motivation,  favorability, time management, and achievement: Testing models of reciprocal influences.
  • Xie, J., Wei, T., Zhan, Y., Zeng, Y., Huang, X., Liu, X., & Gallo, K. (under review). Learner perceptions of demotivators in the EFL classroom: Conceptual framework and scale development.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Psychological Association Division 15: Educational Psychology
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS)
  • Midsouth Educational Research Association (MSERA)