Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 11:40:54 AM Thu, 20 Aug 2015 
 Contact Information
Dr. Anne Rinn
Assistant Professor-Educational Psychology
Contact address   1155 Union Circle, #311335, Denton, TX 76203     Office Location316H 
Email  anne.rinn@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-4037   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership- Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
PhD Educational Psychology Indiana University 2004
BS Psychology University of Houston 2000
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015DFST1013001Human Development Download Syllabus
Summer 3W1 2015EPSY5000600Introduction to Educational Psychology  
Spring 2015DFST1013001Human Development Download Syllabus
Spring 2014DFST1013005Human Development Download Syllabus
Fall 2011EDSP5120026Program Planning for the Education of Gifted  
Fall 2011EDSP5120020Program Planning for the Education of Gifted  
Fall 2011EDSP5105026Nature and Needs of the Gifted and Talented  
Fall 2011EDSP5105020Nature and Needs of the Gifted and Talented  
Fall 2010EDSP5120020Program Planning for the Education of Gifted and Talen72 
Fall 2010EDSP5105020Nature and Needs of the Gifted and Talented Student90 
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssociate ProfessorEducational PsychologyEducationUniversity of North Texas
2010-2012Assistant ProfessorEducational PsychologyEducationUniversity of North Texas
2007-2010Assistant ProfessorPsychologySocial SciencesUniversity of Houston-Downtown
2004-2007Assistant ProfessorPsychologyPsychologyWestern Kentucky University
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
Dai, D. Y, Rinn, A. N., & Tan, X. (2013). When the big fish turns small: Effects of participating in gifted summer programs on academic self-concepts. Journal of Advanced Academics, 24(1), 3-25.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
DeFreitas, S. C., & Rinn, A. N. (2013). Explaining the lower academic achievement of first generation college students: The role of academic self-concept. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 13(1), 57-67.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Rinn, A. N., & Reynolds, M. J. (2012). Overexcitabilities and ADHD in the gifted: An examination. Roeper Review, 34(1), 1-8.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Periathiruvadi, S., & Rinn, A. (2012). Technology in gifted education: A review of best practices and empirical research. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 45(2), 153-169.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Rinn, A. N. (2012). Implications for the affective needs of gifted individuals: A response to Subotnik, Olszewski-Kubilius, & Worrell (2011). Gifted Child Quarterly, 56(4), 206-209.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2010-2012National Association for Gifted ChildrenAssociate Editor for Collaborative Publications 
2009-2012Roeper ReviewBook Review Editor 
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2010-2012The influence of educational climate on college women’s attrition from STEM fields.National Science Foundation499,995.00Co-PIActive
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2010Effects of participating in gifted summer programs on academic self-conceptsUniversity of Houston-Downtown$3,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2008Self-concepts of postsecondary students from diverse backgrounds and of varying ability levelsUniversity of Houston-Downtown$2,550Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2007A longitudinal examination of the self-concepts of gifted adolescentsWestern Kentucky University$6,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2005-2006Teachers' percpetions of giftedness and ADHDWestern Kentucky University$4,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
2004-2005Validity of self-concept instrumentsWestern Kentucky University$1,000Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2011Award for Excellence in ResearchMensa Education and Research Foundation
2008Pi Gamma Mu Advisor Recognition AwardUniversity of Houston-Downtown
2006Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate TeachingWestern Kentucky University
2005Sigma Nu Outstanding Faculty MemberWestern Kentucky University
2004Doctoral Student AwardNational Association for Gifted Children
2004Frieda Alice Renfro Dissertation AwardIndiana University
2003Outstanding Associate Instructor AwardIndiana University
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