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Psychology Faculty - Cindy Stewart

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Cindy Stewart

Associate Professor of Psychology Psychology Research Coordinator

Office: N1063
(713) 221-8173
stewartci@uhd.edu

Dr. Cindy Stewart is an Associate Professor of Psychology, the Health and Behavioral Science Degree Program Coordinator, and the Psychology Research Coordinator. She served as the psychology program coordinator (2007-2011), and developed the psychology online degree program. Dr. Stewart is an Advisory Board Member for the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, and earned teaching excellence certifications from Quality Matters, the Online Learning Consortium, and Illinois Online Network.

​BS in Psychology (University of Houston)
MA in Developmental Psychology (University of Houston)
PhD in Developmental Psychology (University of Houston)

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  • HEA 2302 Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • HEA 3302 Aging and Wellness
  • HEA 4301 Special Projects in Health and Behavioral Science
  • PSY 1303 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 2310 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 3302 Educational Psychology
  • PSY 3303 Child Psychology
  • PSY 3305 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY 3309 Adult Psychology
  • PSY 3320 Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSY 3321 Behavioral Statistics
  • PSY 4315 Contemporary Parenting
  • PSY 4395 Special Projects in Psychology
  • SOS 4301 Special Projects in Social Science

Summary of Qualifications:

Dr. Stewart is an Associate Professor of Psychology. Dr. Stewart’s research examines constructivism and motivation in technology-based teaching and learning.

Teaching Experience:

2005-Present, Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Social Sciences, UHD

2002-2005, Lone Star College, Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Natural and Behavioral Science

2001-2002, Visiting Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Houston

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors:

Stewart, C., & Crone, T. (in press). Maintaining motivation in online students: An examination of the ARCS-V motivation model. In L. Kyei-Blankson & J. Blankson (Eds.), Handbook of research on strategic management of interaction, presence, and participation in online courses. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Johnson, R., Stewart, C., & Bachman, C. (2013). What drives students to complete online courses? What drives faculty to teach online? Validating motivation orientation in university students and faculty. Interactive Learning Environments.

Bachman, C., & Stewart, C. (2011). Self-determination theory and web-enhanced course template development, Teaching of Psychology, 38, 180-188.

Stewart, C., Bachman, C., & Johnson, R. (2010). Predictors of Faculty Acceptance of Online Education. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 6, 1-20.

Dr. Stewart's research interests are two-pronged. Dr. Stewart is a teaching scholar who uses scientific inquiry to improve her pedagogy, as well as her students' learning. Her research examines applications of motivation and cognitive-developmental theories to technology-based teaching and learning environments. Dr. Stewart's second area of research examines culpability attributions for female perpetrated intimate partner violence.


PUBLICATIONS

Book Chapter 

Stewart, C., & Crone, T. (2015). Maintaining motivation in online students: An examination of the ARCS-V motivation model. In L. Kyei-Blankson & J. Blankson (Eds.), Handbook of research on strategic management of interaction, presence, and participation in online courses. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

 

Journal Articles 

Johnson, R., Stewart, C., & Bachman, C. (2013). What drives students to complete online courses? What drives faculty to teach online? Validating motivation orientation in university students and faculty. Interactive Learning Environments.

 

Stewart, C., Moore, T., Crone, T., DeFreitas, S., & Rhatigan, D. (2012). Who gets blamed for intimate partner violence? The relative contributions of perpetrator sex category, victim confrontation, and observer attitudes. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27(18), 3739-3754.

 

Bachman, C. & Stewart, C. (2011). Self-determination theory and web-enhanced course template development. Teaching of Psychology, 38 (3), 180-188.

 

Rhatigan, D. L, Stewart, C., Moore, T. M. (2011).  Understanding attributions of blame and responsibility in female vs. male initiated partner violence.  Sex Roles, 64 (11), 875-887.


 

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