Amy Schweinle

Amy Schweinle

Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

EDUCATION

Delzell Education Center 108B

Phone: (605) 677-5839

Email: Amy.Schweinle@usd.edu

Website: http://sites.usd.edu/amy-schweinle

Teaching Interests:

Applied and Psychological Statistics including multivariate, longitudinal data analysis, experimental design, regression designs Developmental Psychology Infant-Child Development


Education:

  • Ph D, Experimental Psychology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2001
  • MS, Experimental Psychology, The University of Texas at Arlington, 1998
  • BA, Psychology, Midwestern State University, 1993

Research:

  • Students' perspectives on elements of engagement for successful learning, University of South Dakota Research Catalyst Program, (2004 - 2005)

Grants:

  • Developmental Research Program for Medical Students (DRPMS), National Institutes of Health. Grant Role: Other. (2018 - 2023)
  • Factors That Help New Teachers Persist to Teaching in Rural Settings., BUsh Foundation in Sub-contract with NDSU. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2017 - 2018)
  • South Dakota Needs Scientists, Howard Hughes Memorial Institute.. Grant Role: Other. (2017 - Present)
  • Native American Healthcare Scholars Program - Subcontract, Department of Health and Human Services. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2015 - 2020)
  • Scholastic, Mental Health and Addiction Issues in College Students of Alcoholic Parents: Neural, Cognitive and Psychological Mediators, CBBRe. Grant Role: Supporting. (2014 - 2016)
  • Teacher Effects on Motivation in Ability Grouped Fifth Grade Mathematics Classes., Center for Teaching and Learning. Grant Role: Principal. (2010 - 2011)
  • Visiting Scholar, Teaching and Learning Grant. Grant Role: Principal. (2008 - 2009)
  • Motivation and food choices, USD Undergraduate Research. Grant Role: Supporting. (2008 - 2009)
  • Teacher Effects on Motivation in Ability Grouped Fifth Grade Mathematics Classes., USD Graduate School. Grant Role: Supporting. (2008 - 2009)
  • Great Plains Conference on the Teaching of Psychology (GP-CTOP)., American Psychological Society. Grant Role: Principal. (2007 - 2007)

Publications:

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  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara, and Schweinle, Amy. Multilevel Analysis of Child and Adolescent Subjective Well-Being across 14 Countries: Child- and Country-Level Predictors. In Children's Subjective Well-Being. Child Development, 2018.
  • Brown-Rice, Kathleen, Scholl, Jamie L., Fercho, Kelene A., Pearson, Kami, Kallsen, Noah A., Davies, Gareth, Ehli, Erik, Olson, Seth, Schweinle, Amy, Baugh, Lee A., and Forster, Gina. Neural and psychological characteristics of college students with alcoholic parents differ depending on current alcohol use, 284-296. Vol. 81. PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 2018. (DOI: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2017.09.010)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Schweinle, William, and Lawler, Michael J.. School Survey of Policy, Training, and Education Regarding Child Maltreatment. Presented to Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment Advisory Board, 2017.
  • Schweinle, Amy, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Schweinle, William, and Lawler, Michael J.. Jolene's Law Advisory Board: Follow-Up Survey of Mandatory Reporters. Presented to Center for Prevention of Child Maltreatment Advisory Board, 2017.
  • Bardhoshi, Gerta, Duncan, Kelly, and Schweinle, Amy. Predictors of Parent Involvement and their Impact on Accessing Postsecondary Education Facilitators. Vol. 14, Iss. 4. Journal of School Counseling, 2016.
  • Schwery, Denise, Hulac, David, and Schweinle, Amy. Understanding the gender gap in mathematics achievement: The role of self-efficacy and stereotype threat., 386-396. Vol. 10, Iss. 4. School Psychology Forum: Research in Practice, 2016.
  • Schweinle, Amy, Lawler, Michael J., Schweinle, William, and Sudhagoni, Ramu. Jolene's Task Force: Results of 2014 School Survey. In Presented to Jolene's Task Force of the SD Legislature..
  • Bjornestad, Andrea, Schweinle, Amy, and Elhai, Jon D.. Measuring secondary traumatic stress symptoms in military spouses With the PTSD Checklist Military Version (PCL-M)., 864-869. Vol. 202, Iss. 12. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 2014. (DOI: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000213)
  • Bardhoshi, Gerta, Schweinle, Amy, and Duncan, Kelly. Understanding the impact of school factors on school counselor burnout: A mixed methods study, 426-443. Vol. 4, Iss. 5. Greensboro, NC: The Professional Counselor, 2014. (DOI: doi:10.15241/gb.4.5.426)
  • Stachowitz, Annie L., Choi, Hee-sook, and Schweinle, Amy. The Use of the BASC-2 for the Screening of Female Adolescents At-Risk of Developing an Eating Disorder, 1063-1075. Vol. 51, Iss. 10. Psychology in the Schools, 2014. (DOI: 10.1002/pits.21804)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Engel, Sarah, Jiang, Xue, Schley, Elizabeth, and Tramp, Danelle. Fifth-grade students' motivation to learn: Mathematics and English. Vermillion, SD: Submitted to Gayville-Volin School District and Beadle Elementary, Yankton, SD, 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/01443410.2013.785049 )
  • Schweinle, Amy, Engel, Sarah, Jiang, Xue, Schley, Elizabeth, and Tramp, Danelle. Fifth-grade students' motivation to learn: Mathematics and English. Submitted to Gayville-Volin Schools and Beadle Elementary, Yankton, 2014.
  • Schweinle, Amy, Berg-Poppe, Patti, and Sorenson, Ashley R.. Preadolescent Perceptions of Challenging and Difficult Course Activities and Their Motivational Distinctions, 797-816. Vol. 33, Iss. 7. Educational Psychologist, 2013. (DOI: 10.1080/01443410.2013.785049)
  • Schweinle, Amy, and Helming, Luralyn. Success and motivation among college students., 529-546. Vol. 14, Iss. 1. Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011. (DOI: 10.1007/s11218-011-9157-z)
  • Elhai, J. D., Engadahl, R. M., Palmieri, P. A., Naifeh, J. A., Schweinle, Amy, and Jacobs, Gerard. Assessing posttraumatic stress disorder with or without reference to a single, worst traumatic event: Examining differences in factor structure, 629-634. Vol. 21. Psychological Assessment, 2009.
  • Rieck, M., and Schweinle, Amy. Correlation of Emotion and Food Choice in College Students.. In Submitted to Aramark Food Services at the University of South Dakota. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota, 2009.
  • Schweinle, Amy, Reisetter, M. F., and Stokes, V.. Elements of engagement for successful learning, 774-806. Vol. 14, Iss. 4. The Qualitative Report, 2009.
  • Schweinle, Amy, and Bjornestad, Andrea. Flow theory. In Psychology of Classroom Learning: An Encyclopedia, edited by Anderman, E., 413-416. Vol. 1. Detroit, MI: Macmillan , 2009.
  • Schweinle, Amy, and Mims, Grace. Mathematics self-efficacy: Stereotype threat versus resilience., 501-514. Vol. 12, Iss. 3. Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2009.
  • Schweinle, Amy. Understanding young adolescents' optimal experiences in academic settings, 125-146. Vol. 77, Iss. 2. Journal of Experimental Education, 2009.
  • Nelson, Deb, Kennedy, Beverly, Regnerus, Carissa, and Schweinle, Amy. Accuracy of Automated Blood Pressure Monitors, 35. Vol. 82, Iss. 4. Chicago, Ill: Journal of Dental Hygiene, 2008.
  • Long, M. E., Elhai, J. D., Schweinle, Amy, Gray, M. J., Grubaugh, A. L., and Frueh, B. C.. Differences in posttraumatic stress disorder diagnostic rates and symptom severity between Criterion A1 and non-Criterion A1 stressors., 1255-1263. Vol. 22. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 2008.
  • Morrison, Marcia, Gosmire, Doreen, and Schweinle, Amy. Effective professional development for rural educators: An in-depth glance.. In DIAL's interactive learning campus: Connecting, learning, and sharing, edited by D. Gosmire & M. Grady. Wessington Springs, SD: Dakota Interactive Academic Link, 2008.
  • Schweinle, Amy, and Stokes, Valerie. Sleep and academic functioning. In Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development, 27-37. Vol. 7. Growth: The Journal of the Association for Christians in Student Development, 2007.
  • Schweinle, Amy. Fifth-grade mathematics students' motivation to learn. In Submitted to Sioux Falls School District. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota, 2006.
  • Schweinle, Amy, Reisetter, Marcia, and Stokes, V.. Freshman student engagement at USD.. In Submitted to the University of South Dakota. Vermillion, SD: University of South Dakota, 2006.
  • Schweinle, Amy, and Nelson, Sharon. Can challenging classes be enjoyable?, 41-45. Vol. 9, Iss. 2. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2005.
  • Braunstein, Richard, and Schweinle, Amy. Explaining race disparities in South Dakota sentencing and incarceration, 440-474. Vol. 50, Iss. 3. South Dakota Law Review, 2005.
  • Schweinle, Amy. Accuracy of Teachers' Perceptions of the Students. Teacher Education and Practice.

Awards and Honors:

  • Belbas-Larson Teaching Award Nominee, University of South Dakota, 2014
  • Belbas-Larson Teaching Award Nominee, University of South Dakota, 2013
  • Belbas-Larson Teaching Award, University of South Dakota, 2008
  • Belbas-Larson Teaching Award Nominee, University of South Dakota, 2007

Presentations:

  • Giger, Jarod T., Newland, Lisa, Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara, Schweinle, Amy. Individual- and Country-Level Predictors of Children's Subjective Well-being in 14 Countries. Presented at the 6th Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators, Montreal, Canada. (June 2017)
  • Newland, Lisa, Giger, Jarod T., Lawler, Michael J., Roh, Soonhee, Brockevelt, Barbara, Schweinle, Amy. Child and adolescent subjective well-being across 14 countries: A multilevel analysis. Presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX. (April 2017)
  • Helming, Luralyn, Schweinle, Amy. Ability-grouped collect math students and their motivation to succeed. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. (August 2016)
  • Dykstra, Emily, Schweinle, Amy. Integrating motivation theories for international student academic motivation. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. (August 2016)
  • Dykstra, Emily, Schweinle, Amy. Symposium: What Explains Academic Success? Examining Success From Unique Motivational Perspectives.. Presented at the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. (August 2016)
  • Los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy. A hierarchical linear model of the interaction between student motivation and the instructional environment on academic outcome.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. (August 2016)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Schweinle, Amy. Goal Contents, Psychological Well-Being and Basic Need Satisfaction Among Physical Therapists. Presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Motivation, Chicago, Illinois. (May 26, 2016)
  • Los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy. Predicting Academic Outcome via Multiple Motivational Structures and Student Learning Environment. Presented at the American Psychology Association (APA) Conference, Denver, CO. (2016)
  • Dykstra, Emily, Schweinle, Amy. Creating the Student's Definition of Success Scale. Presented at the American Psychological Association , Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (August 2015)
  • Schley, Elizabeth A., Schweinle, Amy, Tramp, Danelle, Xue, Jiang. Fifth-grade students' motivation to learn: Mathematics and English. Presented at the American Psychological Association , Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (August 2015)
  • los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy, AnisAbdellatif, Musheera. Specific goals versus goal orientation in challenging college activities.. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual meeting , Toronto, Ontario, Canada.. (August 2015)
  • Dykstra, Emily, Los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy. Creating the Student's Definition of Success Scale. Presented at the American Psychology Association (APA) Conference, Toronto, Canada. (2015)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Los, Ryan, Anis, Musheera. Motivation to repeat a challenging activity as a function of recalled emotion and experience. Presented at the American Psychological Association annual conference, Washington, D.C.. (August 2014)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Los, Ryan, AnisAbdellatif, Musheera. Motivation to Repeat a Challenging Activity as a Function of Recalled Emotion and Experience. Presented at the annual APA Conference. , Washington, DC. (August 2014)
  • Dykstra, Emily, Schweinle, Amy, Jiang, Xue, Tramp, Danelle. Accessing preschooler's motivation: A methodological study. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. (May 2014)
  • Los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy. How Self-Regulation and Self-Efficacy May Impact Academic Outcome.. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. (May 2014)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Dykstra, Emily, Jiang, Xue, Tramp, Danelle. Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Efficacy Among Preschoolers. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. (May 2014)
  • Helming, Luralyn, Schweinle, Amy. Motivation and math anxiety for ability grouped college math students. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA. (May 2014)
  • Helming, Luralyn, Schweinle, Amy. Transitioning to math emporium, the impact on student motivation and performance.. Presented at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Commons Conference, Savannah, GA. (March 2014)
  • Los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy. College Student's Recollection of and Motivation to Engage in Challenging Activities. Presented at the American Psychology Association (APA) Conference, Washington, DC. (2014)
  • Los, Ryan, Schweinle, Amy. The Effects of Self-Regulation and Self-Efficacy on Academic Outcome. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science (APS) Conference, San Francisco, CA. (2014)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Los, Ryan, Anis, Musheera. College student's motivation to engage in challenging activities. Presented at the American Psychological Association annual meeting, Honolulu, HI. (July 2013)
  • Helming, Luralyn, Krokstrom, Laurel, Schweinle, Amy. Global and task specific academic motivation: Correlations for music and non-music majors. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.. (May 2013)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Krokstrom, Laurel, Helming, Luralyn. Personal and Contextual Factors Affecting Expectancy for Success. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.. (May 2013)
  • Krokstrom, Laurel, Helming, Luralyn, Schweinle, Amy. Self-regulation and academic environmental perceptions of undergraduate students. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, D.C.. (May 2013)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Los, Ryan, AnisAbdellatif, Musheera. Predicting College Students' Interest in Repeating Challenging Course Activities. Presented at the American Psychology Association (APA) Conference, Honolulu, HI. (2013)
  • Krokstrom, Laurel, Helming, Luralyn, Schweinle, Amy. The perceived task value of undergraduate music and non-music majors for their major and general coursework.. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL. (May 2012)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Schweinle, Amy. Attributes of motivation during difficult math tasks: An examination of preadolescent perceptions of challenge.. Presented at the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC, Canada. (April 2012)
  • Jordre, Becca, Schweinle, Amy, Paszik, J., Bures, J., Mettler, P.. Restorative care: current trends and the involvement of physical therapists. Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association. (2011)
  • Long, Mary, Elhai, J., Schweinle, Amy, Gray, M., Grubaugh, A., Frueh, C.. Criterion A1 controversy: Current findings and implications for DSM-V. In Criterion A: Should it stay or should it go?. Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Atlanta, GA. (November 2009)
  • Dvorak, Michelle, Newland, Lisa, Coyl, Diana D., Schweinle, Amy, . Fathering style, attachment, and children's self-concept. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (August 2009)
  • Schweinle, Amy. Definitions of Success and Motivation Among College Students. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (April 2009)
  • Helming, Luralyn, Schweinle, Amy. Teacher Effects on Motivation in Ability Grouped Fifth Grade Mathematics Classes.. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (April 2009)
  • Almond, Tasha, Schweinle, Amy. An international study on reading achievement and home contextual factors. Presented at the Mid-West Educational Research Association annual meeting, Columbus, OH. (October 2008)
  • Hanson, Ashley, Schweinle, Amy. Motivational distinctions of challenge versus difficulty among 10- to 11-year-olds. Presented at the Association for Psychological Sciences Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. (May 2008)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Mims, Grace. The influence of student race and the classroom environment on academic self-efficacy. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New York City, NY. (March 2008)
  • Freeman, Harry, Schweinle, Amy, Newland, Lisa. The role of sexual activity in attachment transfer during adolescence. Presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL. (March 2008)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Reisetter, Marcia, Stokes, V.. Elements of engagement for successful learning. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. (April 2007)
  • Almond-Reiser, Tasha, Schweinle, Amy, Newland, Lisa, . Predicting change in children's kindergarten literacy skills from childcare and home environments. Presented at the Midwestern Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. (October 2006)
  • Schweinle, Amy. The interaction of student race and classroom environment on mathematics self-efficacy. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada. (April 2005)
  • Schweinle, Amy, Turner, J. C., Meyer, D. K.. Student Motivation And Affect In The Classroom Context. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (April 2004)
  • KORCUSKA, JAMES, Schweinle, Amy, Schweinle, William. Implementing an honor code: Three ways to skin a cat. Presented at the Academic Integrity, Moral Development, and the Demands of Citizenship Conference, Kansas City, KS. (2004)
  • Schweinle, William, Schweinle, Amy, Leggett-Dugosh, K., Hutchison, J., Furl, N.. A power analysis: A trimmed ANOVA and multiple comparison procedures.