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: https://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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  • 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.
  • 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. Child Development, 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.