Dr. Rachel Partsch

Background  
 I have spend over 10 years working in Christian higher education in a variety of roles including administrative staff, adjunct instructor, and currently as an assistant professor. My research interests include self-concept, academic motivation, student achievement and learning, and the intersection of Christian faith and motivation.  
 
Education  
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Regent University (2021) 
Ed.D. in Educational Psychology, Regent University (2018)  
M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Northwest University (2014) 
B.A. in Psychology, Northwest University (2011)  
 
Current Roles  
 Assistant Professor of Psychology  
Faculty Lead for the online MS in DARP program  
 
Classes  
PSYC 5053 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics (online) 
PSYC 5083 Quantitative Methods (online) 
PSYC 5063 Qualitative Methods and Data Analysis (online) 
PSYC 5223 Cognition and Motivation (online) 
PSYC 2553 Educational Psychology (online & on-campus)  
PSYC 4023 Cognitive Psychology (online)  
 
Hobbies  
Painting  
Gardening  
Hiking  
Cooking  
 
Recommended Reading  
 Bandura, A. (1997). Self-efficacy: An exercise of control. Worth.  
 Shadish, W. R., Cook, T. D., & Campbell, D. T. (2001). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs. Houghton.  
 Steele, C. M. (2011). Whistling Vivaldi: How stereotypes affect us and what we can do. W.W. Norton.  
 Wright, N. T. (2018). Simply Jesus. Harper One.