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Photograph of Cindy StewartCindy Stewart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Psychology Research Coordinator
Office: N-1063

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


Dr. Stewart has been at UHD since 2005. She offers more than 10 courses in varied delivery formats and contributes to the psychology and health degree programs. She is a member of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence Advisory Board and leads the Online Committee. She earned a Master Online Teacher certification from the University of Illinois-Champagne, and multiple online teaching certifications from Quality Matters. She is currently completing an Advanced Online Teaching certification with the Online Learning Consortium.

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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., 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, 3739-3754.

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

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