Ludmila Praslova

Dr. Ludmila Praslova

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Professor of Psychology; Director of Educational Effectiveness and Institutional Research

lpraslova@vanguard.edu

Doctorate of Philosophy, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
The University of Akron, Akron, OH.

Research interests:  Organizational Psychology, Cultural Psychology.

Other professional interests: Curriculum Development, Program Assessment, Educational Effectiveness.

Sample recent publications:

Praslova, L. (2012). Active learning assignments for undergraduate Industrial/Organizational psychology courses. In S. McCarthy, K. L. Dickson, J. Cranney, A.Trapp and V.Karandashev (Eds.), Teaching Psychology around the World, Vol. 3. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK.

Praslova, L. (2010). Adaptation of Kirkpatrick’s four level model of training criteria to assessment of learning outcomes and program evaluation in Higher Education. Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 22, 215-125, Springer Netherlands. DOI: 10.1007/s11092-010-9098-7

Sample recent presentations:

Praslova, L., Howard, J., Hummel, K.J., & Degelman, C. (2012). Application of Bronfenbenner’s Ecological Systems Model to Educational Policy and Leadership on National and Local Levels. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January 5-8, 2012.

Praslova, L. Howard, J., Hummel, K.J., & Degelman, C. (2011). Psychological Science and Hot Topics in Educational Debate. Poster presented at the 23d Annual Convention of Association for Psychological Science/Teaching Institute, Washington, DC, May 26, 2011.

Praslova, L. & Lebrecht, A. (2011). Addressing Challenges in Student Success and Retention with Focused Research and Team Effort. Symposium presentation in Patterson,N., Al-Hassan, M., Praslova, L., & Lebrecht, A. (2011). Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resources Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 6-8, 2011.

Gittens, C.A., & Praslova, L., (2011). Teaching for and Assessing Faith Development: the Integration of Values and Learning in the General Education Curriculum. Symposium presentation in Gittens, C.A., Praslova, L., Welch, M., Ganote, C., & Flanigin, Z. (2011). Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resources Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 6-8, 2011.

Praslova, L. (2010). Active learning assignments for undergraduate Industrial/Organizational psychology classes. Poster presented at the IV International Conference on Psychology Education, July 08 -11, 2010, Sydney, Australia.

Praslova, L. (2010). In-Class Pretests may Help Subsequent Student Learning. Poster presented at the 22d Annual Convention of Association for Psychological Science/Teaching Institute, Boston, MA, May 27, 2010.

Personal Interests: swimming, travel, landscape photography.