Andria Schwegler Profile

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Dr. Schwegler

  • Department: Counseling and Psychology
  • Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Room: WH-318N

Dr. Andria Schwegler is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Counseling and Psychology Department at Texas A&M University – Central Texas. She received her undergraduate education at Troy University in Troy, Alabama earning a Bachelor of Science in Education. She received a Master of Education from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma and a Master of Science in Experimental Psychology from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. She received her Doctorate in Experimental Psychology from The University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. She was employed with Tarleton State University in Killeen, Texas from 2003-2005, 2008-2009, and returned to join the faculty at A&M-Central Texas in 2011. From 2012-2017, she served as the Online Coordinator for the College of Education. Dr. Schwegler is a Quality Matters Certified Peer Reviewer and has published several articles related to the scholarship of teaching and learning, including Schwegler (2018) Rigor, Meet Reality, WCET Frontiers Blog post; Schwegler & Altman (2015) Analysis of Peer Review Comments: QM Recommendations and Feedback, American Journal of Distance Education, 29(3), 1-12; Schwegler, Altman, & Bunkowski (2014). Beliefs Regarding Faculty Participation in Peer Review of Online Courses, Internet Learning, 3(1), 95-116; and Schwegler (2013) From Lessons Learned the Hard Way to Lessons Learned the Harder Way, Insight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 8, 26-31. Dr. Schwegler is the Graduate Coordinator for the Educational Psychology program, and she regularly engages with students in research, a high impact educational practice.  She facilitates presentation of her students’ scholarship at Scholar’s Day, at conferences [Dillon & Schwegler (2018) Friend or Fowl: Perceptions of Chickens as Therapy Animals. Presentation at Southwestern Psychological Association Convention, Houston, Texas; Fiala, Coble, Schwegler, & Lapierre (2015). Ringtone triggers negative stress reactions after military deployment. Poster presentation at American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada] and in publications [Atkinson (2013). A Student’s Experience and View on College Teaching and Learning. Insight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 8, 32-36.].