Dr. Mindy L. Crain-Dorough
Assistant Professor of Educational Research
Ph.D, Louisiana State University, 2003
M.A., Louisiana State University, 2003
M. Ap. Stat, Louisiana State University, 1998
B.S., Louisiana State University, 1994
Office: TEC 233
Teaching Expertise: Introduction to Applied Statistics in Educational Research (on-line), Educational Statistics, Introduction to Applied Statistics in Educational Research, Understanding and Applying Research in Education.
Research Interests: Structural Equation Modeling, Characteristics of dropouts and dropout prevention, specifically ways schools can mediate the likelihood of dropping out, Development of vocational programs and skills instruction for adolescents, Quality of college preparation at secondary institutions, Secondary mathematics methods of instruction, Early reading instruction, assessment, and intervention, School effectiveness, Self-perception, including self-concept, self-esteem, and self-efficacy.