Counseling & Community Psychology - School of Health & Human Services - St. Cloud State University

Community Psychology
B210 Education Building
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
(campus map)

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30
Phone: (320) 308-2160
Fax: (320) 308-3216

Susan Parault Dowds

Susan Parault DowdsAssociate Professor
Office A-271 Education Building
(320) 308-2078


University of Georgia  Ph.D.  in Educational Psychology

University of Georgia  M.A.  in Educational Psychology

Louisiana State University B.S. in Psychology

Research Interests


Language Development

Recent Publications

Rogers-Haverback, H., & Parault, S. J. (2011). Pre-Service reading teachers' tutoring,

efficacy, and content knowledge. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27, 703 – 711.

Parault, S. J., & William, H. (2010). Reading motivation, reading comprehension and

reading amount in deaf and hearing adults. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education,

15, 120-135.

Wexelbaum, R., Miltenoff, P., & Parault, S. (2010).  EBooks and reading comprehension:

Perspectives of librarians and educators.  Bibliosphere,13, 1-12. 

Rogers-Haverback, H., & Parault, S. J. (2008). Pre-service teacher efficacy and

the tutoring of reading: A review. Educational Psychology Review, 20, 237-255.

Parault, S. J., & Parkinson, M. (2008). Sound symbolic word learning in middle grade

children. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 33, 647-641.

Courses Taught

CEEP 262 Human Growth and Development

CEEP 361 Introduction to Educational Psychology

CEEP 476 Research Methods in Applied Psychology

CEEP 675 Research Methods

CEEP 678 Introduction to Graduate Statistics

HIED 807 Research Design and Assessment in Higher Education

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