Faculty Profile

Elias Mpofu

Title
Professor
Department
Rehabilitation and Health Services
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

EdD, University of Pretoria, 2010.
Major: Educational Psychology
MSc, University of Zimbabwe, 1999.
Major: Educational Psychology
Dissertation Title: Socio-cultural effects on children's performance on class inclusion tasks
PhD, Univ Of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999.
Major: Rehabilitation Psychology
Dissertation Title: Social acceptance of early adolescents with physical disabilities

Current Scheduled Teaching*

AARS 6830.001, Disability, Health and Functioning, Fall 2021
HLSC 6950.012, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2021
RHAB 5770.900, Rehabilitation Research and Program Evaluation, Fall 2021
RHAB 5770.950, Rehabilitation Research and Program Evaluation, Fall 2021
AARS 6900.012, Special Problems, Fall 2021

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HLSR 6950.012, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2021
RHAB 5741.900, Employment and Career Development, Spring 2021 SPOT
RHAB 5950.012, Master's Thesis, Spring 2021
HLSR 6900.012, Special Problems in Health Services Research, Spring 2021
AGER 6740.001, Advanced Social Gerontology, Fall 2020 SPOT
HLSR 6950.012, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
RHAB 5950.012, Master's Thesis, Fall 2020
HLSR 6200.001, Research Methods and Design, Fall 2020 SPOT
AGER 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
RHAB 4700.900, Employment Services, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 4700.950, Employment Services, Spring 2020
HLSR 6710.001, Health Disparities and Social Justice, Spring 2020
RHAB 4700.810, Employment Services, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4700.820, Employment Services, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5770.830, Rehabilitation Research and Program Evaluation, Fall 2019 SPOT
RHAB 5741.810, Employment and Career Development, Spring 2019 SPOT
RHAB 5741.820, Employment and Career Development, Spring 2019
RHAB 6710.001, Health Disparities and Social Justice, Spring 2019 SPOT
RHAB 6730.001, Disability, Health, and Functioning, Fall 2018 SPOT
AGER 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
HLSR 6200.001, Research Methods and Design, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 6710.001, Health Disparities and Social Justice, Spring 2018 SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Mpofu, E. (2021). Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 638. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Mpofu, E. (2015). Community oriented health services: Practices across disciplines.. New York: NY: Springer.
Book Chapter
Mpofu, E. (2021). Concepts and models in sustainable community health. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 3-38. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Oppong, S., Brune, K., Mpofu, E. (2021). Indigenous communities health. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 579-610. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Mpofu, E., Houck, E., Linden, A., Fernandez, C. (2021). Intellectual and developmental disability health and wellbeing. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 461-497. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Davies, K., Mpofu, E., Abah, T., Moore, A. R. (2021). Obesity and metabolic conditions.. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 537-577. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Ingman, S. R., Mpofu, E. (2021). The futures of sustainable community health. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 613-631. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Machina, M., Mpofu, E., Rivera-Torres, S., Abah, T., Knight, R. P. (2021). Older adults wellbeing. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 435-459. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030596866
Watts, J., McDaniels, B., Rivera, S., Resiak, D., Mpofu, E., Redwine, S. (2021). Community Substance Use Safety. Sustainable Community Health. 201-237. Palgrave Macmillan.
Colombo-Dougovito, A. M., Dillon, S. R., Mpofu, E. (2021). The Wellbeing of People with Neurodiverse Conditions. Sustainable Community Health: Systems and Practices in Diverse Settings. 499-535. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Watts, J., Mpofu, E., Li, Q., Cortez, V., Bayina, G. (2021). Community Mental Health Resourcing. Sustainable Community Health. 239-269. Palgrave Macmillan.
Mpofu, E. (2020). Personality conceptions in African cultural heritage settings. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Personal and Individual Difference. 4. New York, NY: Wiley. https://www.wiley.com/en-us/exportProduct/pdf/9781118970744
Mpofu, N., Machina, E., Mpofu, E., Dunbar-Krige, H., Tansey, T. (2020). School-to- community living and participation transition practices with students with neurodiversity.. Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education. 22. London, UK: Oxford UK. https://oxfordre.com/education/page/1975
Mpofu, E., Machina, M., Wang, B., Knight, R. (2019). Allied and clinical mental health systems-of-care and strength-based approaches. Yes. 1(1), 43-68. New York, NY: Springer. https://connect.springerpub.com/content/book/978-0-8261-3108-9/part/part02/chapter/ch03
Mpofu, E., Tansey, T., Mpofu, N., Tu, W., Li, Q. (2019). Employment practices with people with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Digital Age. 1(1), 309-326. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-28180-9
Mpofu, E., Watts, J., Li, Q., Ngozi, C., Igbeka, P. (2019). Community-based Mental Health Counseling, Recovery Models, and Multidisciplinary Collaboration.. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicing in Integrated Systems of Care. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E. (2019). Test score bias and validity in person-oriented healthcare. 1(1), 363-386. New York, NY: Springer. https://connect.springerpub.com/content/book/978-0-8261-6243-4/part/part04/chapter/ch16
Carey, C. D., Pitt, J., Sanchez, J., Robertson, S., Mpofu, E. D. (2019). Exploring Positive Psychological Interventions as Race, Gender and Disability Intersect. Theoretical Approaches to Multi-Cultural Positive Psychological Interventions. 19. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-030-20583-6_11
Mpofu, E., Moore, A., Ingman, S., Mhaka-Mutepfa, M. (2018). "Foster to be fostered": Carer grandparents of sub-Saharan Africa. Grandparents in cultural context.. 245-268. NY, NY: Springer:.
Mpofu, E., Mpofu, N. (2018). Assessment. Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling. 201-220. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J., Craig, A., Heasley, S. (2018). Disability and Vocational Rehabilitation in Rural and Remote Australasia. Disability and Vocational Rehabilitation in Rural Settings. 335-352. Springer International Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64786-9_18
Mpofu, E., Chireshe, R., Mpofu, J. (2018). Inclusive education in Zimbabwe. Johannesburg, South Africa: Van Schaik.
Ntinda, K., Mpofu, E., Dunbar-Krige, H., Makuane, R. (2018). Community Based Rehabilitation for Inclusive Social Development in Southern Africa.. Disability and Social Inclusion Development in Southern Africa. Disability and Social Inclusion Development in Southern Africa(1st), 171-183. Cheltenham: UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.google.com/search?q=Community+based+rehabilitation+for+inclusive+social+development+in+Southern+Africa.+In+T.+Chataika+(Ed.).+Disability+and+Social+Inclusion+Development+in+Southern+Africa.+UK:+Edward+Elgar+Publishing&client=firefox-b&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjom5absrDfAhVWVH0KHUXuDIIQ7Al6BAgAEBE&biw=1440&bih=791
Mpofu, E., Anthanasou, J., Harley, D., Dune, T., Deveglier, P., Carey, C. D. (2018). Integration of Culture in Teaching about Disability.. Culture Across the Curriculum: A Psychology Teacher’s Handbook.. 400. New York, NY: Cambridge.
Mpofu, E., Levers, L. L., Makuwira, J., Mpofu, K., Mamboleo, G. (2017). Community-Based Rehabilitation for Human Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa. 335-345. Springer New York. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7328-6_18
Mpofu, E., Dune, T. M., Evans, D., Sullivan, G. (2017). Queering multicultural education. 275-290. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.
Dune, T., Mpofu, E. (2017). Understanding Sexuality and Disability: Using Interpretive Hermeneutic Phenomenological Approaches. Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences. 1-21. Springer Singapore. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2779-6_130-1
Mpofu, E., Bracken, B. A., Vijver, F. v., Saklofske, D. H. (2017). Teaching about Intelligence, Concept Formation, and Emotional Intelligence. Internationalizing the Teaching of Psychology. Advances in Cultural Psychology(1st), 281-296. Charlotte, NC:. https://www.infoagepub.com/products/Internationalizing-the-Teaching-of-Psychology
Mpofu, E., Madden, R., Madden, R., Peterson, D. B., Gitchel, W. D. (2016). Advances in rehabilitation and health assessments. 244-255. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., van der Merwe, K., Ntinda, K. (2016). African perspectives of personality psychology. 32-46. Cape Town: Oxford.
Mpofu, E. (2016). The Evolution of quality of life perspectives in the developing world.. 175-180. Washington DC: American Association on Mental Retardation.
Mpofu, E., Baghbanian, A., Bickenbach, J., Brooks, J. (2015). Community oriented health services: History, frameworks, nature and significance.. Community oriented health services: Practices across disciplines. 1-15. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Harley, D., Scanlan, J., Umeasiegbu, V., Mpofu, N. (2015). Disability Social Inclusion and Community Health. Community oriented health services: Practices across disciplines. 207-222. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E. (2015). Family Assessments in Rehabilitation Service Provision.. Families in Rehabilitation Counseling: A Community-Based Rehabilitation Approach. 251-266. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Saklofse, D. H., van der Vijver, F. J., Suzuki, L. (2015). Intelligence and culture: History and assessment. Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective and current concepts. 341-366. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Oakland, T., Maree, J. G., Seeco, E. G. (2015). Locality, observability and community action (LOCUM) in test development and use in emerging education settings.. Handbook of international development and education. 326-342. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Mpofu, E., Lam, M., Mpofu, N., Johnson, E. E., Evans, D. W. (2015). Monitoring and evaluation of community oriented health services. Community oriented health services: Practices across disciplines. 117-133. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E. (2015). Multicultural rehabilitation counseling: Optimizing success with diversity. Counseling theories and techniques for rehabilitation and mental health professions. 417-441. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Mackey, M., Hossain, Z. S., Cordier, R., Millington, M., Wilkes-Gillian, S. (2015). Pedagogical Techniques in the Health Sciences. The SAGE Sourcebook of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement. 271-278. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Mpofu, E., Cummings, R., Machina, M. (2015). Quality of community life indicators. Community oriented health services: Practices across disciplines. 165-181. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Ruhode, N., Mhaka-Mutepfa, M., Mapfumo, J. (2015). Resilience among Zimbabwean youths with orphanhood. Youth resilience and culture. 67-79. New York, NY: Springer.
Mpofu, E., Baghbanian, A., Hossain, Z. (2015). What Matters in Community Oriented Health Services. Community oriented health services: Practices across disciplines. 345-349. New York, NY:: Springer.
Conference Proceeding
Mpofu, E., Diale, B., Dunbar-Krige, H., Ntinda, K., Pillay, J. (2019). Social function acquisition among sub-Saharan African culture children and teenagers with orphanhood. 43(6), 21-16. Amsterdam, Netherlands:. https://issbd.org/ContentDisplay.aspx?src=bulletin
Journal Article
Mpofu, E., Ingman, S. R., Matthews-Juarez, P., Rivera-Torres, S., Juarez, P. (2020). Trending the Evidence on Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Continuum of care among Rural American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Tribes: A Systematic Scoping Review. Addictive Behaviors. 114, 8. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306460320308728
Mpofu, E. (2020). Sleep duration is associated with vitamin D deficiency in older women living in Macao, China: A pilot cross-sectional study. PloS ONE. 15(3), 16. Phoenix, Arizona: Plos One org. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/metrics?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0229642
Moore, A. R., Bohm-Jordan, M., Amey, F., Mpofu, E. (2020). Correlates of Single Versus Multiple Functional Disabilities Among Aging Americans: Race/Ethnicity and Region of Birth. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. 6, 9. Denton:. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2333721420914785
Li, Q., Mpofu, E., Turner, K. W., Yin, C. (2019). Perception of falls and confidence in self-management of falls among older adults.. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. No. 16(24), 1-13. Basel, Switzerland:. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/disability_health
Yang, C., Moore, A., Mpofu, E., Dorystyn, D., Li, Q., Yin, C. (2019). Effectiveness of combined cognitive and physical interventions to enhance functioning in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials.. The Gerontologist. No. 29(6), 1-10. New York, NY: Oxford. https://academic.oup.com/gerontologist/pages/About
Athanasou, J., Murphy, G., Mpofu, E. (2019). The impact of disabilities on earning or learning in Australia and the implications for career development. No. 28(7), 103-111. Melbourne, VIC: Australian Council of Educational of Educational Research.
Brooks, J., Blake, J., Mpofu, E., Sanchez, J., Wu, J., Chen, X., Cotton, B. P., Bartel, S. J. (2019). Self-reported pain intensity and depressive symptoms among community-dwelling older adults with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Community Mental Health Journal. No. 55(6), 1298-1304. New York, NY: Springer. https://link.springer.com/journal/10597
Moores, C. J., Ke, L., Mason, R. S., Gill, T. P., Mpofu, E., Ho, J., Dibley, M. J., Brock, K. E. (2019). Body mass index increases with ageing and risk factors for overweight/obesity in a representative Macau population. No. 31(7), 167-172. Singapore, Singapore: Sage. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1010539519836535
Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. A., Rafe, C., Belshaw, S. H. (2018). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Efficacy for Reducing Recidivism Rates of Moderate- and High-Risk Sexual Offenders: A Scoping Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 62(1), 170-186.
Le, J., Dorstyn, D., Mpofu, E., Prior, E., Tully, P. J. (2018). Health-related quality of life in coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis mapped against the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health.. Quality of Life Research. 27(10), 2491–2503. Cham: Springer. https://link.springer.com/journal/11136/27/10/page/1
Moore, A. R., Amey, F., Mpofu, E. (2018). Determinants of supports for government involvement in obesity control among American adults..
Fromont, A., Godin, I., Mpofu, E., Casini, A. (2018). For a South-relevant psychometric. Psychotherapy. 1(3), 1-3. New York, NY: Crimson Publishers. https://crimsonpublishers.com/pprs/fulltext/PPRS.000517.php
Mpofu, E. (2018). How religion frames health norms: A structural theory approach. Religions. 9(4), 119-129. Basel: MDPI. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions
Catalano, D., Mpofu, E., Holloway, L. (2018). Mental Health Interventions for Parent Carers of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Practice Guidelines from a Critical Interpretive Synthesis (CIS) Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15(2), 23. MDPI. www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph
Ke, L., Mason, R. S., Mpofu, E., Vingren, J. L., Li, Y., Graubard, B. I., Brock, K. (2017). Hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors are associated with vitamin D deficiency in an urban Chinese population: A short report. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 173, 286-291.
Raffaele, M., Mpofu, E., Smith-Merry, J., Mackey, M. (2017). Men with Adult Onset Epileptic Seizures: Their Coping Strategies and Sense of Subjective Wellbeing following Elective Neurosurgery. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling. 23(1), 19-36.
Fang, Y., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2017). Reducing depressive or anxiety symptoms in post-stroke patients: Pilot trial of a constructive integrative psychosocial intervention.. Other. 11(4), 53-58.
Hallfors, D. D., Iritani, B. J., Zhang, L., Hartman, S., Luseno, W. K., Mpofu, E., Rusakaniko, S. (2016). 'I thought if I marry the prophet I would not die': The significance of religious affiliation on marriage, HIV testing, and reproductive health practices among young married women in Zimbabwe. Other. 13(1), 178-187.
Belshaw, S. H., Mpofu, E., Rafe, C., Athanasou, J. (2016). Cognitive-Behavior Therapy Efficacy for Reducing Recidivism Rates of Sexual Offenders: A Scoping Systematic Literature Review. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Resiak, D., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2016). Drug Treatment Policy in the Criminal Justice System: A Scoping Literature Review. American Journal of Criminal Justice. 41(1), 3-13.
Mpofu, E. (2016). Follower-Centric Influences on Sexual Decision Making in a Pentecostal Church Faith Community. Religions. 7(6), .
Mpofu, E., Mhaka-Mutepfa, M., Hunter, C., Cumming, R. (2016). Personal and social resourcing of resourcing of everyday health and wellbeing among Zimbabwean grandparents in carer roles. 6(3), 51-64.
Ntinda, K., Mpofu, E., Bender, B., Moagi, S. (2015). Botswana school child parents: their personal and community relationships contexts for counselling. British Journal of Guidance & Counseling. 43(5), 546-558.
Mpofu, E., Dune, T. (2015). Evaluating person-centered measures to understand sexuality with Cerebral Palsy: Procedures and applications. 3(4), 144-155.
Mhaka-Mutepfa, M., Mpofu, E., Cumming, R. (2015). Impact of Protective Factors on Resilience of Grandparent Carers Fostering Orphans and Non-Orphans in Zimbabwe. Journal of Aging and Health. 27(3), 454-479.
Madden, R. H., Glozier, N., Fortune, N., Dyson, M., Gilroy, J., Bundy, A., Llewellyn, G., Salvador-Carulla, L., Lukersmith, S., Mpofu, E., Madden, R. (2015). In Search of an Integrative Measure of Functioning. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 12(6), 5815-5832.
Mpofu, E. (2015). Teacher-reported quality of schooling indicators in Botswana primary schools: an exploratory study. 33(1), 126-139.
Mpofu, E., Galassi, A., Athanasou, J. (2015). Therapeutic community treatment of an inmate population with substance-use disorders: Post-release trends in re-arrest, reincarceration, and drug misuse relapse.. International Journal of Environmental Research. 12, 7059-7072.
Mpofu, E., Bond, K., Millington, M. (2015). Treating women with genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder: Influences ofpatient agendas on help-seeking. 2(4), 1033-1041.
Ke, L., Mason, R. S., Mpofu, E., Dibley, M., Li, Y., Brock, K. E. (2015). Vitamin D and parathyroid hormone status in a representative population living in Macau, China.. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 148, 261-8.
Review
Dorstyn, D., Black, R., Mpofu, E., Kneebone, I. (2017). Utilizing the ICF to Understand Depressive Symptomology in Multiple Sclerosis: An Exploratory Systematic Review. Rehabilitation Psychology. 62(2), 143-164.
Mpofu, E., Craig, A., Millington, M., Murphy, G., Dorstyn, D. (2015). Return to Work Practices and Research with Spinal Cord Injury: An Australian Perspective. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling. 21(1), 65-76.
Galassi, A., Mpofu, E., Athanasou, J. (2015). Therapeutic Community Treatment of an Inmate Population with Substance Use Disorders: Post-Release Trends in Re-Arrest, Re-Incarceration, and Drug Misuse Relapse. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 12(6), 7059-7072.
Ke, L., Mason, R. S., Kariuki, M., Mpofu, E., Brock, K. E. (2015). Vitamin D status and hypertension: a review. Other. 8, 13-35.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Barrio, B. L. (Principal), Carey, C. D. (Co-Principal), Savage, M. (Co-Principal), Keller, M. (Co-Principal), Levingston, B. D. (Supporting), Gafford, L. C. (Supporting), Mpofu, E., "UNT ELEVAR: Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Program for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Texas," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, Federal, $2636981 Funded. (October 1, 2020September 30, 2025).
Mpofu, E. (Co-Principal), Dune, T. M. (Principal), Hossain, S. Z. (Co-Principal), Mupedzanhamo, V. (Co-Principal), Liamputtong, P. (Principal), "Westie story: Fertility control supports needs of cultural and linguistically diverse young people of Western Sydney," Sponsored by Australia Research Council, Federal, $299800 Funded. (January 01, 2020December 31, 2022).
Mohanty, S. (Principal), Kougianos, E. (Co-Principal), Mpofu, E. (Co-Principal), "Easy-Med: Interdisciplinary Training in Security, Privacy-Assured Internet of Medical Things," Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF), Federal, $247373 Funded. (September 2019August 2022).
Juarez, P. M. (Principal), Brune, K. (Co-Principal), Ingman, S. (Co-Principal), Mpofu, E. (Co-Principal), Warner, L. S. (Co-Principal), Tedesco, M. (Co-Principal), "ImPACT Tribal Consortium – Opiod Prevention, Treatment and Recovery," Sponsored by HRSA, Federal, $200000 Funded. (July 31, 2019November 30, 2020).
Mpofu, E. (Principal), "Father-Child Relationship Re-engagement Predispositions with Children with Neurodevelopmental Disability under Child Protective Services," Sponsored by Office of Research and Innovation, University of North Texas, $7000 Funded. (October 31, 2018August 31, 2020).
Sponsored Research
Mpofu, E., "Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities," Sponsored by Rehabilitation Services Administration, Federal, $50000 Funded. (October 01, 2015September 01, 2020).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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