Jacqueline Schwab

Jacqueline Schwab
Associate Professor, Baccalaureate HDFS Program
Program Coordinator & Associate Professor, Associate HDFS Program
Office Phone
Office Location
Bookstore, 11
Penn State Mont Alto | 1 Campus Drive | Mont Alto, PA 17237

    Jacqueline E. Schwab


    Ph.D., Human Development & Family Studies, Penn State
    M.S., Human Development & Family Studies, Penn State
    B.A., Social Psychology, San Diego State University

    Courses Taught

    • BBH 143: Drugs, Behavior and Health
    • HDFS 129: Introduction to Lifespan Human Development
    • HDFS 249N: Adult Development and Aging
    • HDFS 311: Introduction to Human Services (HDFS Interventions)
    • HDFS 402: Human Service Senior Seminar
    • HDFS 429: Advanced Child Development
    • HDFS 445 & PSYCH 416: Development Throughout Adulthood

    Faculty Scholarly Activities

    1. Yaure, R.G. & Schwab, J.E. (2018). Understanding the student experience in online and hybrid courses to improve instruction. Family Science Review, 22(4), 3-22.
    2. Shaffer, S.C., Gill, S., Seidel, A., Schwab, J., Yaure, R. & Jacobson-McConnell, L. (2018). Lessons learned from using the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) to support student growth and success. Journal of Access, Retention & Inclusion in Higher Education, 1, 74-93. https://www.wcupa.edu/universityCollege/asp/documents/ADP%20Journal-2018...
    3. Schwab, J.E. (2018). Drugs, Health & Behavior. OER Pressbook. Penn State. https://psu.pb.unizin.org/bbh143/
    Research Interests

    Pedagogical assessment of diversity educationLife-long learning and resilience


    Understanding the Student Experience in Online and Hybrid Courses to Improve Instruction, Family Science Review - December, 2018

    Lessons Learned from Using the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) to Support Student Growth and Success, Journal of Access, Retention and Inclusion in Higher Education

    Does Embedding Test Instruction in Classroom Presentations Improve Test Performance? - 2011

    The effects of sex steroids on spatial performance: a review and an experimental clinical investigation - March, 2002

    The role of sex hormone replacement therapy on self-perceived competence in adolescents with delayed puberty - September, 2001

    On the importance of being pubescent, Contemporary Psychology: A Journal of Reviews - December 1, 1991

    Physical attractiveness and psychosocial functioning among early adolescents - August 1, 1991

    Early adolescent temperament and academic competence: Tests of "direct effects" and developmental contextual models - 1989


    Ph D, HDFS, Penn State

    MS, HDFS, Penn State

    BA, Social Psychology, San Diego State University