• Edu_Bob_Lockwood

    Bob Lockwood, PhD

    Dr. Bob Lockwood has been a professor with Kaplan University since 2005. He teaches courses in student assessment, research methods, educational psychology, statistics, and quantitative methods. He received his Doctorate in Educational Psychology/Research with a statistics concentration from the University of Alabama in 1977.

    Prior to graduate school, Dr. Lockwood was an Army helicopter pilot and served in Vietnam in 1969-1970. His undergraduate degree is in psychology from Troy State University. He worked in both the Alabama State Department of Education in K-12, where he was the supervisor of assessment, and he retired as the director of the Research and Information Services Division in the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) on December 1, 2008.

    In 1983, Dr. Lockwood became an adjunct associate professor at the University of Alabama teaching statistics in the Doctor of Public Administration program and served on over 50 doctoral dissertation committees in that program. Dr. Lockwood's research interests include formative assessment and the application of invitational education theory in online classrooms. He developed and validated the "Invitational Online Teaching Assessment" that allows online instructors to survey their students about how they perceive the invitational teaching behaviors of the instructor.

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